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Phillips Urges Govt to Outline Long Term State of Emergency Plan

The Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is urging the government to state what factors it will take into consideration in ending the state of public emergencies in...

Samuda Takes Over as House Leader

North Central St. Andrew Member of Parliament, Karl Samuda, is the new Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives. Mr. Samuda replaces South West St....

JAMPRO Confirms US$1bn in New Investments on the Horizon

Chairman of the Jamaica Promotions Corporation, JAMPRO, Don Wehby, says the agency has confirmed over USD$1-billion in new investments for Jamaica. Mr. Wehby is also a...

PM Directs Energy Minister to Roll Out Solar Lamp Programme

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s directed Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley to roll out a solar lamp programme to help reduce the number of deaths caused...

INDECOM Claims Appeal Court Ruling as ‘Major Victory’

Jamaica’s Court of Appeal has ruled that the common law gives INDECOM Commissioner, Terrence Williams and his investigators the power to arrest, charge and...

Trump Steel & Aluminium Tariffs Not Expected to Majorly Impact Jamaica

The Jamaican Government says its preliminary assessment is that US President Donald Trump’s decision to impose import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10-percent...

Senate Hails Late Artist, Gene Pearson

Senators on both sides of the aisle paid tribute today to acclaimed Jamaican artist and ceramist, Gene Pearson. Mr. Pearson died yesterday. It’s suspected that he...

Glasspole Brown Appointed Acting Director of Elections

Nationwide News understands veteran public servant, Glasspole Brown, has been appointed acting Director of Elections. He was appointed this morning following a meeting...

Phillips Blasts Govt ‘Anti-Poor’ Policies

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is blasting the government for what he says is the pursuit of policies which have hurt the poorest Jamaicans since it was returned...

Govt Uses Parliament to Renew Appeal for Teachers to Return to Work

The Government on Wednesday used Parliament to renew its appeal to teachers to hold strain and accept its wage offer. The Confederation of Trade Unions, the Civil...