William Mitchell

Teachers’ Negotiation Update: JTA to Receive MOF Letter re Further Talks

The Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA, will receive a letter from the Ministry of Finance regarding further wage negotiations for the 2017-2019 period later today or...

Young Jamaica Defiant Amid Calls for Apology to Shane Alexis

The youth arm of the governing Jamaica Labour Party, Young Jamaica, says it’ll not be apologising to the PNP’s candidate for South East St. Mary by-election,...

Henry Moves to Allay JUTC ‘Jitters’ following Reports of Overstaffing

Transport Minister, Mike Henry, has instructed the management of the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, to meet immediately with the union representing...

Alexis Begins Application Process for Jamaican Citizenship

The People’s National Party’s candidate for the South East St. Mary by-election, Dr. Shane Alexis, says he’s started the process of applying for...

JLP Labels PNP Vote Buying Allegations ‘Dishonest’

The governing Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, says claims by the Opposition People’s National Party, that it’s trying to buy votes in South East Mary are...

JSIF Boss Under Fire for Mt Salem Prostitution Claims

The Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF, Omar Sweeney, is being criticized for claiming 85-percent of young women in Mount Salem, St. James,...

OPM to Respond to Cockpit Country Petition in 30 Days

The Office of the Prime Minister, OPM, says it’ll respond in 30 days to the petition to save the Cockpit Country. A statement on OPM’s official Twitter...

Supreme Court Employees Return to Work after Chuck Apology

The strike today by employees of the divorce unit of the Supreme Court has ended. The workers took action this morning, staging a sit-in. They demanded that Justice...

Police Set Up Multiple Posts in troubled Rockfort Community

Multiple security posts have been set up in the Rockfort community of East Kingston following recent flair-ups of violence over the past few months. That’s...

August Town Community Center to Receive $2m Renovation from NZ Govt

The community of August Town in St. Andrew is set to benefit from more than $2-million from the New Zealand government to fund the renovation of the community centre....