Nationwide Newsnet

Holness Pleased with Emergency Storm Response

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is commending the National Emergency Operations Centre for their prompt and efficient response to the threat from Tropical Storm Earl. In a...

Six Perish as Tropical Wave Batters Dominican Republic

Over in the Dominican Republic, heavy waves and strong winds from that strengthening tropical wave has caused at least six deaths in the country. The system, which was...

Rainforest Creating Over 100 Jobs Through US$10m Investment

Rainforest Seafoods Limited is to invest some USD$10-million in an expansion project at their Montego Bay plant, and will soon launch new plant in St. Vincent and the...

Lasco Group Reports 9% Decrease Q1 Profits

Lascelles Chin’s Lasco Group of Companies has reported a joint net profit of $457.1-million for the first quarter ended June 30. According to the company financials,...

Samuels Upbeat Ahead of Home Crowd Test

Marlon Samuels says he’s looking forward to playing at Sabina Park when the West Indies take on India in the second test starting , tomorrow. [audio_mp3...

TODSS Makes Holiday Road Safety Appeal

The Transport Operators Development Sustainable Service TODSS is urging all Jamaicans to be careful on the roads this holiday season. TODDS says it’s making a...

JA-born US Veteran Reunited with Family

The 50 year-old US Navy veteran who went missing on Monday has been reunited with her relatives. The family of Jessica Johnson-Haughton, who is from the community of...

Women Under-Represented on State Boards

Women continue to be under-represented on government boards. According to Gender and Development Specialist, Joan Grant Cummings, women make up only about a-third of...

Blythe Makes Leadership Pitch to Comrades

PNP leadership aspirant, Dr. Karl Blythe has told party delegates that the rapid decline in democracy within the party has motivated him to move to unseat Portia Simpson...

Holness Promises Better Trade Policy for Exports

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration will be crafting better foreign policies to boost the country’s exports. He says this focus is necessary to...