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‘Govt Failing to Communicate IMF Gains’ – Crawford

State Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Damion Crawford, says the PNP-administration has done a poor job of communicating the value of the IMF programme to the...

WARmington under Fire for ‘Jezebel’ Remark

The MP for South West St. Catherine, Everald Warmington came under fire from Government MPs in parliament yesterday after he called Youth and Culture Minister, Lisa...

Budget Revised

The government plans to spend approximately $167-billion more for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. That’s according to the revised estimates of expenditure tabled in the...

High Risk Parishes on Zika Alert

The Health Minister, Horace Dalley, says residents who live in parishes with high concentrations of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, must be on high alert. The Aedes Aegypti...

Emergency Bad Gas Meeting

The President of the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association, JGRA Leonard Green has called his members and other stakeholders in the transportation industry to an...

Dalley Stepping Up Zika Preparation

The Ministry of Health is stock piling pharmaceutical drugs as part of it’s preparations for the mosquito borne Zika virus. Health Minister, Horace Dalley, made...

Crisis Looming Over Correspondent Banks

Caribbean Governments are being called upon to move swiftly to avert what observers say is an emerging banking crisis. This as international banks are reportedly...

Byles Hails Devaluation Policy

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, is again pointing to the positives of the government’s policy of devaluation. The...

PNP Alarmed; Backs Under Pressure Portia

The Executive of the governing PNP says it’s alarmed by a Sunday Gleaner report which it says suggested that Prime Minister and party President, Portia...

Govt and Opposition Clash in Parliament over Vehicle Waivers

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips, and Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Karl Samuda, clashed in the House of Representatives today, as Dr. Phillips denied that the...