Category: Latest_MA

Chikungunya Victims Recovered

The two persons who caught locally-transmitted Chikungunya have now recovered. That’s according to Director of Emergency Services, Disaster Management and Special...

WHO Meets Today on Ebola

And health officials from around the world are meeting today in Geneva, Switzerland, to decide whether to raise the level of response to the Ebola virus. The disease has...

Why Is An Army Man Heading MOCA?

Four days after the unveiling of the new MOCA, a prominent member of civil society says a lack of trust in the police, is the reason the agency is being headed by a...

Munroe Concerned About MOCA ‘Loose Ends’

Executive Director of National Integrity Action, Professor Trevor Munroe says there are too many loose ends and unanswered questions surrounding the merger of the Major...

Is Customs Connected to the Sugar Shortage?

The General Manager of Jamaica Cane Products Sales Limited, Karl James, says the current shortage of granulated sugar is most likely due to the intense enforcement...

Two Local Cases of Chikungunya Virus Confirmed

Jamaica now has its first confirmed local cases of the Chikingunya Virus or Chik V. This after two persons with no travel history outside the isalnd, tested positive for...

No Basis for Silvera Story

Nationwide News now understands that there’s no basis for a story we carried in our mid-day newscast about Government MP, Jolyan Silvera, being asked by the Prime...

JPS Increases Security Deposit

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has increased the cost of its security deposit for persons opening new accounts. The increase which becomes effective today will...

Health Sector Falling Apart Due to Budget Cuts: JMDA

Doctors in the public health sector say they will not sit idly by and allow the system to continue to deteriorate. That’s the word from President of the Jamaica...

Jamaica’s Trade Deficit Widened for First 4 Months: STATIN

The country’s trade deficit with its major trading partners widened over the first four months of the calendar year, on the back of a decline in earnings from the...