Category: MA_Latest News

Cops Take Action Against Portland ‘Lap-Up’ Buses

The Portland police say they’re prosecuting eight bus operators per week for overcrowding their public passenger vehicles. The revelation follows outrage over an...

Over 200 Jamaicans Receive National Honours & Awards

Just over 200 Jamaicans were today recognized at the 2018 National Honours and Awards Ceremony at King’s House. Among the awardees were Actress Grace Jones,...

DEATH SQUAD TRIAL: Chilling Testimony of System of Unlawful Killings

INDECOM Assistant Commissioner, Hamish Campbell, says in a recorded interview in 2013, Police Constable, Collis Chucky Brown, told the oversight body about a conspiracy...

Agriculture Minister Urges Cabinet to Buy Jamaican for School Feeding

Agriculture Minister, Audley Shaw, says he’ll be formally urging Cabinet to mandate that more local produce be used in the public sector school feeding programme....

Bunting Brands FLA Boss as ‘Alarmist’

The CEO of the Firearm Licensing Authority, Shane Dalling, is being accused of being ‘alarmist’ for his handling of a number of investigations undertaken...

Consumer Confidence Soars to Record High

Consumer confidence in Jamaica is at a record high! Managing Director of Market Research Services, Don Anderson, made the disclosure at a media briefing at the Richmond...

FLA Employee Enters Vault; Returns Gun to Owner After Seizure

An employee of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) was found to have entered the vault at the gun control authority and returned a firearm to a permit holder after the...

Jamaica Getting Hotter; Summers Getting Longer

Ninety-eight percent of the days in Jamaica will be scientifically defined as hot by the end of this century. That’s according to Professor Michael Taylor, Dean of...

Chuck Highlight Big Improvement in Case Disposal Rate

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says there’s been major improvement this year in the case disposal rate in some of the key courts across Jamaica. Minister Chuck...

Murders Down 22%

Murders in Jamaica this year compared to last year continue to trend down by double-digit numbers. The latest figures prepared by the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF,...