Dennis Brooks

Opposition Bemoans ‘Cancerous’ Level of Corruption in Holness Administration

The People’s National Party (PNP) says the depth of corruption in the Holness administration has become cancerous. Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, was...

OPM Takes Temporary Charge of Education Ministry following Reid’s Sacking

A statement this morning from Prime Minister Holness disclosed that the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will now fall under the temporary supervision of the...

Dorraine Samuels Recovering in Hospital after Surgery

Veteran broadcaster, Dorraine Samuels, is seriously ill. The RJR Gleaner Group says Dorraine is currently recovering from surgery. The group says it notes concerns that...

New Tax Cuts Expected to Deliver Big Savings to Prospective Home Owners

Jamaicans looking to buy a $10-million house will save nearly $200,000 as a result of the government’s new tax cuts. In his budget presentation last week, Finance...

East Portland No Longer Safe PNP Territory, says Pollster

The pollster for the Jamaica Observer, Bill Johnson, says East Portland which was once considered a safe People’s National Party, PNP seat is now a marginal...

Conflicting Polls Ahead of East Portland By-Election

Two polls, two different results, as the race for East Portland heats up. A poll commissioned by the People’s National Party (PNP) shows its candidate-elect, Damion...

Relief Coming for SLB Debtors in Good Standing

Finance Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke, has announced that Student’s Loan Bureau (SLB) debtors in good standing will this year see a 2-percentage points decline in the...

Clarke to Open Budget Debate Today

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke is set to open what will be his inaugural budget debate this afternoon in the House of Representatives. The $803-billion budget for...

Crawford Fighting a Class War in East Portland

“I need East Portland more than it needs me!” That’s the declaration from People’s National Party standard-bearer for East Portland Damion...

Clarke Bullish about Accomplishments of Public Sector Transformation Programme

The vision of the Public Sector Transformation Programme is gradually being accomplished under the Transformation Implementation Unit in the Ministry of Finance and...