Category: Latest_MA

Former Chief Justice Zalia McCalla Appointed To Electoral Commission of Jamaica

Jamaica’s former Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla, has been appointed to the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ, to serve as a selected Commissioner. She succeeds...

Epsom Primary School Mourns Grade 4 Student Who Perished In Heavy Flood Waters

The Education Ministry has dispatched a grief counseling team to Epsom Primary School in St Mary, following the death of a grade four student. The student was swept away...

Redevelopment Project for Corporate Area Markets Underway

Kingston’s Mayor, Delroy Williams, says plans are in place to redevelop several markets across the Corporate Area. The mayor says he understands the importance of...

NEPA “Far Advanced” in Establishing Goat Islands as Wild Life Sanctuary

The National Environment and Planning Agency, NEPA, says it’s far advanced with plans to establish a wild life sanctuary at Goat islands. The Goat islands  off...

Economic Growth Minister Urges Jamaicans to be Investment Savvy

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is urging Jamaicans to increase their awareness of investment opportunities to...

Tourism Development of Port Royal won’t ‘Price Out’ Locals – Port Authority

Vice President of Cruise Shipping at the Port Authority of Jamaica, William Tatham, is assuring Jamaicans that the development of Port Royal as a cruise shipping...

IMF Remain Confident in Jamaica’s Economic Future Despite Global Instability Related to COVID-19

IMF Country Representative to Jamaica, Karim Youssef, says the fund has no immediate plans to revise its forecast for Jamaica in light of the threat the new Coronavirus...

Corporal Punishment Not In Jamaica’s Future – Prime Minister

Prime Minister and Education Minister, Andrew Holness says the society that his government is building does not support the use of corporal punishment. He says...

Jamaica’s Swimmers End UANA Swimming Cup in 17th Place

Jamaica’s swimmers ended the UANA swimming Cup in 17th place with 39 points, in Lima, Peru, on the weekend. The five member team picked up 2-gold and a silver....

Oracabessa High Student Who Attacked Dean Of Discipline Released From Custody Without Charge

The Oracabessa High student who assaulted the school’s Dean of Discipline has been released from police custody without charge. Nationwide News understands that...