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Chuck Explains Apparent 2% Cut in Justice Ministry Budget

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck is seeking to explain the reduction in the budgetary allocation proposed for his Ministry. The Ministry’s budget has been cut by...

Govt Aiming to Increase Provision of NHT Houses

The government will be targeting improvements in the provision and quality of housing developments in this fiscal year. Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen, announced...

Govt to Table Estimates of Expenditure Today

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw is to table in the House of Representatives today the estimates of expenditure for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. Minister Shaw is expected to...

Police Probing Incident in Which Gleaner Photographer was Pepper Sprayed

The Police High Command has directed the Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) to investigate a video showing members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, in an...

Montague Cautiously Optimistic about 50% Drop in St James Murders

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says while it’s encouraging, he’ll not make much of the recently reported 50-percent decline in murders in St....

Govt Still Committed to Universal Access to Healthcare

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says the Government is committed to working towards universal access to quality healthcare. Dr. Tufton says it’s important...

Judges in Favour of Improving Efficiency; Not at the Expense of Independence

Almost one hundred of the nation’s judges say they support any government initiative to improve the efficiency of the courts. However, the Justices insist this...

PNP Labels Holness ‘Dictator in the Making’, following Judges Action

Chairman of the Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, Fitz Jackson is describing Prime Minister, Andrew Holness as a ‘dictator in the making’. This...

MP Jackson Insists He’ll Pass Banking Bill if Returned to Office

South St Catherine Member of Parliament and Chairman of the Opposition People’s National Party, Fitz Jackson, says he’ll pass the Banking Service bill into...

Phillips Brands Padmore Audit a Political Ploy

Opposition Leader, Dr. Phillips, says he’s not concerned that an audit at the Padmore Primary School where Keisha Hayle is Principal may return adverse findings...