Chevon Campbell

Cornwall Regional Hospital

Health Ministry Clear on Source of Problems at CRH

Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says there’s now clarity on the cause of the problems that have affected the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James....

Tufton in Parliament 2017

Gov’t Commits $3.5bn from NHF to Overhaul Health Infrastructure

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says the government intends to use $3.5-billion primarily drawn from the reserves of the National Health Fund, NHF, for a major...

Bunting-Montague

Montague & Bunting Clash Again over JCF Vehicle Procurement

National Security Minister Robert Montague, and his Opposition counterpart, Peter Bunting, have again clashed over the government’s procurement of used vehicles...

Delroy Chuck Parliament 2017

NO Intentions to ‘Punish’ Judges – Chuck

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is maintaining that he has no intention of ‘punishing’ judges for misconduct through any government legislation. His...

Land Valuation

Opposition Urges Govt to Protect Poor Amid Rising Land Values

Opposition Spokesman on Housing and Rural Development, Luther Buchanan, is urging the government to protect the poor from higher fees stemming from the increases in land...

Audley Shaw Budget 2016

Shaw Tables Amendments to Public Debt Management Act

The country has taken another step towards better managing its debt stock. This, as Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, opened the debate on a bill to amend the Public Debt...

Delroy Chuck-

Justice Ministry to Fast-Track Review of Outdated Legislation

The government will be seeking to make changes to the Constitution in a bid to hire part-time judges to help reduce the backlog of cases clogging the court system....

Opposition Bats for Raised Minimum Wage

Opposition Spokesman on Labour, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, is urging the government to phase in an increase in the minimum wage. This, after the Jamaica Labour Party made an...

hellshire-beach

Police Beef Up Security Downtown Following Shooting of ‘Livity’

The police say they’ve deployed additional resources to West Kingston following the shooting of Leighton ‘Livity’ Coke and a female companion on the weekend....

BasilWaite

Basil Waite Elected PNP Deputy General Secretary

Former Opposition Senator, Basil Waite, has been elected Deputy General Secretary with responsibility for Field Operations in the People’s National Party. He was...