Category: MA_Latest News

Transport Authority Admits Relaxation on Illegal Taxis

The Transport Authority is admitting that they’ve relaxed their efforts to remove illegal bus and taxis from the nation’s streets over the pat few weeks. The...

Migration of Nurses a Public Health Crisis!

The Nurses Association of Jamaica is describing the mass migration of specialist nurses from the nation’s hospitals as a public health crisis. NAJ President, Janet...

Producing Teachers for Export

Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid, says Jamaica will have to deliberately start producing teachers for export, if it’s to prevent any local fallout from the...

Simpson-Miller to name Shadow Cabinet This Week

Opposition Leader, Portia Simpson-Miller, is expected to name her Shadow Cabinet early this week. That’s according to PNP General Secretary, Paul Burke. Mrs....

Dwight Nelson Peeved at ‘Loss of Security’

Former National Security Minister, under the 2007 JLP administration, Dwight Nelson, has taken to Facebook to complain that the party has removed his security detail...

Butch Stewart Files $17bn Suit against Gleaner

A legal battle is brewing between hotel mogul Gordon Butch Stewart’s Gorstew Limited and the Oliver Clarke controlled Gleaner newspaper. Lawyers for Gorstew say...

Spike in Confirmed H1N1 Cases

Nationwide News understands that there are 46 confirmed cases of the highly contagious H1-N1 swine flu virus in Jamaica. On Sunday it was reported that there were...

Jamaican Women Cut off from Power Positions – UN Report

A report published by the United Nations Development Program, UNDP, says Jamaican women are largely cut off from positions of political power and need affirmative action...

Election Petition for Dunn v Green

Attorney at law, Hugh Wildman, who’s representing the JLP’s candidate for South East St. Mary, Dr. Norman Dunn, says an election petition will be filed to...

Meadows Disappointed by Senate ‘Snub’

Jamaica Labour Party Caretaker for North Trelawny, Dennis Meadows, has taken to Facebook to express his disappointment in not being named a Government Senator. In his...