Category: MA_Latest News

‘Stop Having Children You Cannot Afford!’

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is chastising parents who have children they cannot afford to keep. He’s urging Jamaicans to be more responsible. The Minister...

Byles Withdraws Challenge to Private Sector

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, is withdrawing his call for the private sector to match the USD$500-million sitting in...

Bring SLB Rates Down to 5% – Johnson-Smith

Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says interest rates at the Student Loan Bureau, SLB, should be reduced from 9 percent to...

NWC Reverses Late Fee Payment

The National Water Commission, NWC, says customers don’t have to pay the late fee on this month’s bill. The Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, had not...

UK Authorities Blame J’can Courts for Holding Up Inquest

Authorities in Preston in the United Kingdom are blaming the Jamaican courts for holding up an inquest that was due to be held today. The Lancashire Evening Post...

4 Shot, 1 Killed in Hanover

Four people were shot, and one killed after gunmen opened fire on their car in Lucea, Hanover early yesterday morning. Dead is 22-year-old Vinton Campbell, a watersports...

Woman Crushed to Death

A woman was crushed to death this morning after falling off a motorcyle on Hagley Park Road in St. Andrew. It’s understood that the incident occurred sometime...

Teen Mother and Baby Missing

A High Alert has been activated for 15-year Ladashia Francis, otherwise called ‘Laddy’ and her one-year-old baby, Jazavia Williams, both of Happy Grove district in...

3 Charged for Lying on Loan Application

Three men have been charged for lying about their jobs on a loan application. 26-Year-old Michael Buchanan of Collies Road, Kingston 11; 27-year-old Kavian Brown of...

Jamaica to Pass 9th IMF Test – Phillips

An IMF team is in the island to conduct its ninth review of Jamaica’s performance under the four year economic management programme. Speaking last evening at an...