Category: MA_Latest News

Caribbean Makes Progress on MDGs – UN Report

The final report of the Millennium Development Goals, MDG, was released this morning. The MDG documents progress on eight key targets set in the year 2000, to be...

CARICOM Could Lose Bid for Commonwealth Sec Gen

With CARICOM Heads of Government failing to agree on a single candidate to nominate for the post of Commonwealth Secretary General at the their summit in Barbados last...

No Apology Needed for Spying Allegation – Robinson

The Portia Simpson Miller administration has welcomed news that the US State Department has withdrawn its allegation that it had monitored the private online...

T&T Outraged at US Spying Allegation

Trinidad and Tobago’s Police Commissioner, Stephen Williams, says there were no grounds for the US state department to have alleged that authorities in Jamaica and...

Commissioner to Address Nation on Murder Spike

Police Commissioner, Dr Carl Williams, is to host a media briefing on Monday where he’ll respond to concerns sparked by an 18-percent increase in murders this year...

Drought Won’t Affect Food Prices – Senator Grant

The leadership of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA and the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, say they don’t believe the impact of the drought on...

May Pen Rat Infestation

The Clarendon Parish Council says its now working with the Public Health Department to address a rodent infestation problem in the parish. There have been reports that...

Riverton Fires Hurting Investment Prospects – World Bank

The World Bank is advising that frequent fires at the Riverton dump may be affecting the government’s plan to lure investors to the Caymanas Economic Zone....

More Remittances

The Bank of Jamaica says net remittances for March this year came in at USD$174-million, approximately USD$3-million more than in March last year. In March this year,...

Holy Childhood Denies Closure Reports

Administrators at the Holy Childhood Prep School in St. Andrew are denying media reports that the 85 year old institution faces imminent closure. Reports on Monday said...