Kalilah Enriquez

CCJ President on Parliament’s vote

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, Sir Dennis Byron, says Jamaica will be setting an example for the rest of the Caribbean if its parliament were to pass...

Private Sector Groups Wants Gov’t to Review 10% CET on Petroleum Products

Local businesses and manufacturers are calling on the government to review the 10-percent Common External Tariff, CET, imposed on imported petroleum products. According...

Salary Deductions for SERHA Staff Yet to Be Paid Over to Financial Institutions

Doctors, nurses and other workers employed to the Southeast Regional Health Authority, SERHA, are still waiting for some of their salary deductions to be paid over to...

Dawes Says No Personal Issue with PS, Kevin Harvey

The Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, JMDA, may be open to returning to the task force examining a possible shift system for doctors. A statement today from JMDA...

Questions Mount! Will PNP Get Bipartisan Suppport on May 12 for CCJ Vote?

There are questions this afternoon about whether any Opposition Senator will break ranks and support the Caribbean Court of Justice when the vote is taken next week. The...

Gov’t Yet to Respond to Police Federation’s Ultimatum Over Wage Talks

The Government has not responded to an ultimatum by the Police Federation over wage talks. The Police Federation says it giving the government until the end of business...

Permanent Secretary in Health Ministry Is Being Misleading – Dawes

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, Alfred Dawes, is accusing Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr. Kevin Harvey, of misrepresenting the...

Police Give Gov’t 1-day To Indicate When Police Wage Negotiation Will Start

The Police Federation is giving the government until the end of business today, to indicate when it will begin wage negotiations. In a statement to the media, the...

Bunting Seeks to Ally Concerns Surrounding Proposed DNA-bill

National Security Minister Peter Bunting is seeking to allay concerns about the use of force in collecting DNA samples from accused criminals. The recently-tabled DNA...

Cable Operators May Have to Remove Up to 98 Channels

The move today by the Broadcasting Commission, in directing cable operators to remove 19 premium channels from their service offerings by May 31 signals that major...