Category: MA_Latest News

Let Students Graduate In Uniforms!

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites is again urging schools to allow students to graduate in their uniforms. This as parents make their annual complaints about the high...

Green Blasts Ferguson

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson and the Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority, Michael Stewart, are facing criticism this afternoon about conditions at...

Hanover Blood Bath

The Police in Hanover say an incident this morning in which gunmen killed a 14 year old boy and his 20 year old brother is believed to be related to the lottery scam....

Zika Case Still Unconfirmed

The Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr. Kevin Harvey, says the reported case of the Zika virus in the Dominican Republic, is still to be confirmed. Media...

Multi-Million Dollar Petrol Racket

Nationwide News understands that a major investigation has been launched into a multi-million dollar racket involving petrol being stolen from a subsidiary of the state...

Dominican Republic Records First Zik-V Case

The Dominican Republic has recorded its first case of the Zika virus or Zik-V. The Nuevo Diario news outlet says a 12-year-old girl from Puerto Plata contracted the...

Education Budget Safe Despite $1Bn Payout

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says crucial areas within the education sector will not be affected by his Ministry’s decision to re-direct $1 billion from its...

Clarity Needed on Zoning Policy – Johnson-Smith

Opposition Spokesperson on Education Kamina Johnson Smith is calling on the Education Ministry to clarify reports that children who sit the GSAT exams will be placed...

Hanna Recuperating After Crash

Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna is recuperating at home, after being involved in a motor vehicle crash along the Spanish Town to Kingston leg of Highway 2000 about...

Tribunal to Decide $1Bn JPS Refund

The Electricity Appeal Tribunal will decide in September whether the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, should refund its customers almost $1-billion. In February, the...