Category: Latest_MA

Chik-V Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have made what they describe as a breakthrough in fighting the Chikungunya virus. Over the past few months, the...

Stopping the Slide

There’s been a dramatic slowdown in the rate of depreciation of the Jamaican dollar, with the local dollar losing only 1 cent over the past two months!...

ChikV-Like Diseases

Meanwhile the Director of Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services at the Health Ministry, Dr. Marion Bullock Ducasse, says the Ministry is aware that several...

Chik V Testing

Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, Dr. Andrei Cooke, is denying claims that Chikungunya cases are being under-reported due to a lack of...

Flash Flood Watch

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for low-lying and flood-prone areas of the north eastern parishes of St. Mary and Portland, until 5:00 Tuesday morning. The...

Holness: JLP Readying

Ahead of local government elections constitutionally due by March next year, Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is sounding confident about his party’s chances at...

Cuthbert Races Again

Olympian, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, says many Jamaicans have lost hope. The political newcomer says she’s joined the JLP because she thinks it’s the party to...

More Funds for JCF?

The new Police Commissioner could be greatly assisted by a boost in the JCF’s crime-fighting budget. Co-Chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC,...

New Police Chief

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Carl Williams, will be the country’s next Police Commissioner. The Ministry of National Security made the announcement this...

Cop to be Dismissed

A ruling by the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, Paula Llewellyn, has prevented a police constable from facing a criminal charge. The Constable, with less than two...