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Gov’t Defends 200% Hike

Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies is defending the Government’s controversial move to increase the fares for senior citizens who take the Jamaica Urban Transit...

IMF an Assault – Roberts

Head of the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Institute, Danny Roberts, says the current Extended Fund Facility Agreement with the IMF represents an assault on free...

Mediocre Education

The National Education Inspectorate, NEI, says the country’s public education system is mediocre! That’s the damning assessment it’s given in its...

Opposition Battle Cry

The opposition Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is warning that it will be heading to the streets to resist the announced increases in bus fares. Addressing a media briefing...

JPS Bill Reprieve

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS says its customers will see a marginal decrease in their bills this month, as a result of a lower Fuel and IPP charge. That...

BITU on Fare Hike

Meanwhile the Senior Vice President at the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union BITU, Wesley Nelson says poor people have been placed under even more strain by the latest...

JUTC Fare Hike

The Portia Simpson Miller administration has announced a hike in bus fares for commuters who use the state run Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC. Effective this...

JTA Election Injunction Granted

The Supreme Court yesterday granted an injunction filed by Jamaica Teacher’s Association, JTA, presidential candidate, Georgia Waugh-Richards, barring her rival,...

Lucea Mayor Stepping Down

Nationwide News has been reliably informed that the Mayor of Lucea, Shernet Haughton, will be relinquishing that post soon. It’s also understood that Ms....

Bisasor Accused of Fraud

Prosecutors alleged in the Corporate Area Criminal Court today that businessman and PNP National Executive member, Donovan Bisasor, attempted to fleece the National...