William Mitchell

No Job Losses to Come from CDA-OCR Merger

The government is promising that there will be no reduction in staff when the merger of the Child Development Agency, CDA, and the Office of the Children’s...

Declining Recruitment of Nuns in Jamaica

Director of the St. John Bosco Career Institute and Alpha Institute, Sister Susan Frazer says the number of recruits for nuns is in decline. Sister Frazer says fewer...

NAJ Calls Members to Extraordinary Meeting

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) says it’s inviting its members to an extraordinary general meeting this Wednesday to update them on the government’s...

‘Gangs Doing Better at Recruitment than the Church’ – Archbishop

The Apostolic Administrator of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mandeville, Archbishop Charles Dufour, says gangs are doing a better job of recruiting people than the...

Illegal Cigarette Trade Could Cost Govt $3.5-billion

Carreras Limited is warning the government that it’s set to lose about more than $3.5-billion in revenue for this financial year as a result of the illicit...

NCB Group Rakes in $19.1bn in Net Profit

The NCB Financial Group has reportedly achieved net profit of $19.1-billion for the year ended September 30, 2017. That’s an increase of 32-percent over last...

Westmoreland Owes JPS Nearly $370-million

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation owes it over $368-million for street lights in the parish. JPS’s Operations Manager...

Police Probe Gruesome Assault on Boy

The Trelawny Police say they’re investigating reports of an alleged assault of a seven-year-old by other boys at the Clarks Town Primary school last week. Head of...

Environmental Impact Report on Southern Coastal Highway Two Weeks Away

The results of an environmental impact assessment on a section of the Southern Coastal Highway will be presented to the residents of St. Thomas in the next two weeks....

Two Guns Seized in Two Days

Two guns and more than twenty rounds of ammunition were seized in two separate incidents over the last two days. A teenager and a woman are among three persons arrested...