Michelle Thomas

BLP Leader Calls for Renewed Regional Integration Thrust

There’s a call for Caribbean leaders to implement a single domestic space in transport, communication and health care for the benefit of the region. It’s...

Tourism Industry Registers Record Earnings

The country earned a record USD2-billion during the first eight months of the year from 2.8-million visitors. The disclosure was made by Tourism Minister, Edmund...

Holness Administration Committed to Putting NWC on JSE

The Minister with responsibility for Water, Dr. Horace Chang, says the Holness administration is committed to its election promise to list the National Water Commission...

33% Increase in Arrests for Firearms Act Breaches

Over 1,000 people have been arrested for breaches of the Firearm Act between January one and August 19. In a post from its official twitter handle yesterday, the...

Jamaica and Chile Strengthen Bilateral Relationship

Jamaica and Chile yesterday signed two cooperation agreements to strengthen bi-lateral relationship. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement via his Facebook...

Finance Ministry Strengthening Surveillance Systems at Wharves

The Finance Ministry is moving to strengthen systems of surveillance at the wharves in an effort to stem the flow of illegal guns into the country. Finance Minister,...

Education Minister Apologizes to Teachers for ‘Extortion’ Chastisement

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, has apologized to the country’s public school teachers for his comments chastising principals who were in breach of the...

Textbooks Increase by 6% Ahead of Back to School Shopping

The Consumer Affairs Commission, CAC, is reporting a six percent increase in average textbook prices islandwide. It says price and availability data on 133 popular...

Could a JLP By-Election Win Trigger a Snap Election?

Political Analyst, Dr. Paul Ashley is of the view that if the JLP were to be successful in the South East St. Mary by-election, Prime Minister Andrew Holness may call a...

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...