Category: MA_Latest News

How Jamaica Could Grow by 5%

A recent World Bank study has found that Jamaica could record growth averaging five per cent per annum, if the country’s trade and investment facilitation process is...

Tomblin: ‘Job Is Not on the Line’

The President and CEO of the Jamaica Public Service Company, Kelly Tomblin, is dismissing suggestions that her job is on the line, due to concerns from shareholders...

PNP NEC Fumes over Gordon-Webley

The leadership of the governing PNP is this morning grappling with a full scale rebellion by its rank and file members and supporters, against its decision to accept...

Riverton Privatization by 2017 – Chung

Chairman of the Board of the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, Dennis Chung, says work is underway to privatize the Riverton City dump by 2017. The dump...

‘We Didn’t Ask’ – Phillips

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips says the Government did not ask their powerful friends in the US Congress to lobby the IMF through President Obama for a relaxation...

Damning Human Trafficking Assessment

Jamaica has been listed among those countries having a severe problem with sex trafficking and the forced labour of children and women. That’s according to the...

Arscott Moves to Ease York Town Violence

The MP for South West Clarendon, Noel Arscott, is now in the constituency following a series of violent crimes in the community of York Town. Angry residents yesterday...

Media Twisted Jezebel Remark – Gordon-Webley

Embattled former JLP MP, Joan Gordon Webley, says the media played a key role in damaging her relationship with Prime Minister and PNP President, Portia Simpson Miller....

‘Seek Alternative to Crime & Violence’ – Crawford

The MP for East Rural St. Andrew, Damion Crawford, is urging the youth in inner city communities to seek an alternative to crime and violence. Mr. Crawford was speaking...

License Plate Shortage Continues

Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, says it has yet to replenish its stock of motor vehicle license plates. Last week, TAJ indicated that the shortage was caused by...