Michelle Thomas

Over $2bn to Reopen Roads

More than $2-billion. That’s the estimated cost of the National Works Agency to reopen roads and clearing drains following rains which started since March. The NWA...

$1.3-bn in Infrastructure Damage

The estimated cost to date from Municipal Corporations for remedial work to be carried out to restore the parochial road network following the heavy rains of April and...

Patrick Powell Firearm Trial Begins Today

The trial of businessman, Patrick Powell, who’s accused of failing to hand over to the police his licensed firearm for inspection is scheduled to start today. The...

Murders Up Almost 15%

Murders are up by almost 15 percent for the first five months of the year when compared with the same period last year. 537 people have been killed between January one...

No Jamaicans Hurt in Manchester Terror Attack

Preliminary checks by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade have revealed that no Jamaicans were hurt in the terror incident at the Manchester Arena in the...

Public Hospitals Back to Full Operation

The Ministry of Health says public hospitals across the island are back in full operation. This includes the Kingston Public Hospital, which was doing only emergency...

PM Holness Returns Home Early to Tour Rain-Damaged Parishes

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is scheduled to tour sections of the island today that have been affected by days of continuous rain. The Prime Minister returned to the...

PM Holness on Official Visit to Dominican Republic

Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island yesterday for an official visit to the Dominican Republic. Jamaica House says the Prime Minister will hold a series of...

Weekend Rains Render Several St Thomas Roads Impassable

Several roads in St. Thomas are blocked following rains on the weekend. The Member of Parliament for West St. Thomas, the JLPs James Robertson says there are some...

MP Fitz Jackson Withdraws Bill to Amend Banking Services Act

South St. Catherine Member of Parliament, the PNP’s Fitz Jackson this afternoon withdrew a bill which proposes to amend the Banking Act in order to end a range of...