Michelle Thomas

Sentence Reduction Day Roll-Out Hampered by Uninformed Defense Lawyers

Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, says the failure to fully roll out sentence reduction days is because defence lawyers don’t understand or...

Omudsman Apologizes for Premature Stance Taken on St Mary Shooting

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, has apologized for her comments to our news centre on Sunday that her office was treating the double shooting in Annotto Bay...

Self-Financing Public Bodies Record Big Surplus

The Finance Ministry is reporting that self-financing Public Bodies recorded an overall balance surplus of just under $4-billion for the first three months of the...

Fort Rocky Designated Jamaica’s First Entertainment Zone

Fort Rocky in Port Royal has been designated Jamaica’s first Entertainment Zone. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, made the...

Jamaica to Benefit from $970m Basic Needs Trust Fund Grant

Jamaica is set to benefit from an initial $970-million or USD$7.5-million in grant funding under the ninth cycle of the Caribbean Development Bank’s Basic Needs Trust...

Shaw Rebuffs Golding’s Economy Criticisms

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, has rebuffed criticisms from his Opposition counterpart, Mark Golding, regarding the contraction in the economy in the April to June...

Education Ministry & Wisynco Partner to Encourage Responsible Teen Social Media Use

The Ministry of Education is partnering with Wysinco to implement an island-wide campaign aimed at encouraging the responsible use of social media among the...

SE St Mary Not a National Referendum – Holness

Prime Minister and JLP Leader, Andrew Holness, says the by-election in South East St Mary will not be a referendum on the performance of his administration. He was...

St Mary Councilor Predicts 500 Vote Victory for Dunn

Councillor for the Richmond Division in the St Mary Municipal Corporation, the JLP’s Richard Creary is predicting the JLP candidate, Dr. Norman Dunn, will win the...

Cabinet Approved Amendments to Poor Relief Act

Cabinet has approved amendments to the Poor Relief Act to abolish the Board of Supervision and transfer the functions of the Board to the Ministry of Local Government....