Tauna Thomas

Tax Revenues Ahead of Target

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, says tax revenue collections for the new fiscal year are ahead of target. Mr. Byles says...

Major Crimes Down 10%; Murder Down 2%

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF is reporting an overall 10 percent reduction in most categories of serious and violent crimes for the period January 1, 2016 to June...

Monitor Pregnant Women for Zika – Dalley

Opposition spokesperson on Health, Horace Dalley is calling portfolio Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton to urgently implement a system to monitor pregnant women. The...

Thieves Make off with Over 70 Pigs in Lakes Pen

The Police say they are this afternoon intensifying investigations into the theft of more than 70-pigs in the Lakes Pen Area in St. Catherine. A farmer is now counting...

Boosting Exports to Europe

A new partnership agreement is expected to significantly benefit Jamaica’s trading prospects in Europe and employment opportunities in a number of sectors. The...

Royalton Workers Restive

Workers at the Royalton construction site in Hanover took to the streets this morning to protest for better wages. The workers, who were seen on the road side from as...

Flippa Gets 25yrs

Reports emerging out of the United States are that high profile Jamaican DJ and convicted drug smuggler Flippa Mafia has been sentenced to 25-years in prison. The...

Computerised Criminal Records

The Criminal Records Office has been computerised making it more efficient in locating and recording information on convicted persons. The office announced the...

One NON-Zika Microcephaly Case in Jamaica

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, says one case of the disease microcephaly has been confirmed in Jamaica since the start of the year. Microcephaly is a...

Two Pregnant Women Among Zika Cases

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says two pregnant women are among 16 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Jamaica. Minister Tufton says up to May 29 this year...