Category: MA_Latest News

Govt Pumps Millions into Improvements to Freeport Lock-Up

The Ministry of National Security has spent millions to improve the conditions at the Freeport Police Lock-up in St. James. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of...

Chang Questions Paulwell’s Nationalism following Position on PetroJam Re-Take

JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang, says reasonable minded Jamaicans may be led to question the patriotism of the PNP and its agents following the...

Police Commissioner Appeals for Parliamentary Support for SOEs

For the first time since the heated debate over the continuation of the States of Public Emergency erupted three weeks ago, the country heard today from the Commissioner...

Govt & Opposition Still at Loggerheads Over State of Emergency

Both the Government and the Parliamentary Opposition appear to still be at odds over the continuation of the States of Public Emergency. This following a high-level...

Holness Administration Moves to Retake Ownership of Venezuela’s Stake in PetroJam

The Holness-Administration says before the end of the current fiscal year in March, it will bring a bill to Parliament paving the way for Jamaica to retake ownership of...

USF Appoints Daniel Dawes as CEO

The Universal Service Fund, USF, has a new Chief Executive Officer. He is Daniel Dawes. He joined the fund on January 2. He replaces former CEO, Suzette Buchanan, who...

Confusion Surrounds Implementation of Restriction of Sugary Drinks in Schools

There’s confusion surrounding the implementation of the government’s new restrictions on sugary beverages in schools. Several principals say they received...

‘Govt Failed to Prevent Dengue Outbreak’, says Campbell

The government waited for a dengue fever outbreak instead of moving to prevent it. That’s the declaration from Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Dayton Campbell....

Robotham Urges PM & OL Toward SOE Extension in North St Catherine

President of the St. Catherine Chamber of Commerce, Dennis Robotham, is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, to emerge from a...

All Outstanding Judgments to be Settled by End of 2019

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes says the Courts are starting a programme that will ensure all outstanding judgements will be handed down by the end of this year. The Chief...