Category: MA_Latest News

Bitter Sugar Cess Row

The founder and Executive Chairman of the Lasco Group of Companies, Lascelles Chin last evening clashed with the Chairman of Jamaica Cane Products Sales, Ambassador...

‘Gov’t Can Afford It!’ – WIGUT Study

A study commissioned by the West Indies Group of University Teachers, WIGUT, the union that represents staff at the UWI, says the government can afford to give all...

Agriculture PS Robbed

Nationwide News understands that the Police are intensifying investigations into the circumstances in which the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and...

No Information on Whether J’cans are Dead/Injured in Nepal’s Earthquake

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says its received no word on whether any Jamaican has died or been injured in the earthquake in Nepal. The latest death toll stands at...

Manhunt Launched to Find Man Responsible for St. Ann’s Double Murder

The police have launched a manhunt for the man they believe is responsible for last Saturday’s brutal killing of a man and a teenage girl in Claremont, St. Ann....

PNP Reach Decision on Haughton’s Fate

The governing People’s National Party says it will make a statement tomorrow on the fate of the former Mayor of Lucea, Shernet Haughton. PNP General Secretary,...

Holness Wants Immediate Reform of NHT

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is accusing Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of failing in her mandate to protect the hard earned investments of Jamaicans in the...

UN Issues Dire Warning for Caribbean: 80% of Region’s Coral Reefs Destroyed

The United Nations and conservation groups are warning the Caribbean that their economies are in peril with the decline of coral reefs. A report from the US National...

3 Russian Women Arrested for Twerking to Aidona Lyrics

Three Russian women have been jailed for between 10 and 15 days, after they were filmed doing a provocative dance to the lyrics of Jamaican dancehall star Aidonia. The...

Malahoo Forte Renews Call for Indepent Chick-V Assessment

Opposition Spokesperson for Health, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte, is renewing her call for the Government to have the Pan American Health Organisation, PAHO, lead the...