Dennis Brooks

100k More Stopover Visitors

One-hundred-thousand more stopover tourists visited Jamaica last year than the year before. Data published by the Jamaica Tourist Board, JTB, revealed that for the 12...

Education Ministry Taking Control of 50 Early Childhood Schools

The Ministry of Education is moving to bring at least 50-percent of early childhood institutions under the direct control of the government. Education Minister, Ruel...

No Need for Early Elections, says Seaga

Former Prime Minister and JLP Leader, Edward Seaga is of the view that Prime Minister Andrew Holness should not call an early election. There’ve been speculations...

Jamaican Kicked off British Airways Flight says he was ‘Treated Like a Slave’

More details are emerging about the Jamaican Rastafarian elder who was kicked off a British Airways flight yesterday, after demanding to be placed in business class. The...

First Heritage Discontinues Charges on Dormant Accounts

First Heritage Credit Union, FHC, has discontinued the withdrawal of fees from dormant accounts. The Credit Union is the fifth financial institution to suspend or...

Respected Former Cop wants Grant for Commissioner

A former senior member of the Constabulary Force believes the Police Service Commission will make a grave mistake if the Acting Police Commissioner, Novelette Grant, is...

Jouvhaine Whitmore Case Discontinued

The case involving the Councillor for the Salt Spring Division, the PNP’s Sylvan Reid, has been discontinued, for now. Councillor Reid was facing multiple charges...

Kaliese Spencer to Appear before JADCO Panel May 15

Kaliese Spencer will begin the journey on May 15 to clear her name after she’s accused of evading and refusing to give a sample for testing to JADCO. The hearing...

Baby Stealer to be Sentenced Today

A medical assistant, Lorna Williamson, who pleaded guilty to stealing a day-old baby from the University Hospital of the West Indies in December last year is to be...

Scotia Investments Rakes in $150m Quarterly Profits

President of Scotia Investments Jamaica, Lissant Mitchell is reporting a net profit of almost $150-million for the quarter ended January 31. It represents a 27-percent...