Michelle Thomas

North-South Highway Toll Operator Applies for Increases

The operator of the North South Highway has requested toll increases ranging from 14 to 31 percent. A statement from the Transport Ministry says Minister Mike Henry is...

PNP Will be Ready to Contest Swift SE St Mary By-Election

PNP General Secretary, Julian Robinson, says the party will be moving very quickly to find a candidate to contest a pending by-election in South East St. Mary. The...

JMMB Secures Commercial Banking License

The JMMB Group’s entry into the commercial banking sector became official yesterday with the formal transition to JMMB Bank. A statement from the Bank yesterday...

National Youth Summer Employment Programme to Employ Over 2300

More than 2,300 young people are to be temporarily employed over the next few weeks as part of the government’s National Youth Summer Employment Programme. The...

PSOJ CEO Embarrassed by MoBay Hip Strip

Chief Executive Officer of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Dennis Chung, says he’s ’embarrassed’ at the condition of the popular Montego...

Monymusk Sugar Factory to Remain Open ’til Cane is Reaped

The Monymusk Sugar Factory is to remain open until cane farmers crops have been reaped. That’s the directive from the Agriculture Minister, Karl Samuda. Addressing...

PNP Delegation Heads to China

A delegation from the Opposition People’s National Party will leave the island today for an official ten-day visit to the People‚Äôs Republic of China. PNP General...

McLeod Mines 110m Hurdles GOLD

After back to back disappointments at the IAAF World Championships in London in the 100 metre sprints Jamaica has secured its first gold medal of the meet. The Olympic...

Kingston Harbour Oil Spill Clean-Up to be Done by Friday

The National Environment and Planning Agency, NEPA, says the clean up of the oil spill in Kingston Harbour should be completed by Friday. In a statement today, the...

Calm Restored in Central Kingston after Evening Shoot-Out

The police say calm has returned to sections of Central Kingston after gunmen engaged them in a shoot out at the corner of Tower Street and South Camp Road last evening....