Category: Latest_2015

PNP Blames Vote-Buying for SE St Mary Loss

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is attributing its loss in South East St. Mary yesterday to vote-buying by the governing, Jamaica Labour Party. Deputy...

Political Parties Condemn Violence in SE St Mary

Both political parties are condemning the recent violent attacks in the constituency of South East St. Mary. In a statement yesterday, JLP General Secretary Dr. Horace...

Flagaman Farmers Plead with Authorities for Water

Farmers in Flagaman, St. Elizabeth are pleading with the authorities to provide access to water. The farmers made the plea during Nationwide’s ‘In the Court...

Outlook for IronRock Insurance Remains Positive Despite Negative Initial Earnings

Chairman of IronRock Insurance Company, William McConnell is reporting a total comprehensive loss of almost $45-million. He says there have also been negative earnings...

Chuck Promising Robust Legislative Agenda

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says several pieces of legislation which never came to fruition in the last legislative year will still be pursued. He says several...

Govt Senator Echoes Calls for Lower Interest Rates

Government Senator and former International Banker, Aubyn Hill, is supporting calls for banks to reduce interest rates. Mr. Hill says banks should look at reducing...

Cops Battling Surge in Western Kingston Murders

The Kingston West Police are struggling to end a surge in murders and gun fights over the past two weeks. Commanding Officer for the Kingston West Police, Superintendent...

Golding Chides Malahoo-Forte for ‘Speaking out of Turn’

Opposition Spokesman on Justice, Senator Mark Golding, says the legislative amendments proposed by the Attorney General could lead to an increase in police brutality....

Bunting Defends McGregor’s St James Record

Opposition Spokesman on National Security Peter Bunting is defending the stewardship of the St. James division by Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor. SSP McGregor has...

‘Sec Mgr Shoud’ve Stepped In’ – Arscott on Hanover

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government Noel Arscott says he is surprised that the secretary manager for the Hanover Parish Council sanctioned the awarding of several...