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Govt Fast-Tracking Establishment of New Customer Protection Agency

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw says the Government is fast-tracking the creation of a new consumer protection agency. The agency intends to – among other things...

Govt Commits to Maintaining 4-6% Inflation Rate

Nationwide News understands the Government has committed to maintaining the inflation rate to between 4 and 6 percent as part of the wage increase agreement it has inked...

Omar Colleymore Remanded in Custody

Accused wife killer, Omar Best Collymore, has been remanded in custody until February 26. The date was set when Collymore appeared this afternoon in the Corporate Area...

Govt to Table Estimates of Expenditure Today

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw is to table in the House of Representatives today the estimates of expenditure for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. Minister Shaw is expected to...

Montague Cautiously Optimistic about 50% Drop in St James Murders

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says while it’s encouraging, he’ll not make much of the recently reported 50-percent decline in murders in St....

Govt Still Committed to Universal Access to Healthcare

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says the Government is committed to working towards universal access to quality healthcare. Dr. Tufton says it’s important...

Phillips Brands Padmore Audit a Political Ploy

Opposition Leader, Dr. Phillips, says he’s not concerned that an audit at the Padmore Primary School where Keisha Hayle is Principal may return adverse findings...

Keisha Hayle Nominated PNP Candidate for NW St Andrew

The PNP’s Keisha Hayle has been formally nominated as the party’s candidate to contest the North West St. Andrew seat against the JLP’s Dr. Nigel...

Probe Launched into Detainee Mix-Up

Acting Police Commissioner, Clifford Blake, has ordered the Inspectorate of the Constabulary to probe the circumstances that led to detainees from St James who were to...

Senate Approves Bill to Wipe National Heroes’ Criminal Records

The Senate on Friday approved a Bill which proposes to remove the criminal record of several of Jamaica’s national heroes and their supporters. Sam Sharpe, Paul...