Category: MA_Latest News

Buy Back PetroCaribe Debt

The multinational investment banking company, Oppenheimer Holdings says Jamaica could reduce its debt by 10-percentage points, if it buys back its Petrocaribe debt from...

$8-Billion in New Revenue

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips says the Government is proposing to increase the special consumption tax on cigarettes as it seeks to collect the over $8-billion in...

‘Mischievous Publicity Stunt’ – Act’g Portmore Mayor

The Acting Mayor of Portmore, Leon Thomas, has dismissed opposition to the proposed expansion of the municipality, as a mischievous publicity stunt. JLP councillors in...

No Credible Plan – Lee Chin

Billionaire and chairman of the country’s largest commercial bank, NCB, Michael Lee Chin is criticizing the political directorate for what he says is the absence of a...

Eyeing Criminal Property

The Justice Minister, Mark Golding, says the government will be simplifying the process by which the state can collect revenue from the sale of assets belonging to...

Holness Vows to Stay

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is vowing to fight off those who’re trying to remove him as leader of the Jamaica Labour Party. Addressing the party’s...

JLP Must Change NOW! – Vaz

The Member of Parliament for West Portland, the JLP’s Daryl Vaz is urging his party to re-examine itself. Mr Vaz says this is necessary to give the JLP a fighting...

Review Education Budget – G2K

The president of the JLP affiliate, Generation 2000, Matthew Samuda, is calling for a review of the amount allocated to education in the national budget for the next...

IMF Passing Not Good Enough – Holness

The Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, has criticised the government for passing IMF while failing to grow the economy. Recently, the IMF signalled that the government...

Thwaites on Lost Values

The Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, says young people in the country are now glorifying lawlessness. Mr Thwaites made the comment at a church service at the...