Nationwide Newsnet

Jamaica’s Trade Deficit Narrows

Jamaica’s trade deficit continued to narrow in the first quarter of 2014. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, says Jamaica imported goods amounting to...

Aubyn Hill Says Members of JLP Economic Council are Qualfied to Speak on Economic Issues

Mr. Hill says the absence of professional economists from the initial members named does not reflect a disregard for specialized economic knowledge.

PM Simpson Miller Off to Heads of Government Meeting in Antigua

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is leading Jamaica’s delegation to the 35th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community,...

Jamaican Fugitive Alleged to be Death Squad Member Arrested in Canada

This report out of Canada comes on the same afternoon of official news that Police Commissioner Owen Ellington is to retire from the force over the Indecom death squad...

Owen Ellington Retires as Police Commissionner

Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington, is quitting the job as Head of the country’s police force. National Security Minister, Peter Bunting says he has been advised of...

CDA advised Youth Minister that 6 children’s homes broke the law

The Child Development Agency, CDA, has advised Youth Minister Lisa Hanna that six children’s homes broke the law when they allowed lobby group Jamaicans for Justice,...

PSOJ says it expects Head of IMF to address debate surrounding JMD

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, says it expects the Head of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, Christine Lagarde, to address the debate surrounding...

JPS signed Power purchase agreement with BMR

The JPS today signed a power purchase agreement, PPA, with US investors Blue Mountain Renewables, BMR. The PPA will pave the way for the establishment of a 34 megawatt...

JPS terminates Power Purchase Agreement

The Jamaica Public Service Company, has dealt another blow to preferred bidders Energy World International, EWI. This, by terminating the Power Purchase Agreement, it...

Ukrainian Military Helicopter Shot Down by Pro-Russian Rebels

It says the Mi-8 helicopter was hit by a rocket shortly after take-off outside the rebel-held city of Sloviansk