Chevon Campbell

St. Andrew Bush Fire Under Control

The fire which broke out in the hills of rural St. Andrew yesterday evening has been brought under control. However, firefighters are still handling isolated pockets of...

St. Andrew Bush Fire Still Raging

A bush fire which broke out yesterday evening, is still raging in the Content Gap community in the hills of East Rural St. Andrew. The Chairman of the Jamaica Coffee...

Tackle Illegal Arms Trade

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, is calling on the Caribbean to be heard in the fight against illegal arms trafficking. He describes small arms as...

Doctors Offered 7%

The Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, JMDA, says progress has been in its negotiations with the ministry of finance earlier today. However JMDA President, Dr. Alfred...

Taxi Operators Protest; Transport Authority Holds Firm

Taxi operators converged in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew today to protest what they say is the unreasonable restrictions being placed on the number of passengers they can...

Cheaper Electricity Still On Track – ESET

Chairman for the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team, ESET, Dr. Vincent Lawrence, says things are on schedule to provide new cheaper generating capacity to the national...

Teachers Reject 7% Offer

President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, Doran Dixon, has written to the Minister with responsibility for the Public Service — Horace Dalley —...

Irrigation Commission Workers Restive

Workers at the National Irrigation Commission, NIC, are at breaking point over many unsettled issues. Workers at the NIC are represented by the Bustamante Industrial...

Red Stripe Opens $US2-m Cassava Processing Factory

Beer manufacturers, Red Stripe, today officially commissioned into service their new starch processing factory at their headquarters on Spanish Town road in western St....

Strong Take-up for JPS Prepaid Meters

The power company, JPS, says interest in its new prepaid metering system is better than expected. The new ‘Pay As You Go’ meters haven’t been powered...