Category: Latest_MA

Fifth IMF Test Passed

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund says Jamaica has successfully navigated the fifth review of its economic performance, under the four year Extended...

Controversial Death in Custody

Yet another person has died whilst being held in the custody of the state under what his family is alleging to be suspicious circumstances. 20-year old rape accused,...

Ferguson’s Chik-V Fight

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says concerns regarding the potential impact of prevalent Chikungunya on Jamaica’s tourism product, has not affected how his...

Deputy Mayor Fraud Update

The St. James Parish Council says it has asked the Police Fraud Squad to investigate claims by the Deputy Mayor of Montego Bay, Michael Troupe, that he did not sign a...

Garbage Woes

The Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, Jennifer Edwards, says serious financial constraints are responsible for the backlog in...

Teachers’ Retro Deadline

President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA, Doran Dixon, says the organization is giving the Government until the end of October to pay over the...

Send DPP a Message – Christie

Former Contractor General, Greg Christie, says legislators should send a message to the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP Paula Llewelyn, that she’s not above...

Another Inmate Dies

Nationwide News understands that another detainee has died while in the custody of the state. 38-year-old immate, Donovan Gordon, died this afternoon while being held at...

Portia’s Poor Facts

Patently Untrue! Those are the words being used to describe utterances by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller by political commentator, Kevin O’Brien Chang. Mr....

Flexi-Week closer to Reality

After nearly two decades, plans for a flexi-week arrangement in Jamaica are one step closer to becoming a reality. This, as the House of Representatives this afternoon...