Category: Latest_MA

Russian Tourist Visits To JA Triple This Year

The Tourism Ministry is reporting that more than three times as many Russian tourists visited Jamaica in the first half of the year compared to the similar period last...

Heavy Rains Interfere With Corporate Area P-STEB Operations

Head of the Constabulary’s Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, P-STEB, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Kevin Blake, says heavy rain across the...

Met Service Monitoring 3 Weather Systems With Potential Impact to Jamaica

Duty Forecaster at the Met Office, Javed Hudson, says they’re monitoring three systems which could impact Jamaica. He says the latest two systems have a low chance...

Water Levels Critically Low at Hermitage Dam & Mona Reservoir

The National Water Commission, NWC, says water levels at the country’s two major catchment facilities are critically low. In a public advisory yesterday, the NWC...

JCF S.W.A.T. Unit De-Escalates Hostage Situation on Molynes Road

The Police are reporting that they were able to successfully de-escalate a hostage situation at a business place on Molynes Road in Kingston 10 last night. A statement...

Improper Garbage Disposal Contributes to Flooding – NWA

Communications and Customer Services Manager at the National Works Agency, NWA, Stephen Shaw says improper garbage disposal has contributed to flooding in sections of...

Uncertainty Clouds Rise United’s $10-Million Endowment Fund After Bunting’s Loss

Dr. Campbell is indicating that Rise United’s $10-million endowment fund to assist struggling PNP workers, is no longer on the table. He says the Fund was only a...

PNP Delegates Encouraged to Speak Up

Rise United Campaign Director, Dr. Angela Brown Burke, says Peter Bunting’s defeat in his bid to unseat Dr. Peter Phillips as president of the PNP, shouldn’t...

Police Make More Than 500 Arrests For Drug Trafficking This Year

New data from the Police say over 500 have been arrested so far this year for drug trafficking. Between January and August, Police data also show a drastic increase in...

Traffic Continues to Crawl Along Sections of the Corporate Area

Traffic slowed to a crawl in sections of the corporate area this morning, as the newly constructed road infrastructure dealt with more traffic associated with the...