Category: MA_Latest News

PTA Concerned About School Closures

The National Parent Teachers’ Association, NPTAJ, says it should have been consulted by the Ministry about the decision to close 18 primary schools across the...

UTECH Defends 233% Increase in Enrollment Fee

The University of Technology, UTECH, is defending a 233-percent increase in its mandatory student enrollment commitment fees. The fees have skyrocketed this year, from...

Bureaucracy Hurting Tourism Sector

Opposition Spokesman on Tourism, Shahine Robinson, says the tourism sector continues to be affected by bureaucracy. Mrs. Robinson says growth in the sector could be even...

Another Cop Brutally Murdered

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams has expressed outrage that another member of the Constabulary Force has been brutally murdered by criminals. The latest victim is...

Police Want to Question Tommy Lee Over Killing of ‘Corey’

The head of the St. James Police, Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor, has confirmed that the police want to question controversial dancehall artiste, Tommy Lee Sparta,...

Solar Energy Project to Creat Jobs – Arscott

Local Government Minister and MP for South West Clarendon, Noel Arscott says a solar energy production project recently launched by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller,...

NWC Mulls over OUR Order

The National Water Commission says it’s still mulling over a delay order issued by the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, concerning its early payment...

NIC Workers Halt Industrial Action

Workers at the state-run National Irrigation Commission, NIC, have ended their industrial action. This, following a meeting late last evening with State Minister of...

1/8 Escaped Westmoreland Prisoner Killed by Police

One of the eight men who escaped from the Savanna-la-Mar Police Lock-up in Westmoreland last month, has been killed by the Police. He’s 18 year-old Dushane Grayson...

PM Takes Vacation Leave

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is set to proceed on vacation leave today and is expected to resume duties on Saturday, July 25. In her absence, Water Minister,...