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Govt & Security Considering Post-SOE Crime-Fighting Strategies

The government and the security forces are already considering alternative crime-fighting strategies to be implemented following the end of the States of Public...

NIS Deductions to Increase April 2019

The government has announced an increase in the amount to be deducted from employees and employers for the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) as of April 1, 2019, with a...

Phillips Backs Paulwell Amid PetroJam Audit Backlash

A defiant Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, says Mr. Paulwell will not be removed from his portfolio responsibility of Opposition Spokesman on Mining and Energy. In...

Private Sector Groups Seek Govt & Opposition Consensus Post-SOE

Three private sector groups are inviting both the Government and Opposition to a meeting to discuss the way forward after the PNP withdrew its support for the States of...

JFJ Welcomes Imminent End of Special Security Measures

The Human Rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) says despite the best of intentions, the present special security measures have not adhered to the...

St Catherine Residents Give Mixed Reaction to Ending of SOE

Several St Catherine North residents and stakeholders expressed mixed views on the Opposition’s decision not to support another extension of the States of Public...

Jamaica to Host C’bean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit

Jamaica has been selected to host the next Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit, scheduled for November 14-15 next year. Co-sponsors Apple Leisure...

Parliament Lauds Schoolboy Football Champions, Clarendon College

ISSA Dacosta Cup and Olivier Shield schoolboy football champions, Clarendon College were lauded in Parliament, yesterday. Clarendon College were invited to Gordon House...

Public Backlash Over Opposition’s Shutting Down of States of Emergency

The Opposition last evening sparked public outrage and ferocious backlash after taking a decision to not support the latest request for an extension of the States of...

Police Federation Accepts Govt’s Wage Offer – Sources

Nationwide News understands that the Jamaica Police Federation has agreed to accept the government’s latest offer in their protracted wage negotiation talks....