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All Systems GO! Electoral Office Ready for East Portland Vote

The Electoral Office of Jamaica, EOJ, is reporting that all systems are in place for prospective candidates in the April 4 by-election in East Portland to be nominated...

Dorraine Samuels Recovering in Hospital after Surgery

Veteran broadcaster, Dorraine Samuels, is seriously ill. The RJR Gleaner Group says Dorraine is currently recovering from surgery. The group says it notes concerns that...

Political Ombudsman Tells Vaz Campaign to End ‘Unauthorized Works’

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown is calling on the JLP’s Annmarie Vaz to instruct her campaign team and contributors to desist from conducting...

Clarke Dismisses Opposition Criticisms of Budget as ‘Out of Touch’

Finance Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke, is dismissing claims by his Opposition counterpart Mark Golding that the government’s budget will benefit only the rich and will...

Golding Calls for Restructuring of Sloppy Ministries

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Mark Golding, says the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation requires serious restructuring. Mr. Golding was making his...

Broadcasting Commission is NOT Trying to Regulate Your Social Media Use

The Broadcasting Commission says it’s taking proactive steps to monitor and combat emerging threats on social media. The threats highlighted by the Commission...

Crawford Not Reading Too Much into Opinion Polls

PNP aspirant ahead of the East Portland by-election, Damion Crawford, says he’s not reading much into two separate polls which were published on the weekend....

East Portland No Longer Safe PNP Territory, says Pollster

The pollster for the Jamaica Observer, Bill Johnson, says East Portland which was once considered a safe People’s National Party, PNP seat is now a marginal...

Civil Aviation Authority Monitoring Probe into Ethiopia Airline Tragedy

Nationwide News understands that the top brass of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) is in dialogue with international aviation authorities as it monitors the...

WhatsApp Wrangle! Education Minister Threatens to ‘Teach Principal a Lesson’

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, is admitting she was the recipient of WhatsApp messages from Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, in which he threatened to...