Michelle Thomas

McKenzie Clamping Down on Local Govt Maladministration

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says he’s prepared to exercise his power in law to deal with Municipal Corporations with persistent administrative...

Holness Appeals to NIDS Sceptics

The government is not about depriving citizens of their rights but it must be placed in a position to enforce existing law. That’s the word this afternoon from...

Possible Delays to the Start of NIDS Pilot Project

There could be a delay in the start of the pilot project for the National Identification System, NIDS. Acting Chief Technical Director in the Office of the Prime...

Two Americans Arrested after Attempting to Import Guns in Luggage

Two US nationals were arrested after a team of officers assigned to the Border Security Branch seized two firearms and 24 assorted rounds of ammunition at the Donald...

Senators Spar as Opposition Pushes for Stalling of NIDS Bill

Opposition Senator KD Knight on Friday recommended that the government withdraw the bill which proposes to establish a National Identification System, NIDS. Senator...

Special Commission Proposes NHT-HAJ Merger

A Special Commission reviewing the operations of the National Housing Trust, NHT, has proposed that the Trust be merged with the Housing Agency of Jamaica, HAJ. This is...

Foreign Ministry Offers Condolences following Sutherland Shooting

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, is offering condolences to the government and people of the United States in the aftermath...

NWA Redirects Eastbound Mandela Traffic as Construction Continues

The National Works Agency will be redirecting eastbound traffic along the Mandela Highway to a newly-paved section of the roadway between the East/West Highway off-ramp...

Climate Change Forcing the Caribbean to Re-Consider Future of Tourism

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the future of tourism in the Caribbean must be seriously examined amid investment uncertainty due to climate change. He says the...

No Injunction Granted Re: Director of Elections

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ, says contrary to reports in the media the court has not granted an injunction barring it from removing the Director of...