Tauna Thomas

297 Road Fatalities in 2016

Two hundred and ninety-seven people have been killed in road crashes since the start of the year. The Road Safety Unit says while the number of crashes for this period...

Illegal Gambling Hurting Tax Collection Initiatives

The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) says illegal gambling is undermining the Government’s ability to raise taxes to fund several initiatives....

Govt Reviewing POCA

The Government is conducting a review of the Proceeds of Crime Act. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the review will serve to resolve issues relating to the sale of...

Armadale Girls Awarded Compensation

Six former wards of the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre in St Ann which was destroyed by fire in May 2009 have been awarded aggravated damages by the court. Each...

Cop and Two Others Shot During Routine Stop

A Policeman and two other persons were shot this afternoon. The incident happened while the lawmen were on patrol on highway 2000 in the vicinity of Quarry Hill, St....

‘Fat Man’ Named ‘Person of Interest’ in Slaughter of March Pen Five

The Police have identified Marvin Campbell Snr. otherwise called ‘Fat Man’ as a person of interest in connection with the killing of five people in the...

Four Babies Die from Vaginal Infections at Victoria Jubilee

Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, Philip Armstrong says a vaginal infection which led to the death of four babies at the Victoria Jubilee...

PNP Suggests More Deaths at Victoria Jubilee

The Opposition, People’s National Party say there are more deaths at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital than are being reported. Opposition Spokesperson on Health,...

Holness Admin Set to Call Local Elections

The JLP administration appears set to call Local Government elections this year. Nationwide News understands that Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has...

Tufton Seeks to Stem Migration of Nurses

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says that the countries demanding Jamaican specialized nurses should contribute to the training process as the country seeks to...