Category: MA_Latest News

p9

Government Tables $641-Billion Budget

It’s a 641 billion dollar budget! Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, tabled the 2015-2016 Estimates of Expenditure in Parliament today. The Estimates revealed a...

storyimages_1339091732_prison

Business-man Gets Life for Murder of 14-year-old Pregnant Girl

The man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Frome Technical High school student Santoya Campbell has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in the Westmoreland...

Owen-Ellington

Ellington Not Aware of Mortars Use in Tivoli

Former Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington says he’s not aware that mortars or tear gas were used during the Tivoli Gardens operation. Mr. Ellington, responding to...

IMG_8003

Davidson Urges Businesses to get Globally Competitive

Chairman of  the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, Dr. Winston Davidson, is urging local businesses to strive to make their operations and services globally competitive....

WilliamMahfoodB20120905IA

Mahfood Concern: Venezuelan oil company to sell its stake in Petrojam?

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, is raising concern about reports that the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, PDVSA, is contemplating...

Gas pump

Gases Prices to Increase Tomorrow

Petrojam has announced an increase in the prices of all fuels. Starting Thursday 87 Gasoline will sell for 96-dollars-74 per litre, up 1-dollars-73-cents per litre,...

42831peter_phillips

Budget to be Tabled Tomorrow

Finance and Planning Minister Dr. Peter Phillips will table the Estimates of Expenditure in the House of Representatives on Thursday. It’ll follow the pomp and...

indexjj

Clover Thompson Gordon is dead

Former head of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Clover Thompson Gordon, passed away at her Florida home this past Sunday. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites...

KellyTomblinA20120417RB

JPS to Appeal OUR Directive

The Office of Utilities Regulation has directed the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited to refund almost 1-billion dollars to customers. The OUR says JPS passed...

LightBourneatenquiryN20110308RM

Lightbourne: “I Thought Capturing Coke Would be ‘simple”

The former Justice Minister and Attorney General, Dorothy Lightbourne, has told the West Kingston Commission of Inquiry that she thought that capturing Christopher Dudus...