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30% Wage Increase for Public Sector Workers Requested

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, has requested a 30-percent increase in wages for public sector workers over a 2-year period. JCTU Vice President, Helene...

Organizational Shifts in the Constabulary

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, has announced organizational shifts in the constabulary. The Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division will be renamed simply as...

Gov’t Aims to Increase Tax Compliance

The government will be undertaking several initiatives to increase tax compliance in the next fiscal year. Significant improvement in tax compliance is being projected...

Thwaites Comfortable with Education Budget Slash

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, says his ministry will make do with a 2-and-a-half billion dollar cut to its budget for the upcoming financial year. The budget for...

Suspected Suicide at Rio Cobre Juvenile Centre

The police are treating the death of a ward of the state at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre in St. Catherine on Friday, as a case of suicide. The Department...

Digicel Files Lawsuit Against US Company

Telecommunications giant, Digicel, has hired a Jamaican private security consulting firm as it’s intensifying investigations into the alleged involvement of a US...

‘Admiral’ Bailey Jailed on Passport Fraud Charges

Popular Jamaican entertainer and football coach, Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey is in jail at this hour on multiple fraud charges. The Police Corporate Communication unit...

Alleged Police Fatality Kills Man

A man was fatally shot during an alleged confrontation with the police on Sunday in Riverton City, Western St. Andrew. The man has been identified as Oneil Thorpe of...

Burke to Intervene in Warring Factions of Hanna’s Constituency?

Nationwide News understands that PNP General Secretary, Paul Burke is to meet this week with warring factions in Lisa Hanna’s South East St. Ann constituency....

McCaulay Shocked over New Development Order for Negril

Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Environment Trust, JET, Diana McCaulay, is this afternoon raising alarm over reports that the new development order for the...