Category: MA_Latest News

Family of Dead Cop to Challenge INDECOM Ruling

The mother of the police constable, Kemar Beckford who was shot dead in Hanover last year by a Police Inspector, says she will be asking the judicial review court to...

Faye Reid Jacobs’ Death being Investigated as Suicide

The St. Andrew Central Police say they are investigating the death of politician and banker Faye Reid Jacobs as a suspected suicide. The Corporate Communications Unit of...

Cop to be Charged in Connection with Woman Corporal’s Murder

Nationwide News understands that a Policeman detained in connection with the brutal murder of Woman Corporal Judith Williams has retained prominent attorney Peter...

Cop Sentenced to Life for Killing Girlfriend

A former Police Constable was sentenced to life in prison at hard labour today for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend. Justice Lloyd Hibbert handed down the sentence...

Resumption of Hanging Nigh Impossible – Chuck

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says hanging is very unlikely to be resumed Jamaica. due to existing legal barriers. Minister Chuck comment on the issue today while he...

Principal’s Association at Ease with Govt’s Auxiliary Fee Policy

President of the Association of Principals and Vice Principals, Linton Weir says his members are in a much more comfortable place now with the Education Ministry’s...

Govt Slashing Conch Cess

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Karl Samuda says the Government will be reducing the cess on conch. Minister Samuda says this move is being made in order to...

Destroy Mosquito Breeding Sites this Labour Day – Holness

This year’s National Labour Day Project will take the form of vector control clean up activities in the Municipality of Portmore with focus on the communities of...

Lee Chin Clarifies EGC 5yr Growth Target

The Chairman of the Government’s Economic Growth Council, Michael Lee Chin, is clarifying his 5-percent growth target. Last week, Mr. Lee Chin had pledged that...

Red Tape Turning Back Medical Donations

Senior Medical Officer at the Savanna-la-Mar Public Hospital, Dr. Alfred Dawes, says Jamaica’s health sector is missing out on valuable donations because of too...