Category: MA_Latest News

Widespread Outrage Over Marvin De Danca’s Abuse of Dance Patron

There’s widespread condemnation this afternoon, following a video on Facebook showing entertainment personality, Marvin the Dancer, and two other men abusing a...

Inflationary Impact of Tax Package Negligible

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the $13.8-billion tax package he announced yesterday will increase inflation by only 0.2-percent. At a post-Budget Debate media...

PNP Labels Budget a ‘Three-Card Trick’

The Opposition PNP is describing the measures outlined by Finance Minister Audley Shaw to support the Government’s tax break plans as a deceptive three-card trick....

Assessing Your Post-Tax Break Pay

Eight-thousand four-hundred and eighty-nine dollars. That’s how much people earning more than $1-million a year, will save from PAYE each month under the JLP...

Green Encourages Price Cuts

State Minister of Education & Youth, Floyd Green, is calling on more companies to consider reducing prices in a bid to ease the burden on consumers and increase...

5 Shot at Caledonia Courts Plaza

The Manchester Police are reporting that five men were shot and injured last night in the Caledonia Courts plaza area of the parish capital, Mandeville. Commanding...

Shaw Announces Phased Raising in Income Tax Threshold

Finance Minister Audley Shaw this afternoon announced a $13.8-billion tax package as the Government moves to implement its highly anticipated increase in the income tax...

‘Resume Partnership for Jamaica’ – Private Sector Groups

Several Private Sector groups are calling on the Government to immediately resume the Partnership for Jamaica initiative in an effort to better tackle the growing...

Review Building Approval Process for Hotel Developments

A former Mayor of Lucea, Lloyd Hill, is calling on the Hanover Parish Council to immediately re-examine how it engages major hotel developers in the area. Mr....

Former NSWMA Manager Convicted of Fraud

A former manager of the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, Mark Rodney, convicted of defrauding the entity of approximately $9-million was today fined a...