Environmental Mismanagement Responsible for Increase in Bush Fires, Environmentalist

Environmentalist Peter Espeut says the recent increase in the number of bush fires and the drought currently crippling the country, are the consequences of decades of environmental mismanagement.

Mr. Espeut says the fire in Jack’s Hill, St. Andrew on the weekend is yet another example of the importance of proper environmental...Read More »

Portland Disposal Site on Fire

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, says a section of the Doctor’s Wood Disposal Site in Buff Bay, Portland is on fire.

In a statement last this morning the NSWMA says the area has been isolated and its response team along with fire fighters are working hard to extinguish the...Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: School Boy Richie's Indictment Documents

Prominent former Jamaican police corporal, Errol Richards is in custody in the United States.

Richards, who’s also called ‘School Boy Richie’, is facing drug related charges.
He was taken into custody by US law enforcement on June 14, 2014.

Nationwide News understands that Richards, 50, was taken into custody by federal police...Read More »

Samuda Speaks Out Against Critics Following Rift Over EWI

Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Karl Samuda, has responded to criticism from within the Jamaica Labour Party, by stating that he did not challenge a stance outlined by Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, regarding the Government’s Electricity Sector Enterprise Team, ESET.

Mr. Samuda’s statement on Tuesday that the Opposition supports the work of...Read More »

Florida Woman Imprisoned for Arranging Marriages Between Jamaicans & Americans

A woman from the city of Tampa in Florida, who arranged at least 10 fraudulent marriages intended to let Jamaicans gain citizenship in the United States, has been sent to federal prison for 15 months.

The woman, 55 year old Cassandra Hamilton, was yesterday sentenced by a federal judge for engaging...Read More »

NDM Blames Political Culture for Jamaica's Fall in Human Development Index

The National Democratic Movement has described as alarming, Jamaica’s ranking in the latest United Nations Human Development Index.

The report which was released yesterday has seen Jamaica fall 11 places from 85 in 2003 to 96 this year.

NDM President, Peter Townsend, says this year’s ranking is testament to the negative impact...Read More »

Police Inspector, Former Public Offical Arrested

A Police Inspector and a former public official are in police custody this afternoon, following a major operation by the Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA.

Its understood that both men are brothers.

They’ve been detained in relation to what MOCA is describing as a forgery and conspiracy related investigation.

Nationwide News...Read More »

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