Category: Latest_MA

Passing on Oil Reductions

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, says the full benefit of reduced oil prices should be passed on to Jamaican consumers....

Rains Lash East

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, is reporting that continuous rainfall has been seriously affecting the parishes of Portland and St....

Lessons in Class from #WKgnCOE

Veteran Journalist Ian Boyne says the first two weeks of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, have highlighted the class divide which separates educated, privileged...

Portia Blasts PNP Over Outameni

Tensions in the governing People’s National Party’s, PNP, concerning the National Housing Trust, NHT/Outameni scandal which is plaguing the Simpson Miller...

Byles on Cheaper Energy

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, is warning that Jamaica must continue to aggressively diversify its energy mix despite...

High Hope for Winter Tourist Season

Tourism Minister, Dr. Wykeham mcNeill, says over 1-million air seats have already been been secured to accommodate tourists expected to visit Jamaica during the...

Child Killer Remanded

The 20 year old man accused of killing eight-year-old Celeena Headman was remanded on Thursday when he appeared in the Morant Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court....

No Student Left Behind

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, says students who leave the school system without marketable competencies will not be left behind. Mrs. Simpson Miller says the...

Regularizing Informal Settlements

The Government is currently seeking to identify suspended unplanned developments that it can assist in bringing to completion. This should result in the regularization...

Number Portability On Track

Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell says he’s confident that number portability will come on stream by the planned May 31 timeline next year. He says he’s...