Category: MA_Latest News

Paulwell Loose on Energy Prices

Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, is claiming that the policies of the PNP administration have led to the significant reduction in electricity costs being enjoyed by...

OCG Probes Heroes Circle Wall Contract

Nationwide News understands that the Office of the Contractor General, OCG, has launched a formal investigation into the multi-million dollar contract awarded to a...

EU Gives Jamaica $2.3bn grant

The Jamaica government today received a $2.3-billion grant from the European Union, the EU. Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller says $1-billion will be used for debt...

No Evidence Against Devon Wint – Police

Story by Jevon Minto & Abka-Fitz Henley  The Head of the St. Catherine North Police, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, says an investigation into allegations...

‘Nothing Against Damion Crawford’ – Brown-Burke

There are differences in the governing People’s National Party over whether State Minister, Damion Crawford, should be installed as the party’s standard...

Tourism Industry On Course for 100K Jobs – McNeil

Tourism Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeill says the industry is on course to generate 10,000 jobs over the next two to three years. Dr. McNeill was speaking this morning at...

Shaw Blasts PNP Over Management of Economy

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, says since taking office, the PNP administration has failed to adequately address the most pressing issues facing Jamaicans...

PM Waiting for ‘The Master’s’ Touch

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says she will not call the General Election until she’s touched by her master. The executive of the governing People’s...

Liberty Global Acquires FLOW’s Parent Company

US business tycoon, John Malone’s Liberty Global Plc, has agreed to buy Cable and Wireless Communications, CWC in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at £3.5-billion....

Chief Executive Officer of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Dennis Chung, economist, Ralston Hyman, And Vice President of Government Affairs at Scotia Bank, Wayne Henry

Economists Hail Lowering of Primary Surplus Target

Financial analysts are hailing the lowering of the primary surplus target as a potential boost for generating growth in the economy. The International Monetary Fund,...