Category: Latest_2015

Opposition Chides Govt for ‘Lack of a Plan’ to Address Dump Fires

Opposition Spokesperson on Local Government, Dr. Angela Brown Burke, has fired back at Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, for taking to task suspected...

JMEA President Pleased with Holness-Phillips Meeting

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) Metry Seaga, says a meeting today with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader, Dr....

Shaw Slams Opposition for ‘Misleading Economic History’

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, is accusing Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips and his Spokesman on Finance, Mark Golding, of a barefaced attempt to mislead the...

Privy Council Rules Against GorStew in ATL Pension Fund Case

The UK-based judicial committee of the Privy Council has rejected a landmark application filed by lawyers for Gorstew Limited which is owned by hotel mogul, Gordon Butch...

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...