Category: Latest_MA

Macro Economic Indicators Best in 20 Years, says IDB Economist

The Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, Country Economist for Jamaica Henry Mooney says the country’s macroeconomic indicators are the best they’ve been...

Govt Senator Back After Winning Cancer Fight

Government Senator, Dr. Saphire Longmore, has won her battle with cancer. Dr. Longmore is a medical practitioner and a former beauty queen. She announced a year ago that...

Govt Moving Aggressively to Clear Street Light Debt

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says over $7-billion has been set aside to aggressively address arrears owed by the government to the Jamaica Public Service Company...

PM Sewell Prepared to take Fresh Look at NESOL-Peak Energy Contract

Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Audrey Sewell, says there’s now greater clarity about the controversy surrounding the controversial award...

Capital Expenditure Numbert Prove Economic Policy Success, says Clarke

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says it’s by careful design that capital expenditure this year is tracking ahead of projections. He says it’s evidence that...

PNP Sides with Coffee Farmers in Row with Wallenford-Mavis Bank

The Opposition (PNP) is disputing a claim by Vice Chairman of the Wallenford and Mavis Bank Coffee Companies, Mark McIntosh, that two weeks ago he was threatened and...

Mark Golding Resigns as PNP Treasurer

Nationwide News understand that Mark Golding has resigned as Peoples National Party (PNP) Treasurer. He’s been replaced in the post by South East St. Ann Member of...

Returning Residents Want Answers Regarding Recent Killings

President of the Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents, Percival Latouche, says the association is giving the Police Commissioner 14-days to...

IDT Awards Accountant $4m Compensation after Wrongful Dismissal

The Industrial Disputes Tribunal, IDT, has ruled that a former employee at the firm, UHY Dawgen Chartered Accountants, is to be awarded over $4-million in compensation...

Reid-Cameron & Hay Called to Inner Bar

Prominent Attorneys, Carolyn Reid Cameron & Caroline Hay, were yesterday formally appointed as Queen’s Counsel during a ceremony at the Supreme Court in...