Category: Latest_MA

UPDATE: Sponsors Pull Support After Gay Backlash

Three Jamaican singers booked to headline the Edmonton Reggae Festival later this summer in Canada, have found themselves at the heart of a controversy that centres on...

Project Yellow Light

The Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, is seeking to get young motorists across the region to slow down on the roads. The CDB has partnered with the Inter-American...

Antiguan PM Under Pressure

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne is under pressure to disclose more details about his personal wealth, despite making some revelations last week....

NIR Down; But Good

The Bank of Jamaica says the country’s Net International Reserves declined at the end of June this year, when compared to the figure at the end of May. At the end...

Gage-ing Water Solutions

The Director of Environmental Solutions Limited, Ian Gage, says the government would do well to revisit previously discussed plans, as it searches for a solution to the...

Over 7,000 Murders since 2009

The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of crime, Glenmore Hinds says Jamaica has recorded over 7,000 cases of murder and another 8,000 cases of shootings between...

OCG Slams Easton Douglas

The Office of the Contractor General is slamming the former government Minister Easton Douglas — warning him to apprise himself of the actual facts, before making...

Save 15-million Gallons Daily

Jamaica could save some 15-million gallons of water a day, simply by recycling waste water for agricultural purposes. It’s one of the initiatives being pursued by...

‘Resist Public Sector Lay-Offs!’ – Crawford

The MP for East Rural St. Andrew, the PNP’s Damion Crawford is urging the Simpson Miller administration to resist calls to lay-off some public sector workers. The...

‘Just Kidding’: Commish Backtracks on 10/10 Score

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, says he was only joking, when he gave himself a perfect score for his crime-fighting efforts since taking office in September...