Category: Latest_MA

UWI Keen to Link New Research with Growth Agenda

Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Sir Hilary Beckles, says the institution is now more committed to aligning its research with generating...

EOJ Fully Geared Up for By-Elections

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it’s in full preparation mode for the by-elections in the St. Andrew North Western constituency and the Norman Gardens...

House Approves Tough Amendments to Road Traffic Laws

The country is one step closer to tougher fines and penalties for improper use of the country’s roads becoming a reality. This as the amended Road Traffic Bill was...

UK Criminologist Urges ‘Public Health Response’ to Crime

A UK criminologist and urban youth specialist is calling on Jamaica to utilize what he calls a ‘Public Health Response’ to tackle the crisis of crime. Craig...

Medical Doctors Mull Over Govt’s Latest Wage Offer

The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association, JMDA, says it’s members are to mull the government’s latest wage offer. The 2017-2019 contract period is...

Patterson Warns Holness of Possible Constitutional Crisis

Former Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, says a legal challenge to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ appointment of Justice Bryan Sykes as Acting Chief Justice, could...

Security Forces Encouraged by Drastic Cut in St James Murders, says Acting Commissioner

Acting Commissioner of Police, Clifford Blake, says the security forces are encouraged by the drastic cut in murders in St James since the declaration of a State of...

Security Minister Meets with PNP Councillors on Crime Fighting Meausres

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has met with People’s National Party, PNP, Councillors to discuss crime-fighting measures. The Minister had called on...

Ombudsman Gearing Up for Upcoming By-Election

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, says her office is gearing up for next month’s by-election in North West St. Andrew. She says the political aspirants...

Embarrassing Social Media Posts Come Back to Haunt PNP Rep for NW St Andrew

The Opposition PNP is facing embarrassment this morning as controversial social media posts made by its candidate for North West, St. Andrew, Keisha Hayle, are being...