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Jamaica Passes 7th IMF Test

An International Monetary Fund Team now in the island has signalled that the country has passed its 7th consecutive test under the 4 year programme. The latest IMF...

Hanna & Phillips Contending for PNP VP?

Two government MPs are playing down word that they are set to vie to become Vice Presidents of the governing People’s National Party. Sources in the party say...

Economy Back in Recession

The economy is back in recession. This after it declined in the October to December quarter – the second consecutive quarter of decline. The disclosure was made...

Holness to Appeal Constitutional Court’s Ruling

Nationwide News understands that the Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness is filling an appeal against the recent Constitutional Court declaration in his case...

Marley’s estate Wins Appeal Against US Company

Bob Marley’s estate has won a court case in the United States against a clothing company accused of using the reggae star’s likeness on T-shirts without permission....

Bunting – Jamaica Not Easing up War on Drugs

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, is warning that passage of legislation to decriminalize possession of 2-ounces of ganja is no indication that Jamaica is...

Thwaites Outlaws ‘Buying’ of Student Athletes

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, today announced a new policy framework to govern the transfer of student athletes in the secondary school system. Minister Thwaites...

Admiral Bailey Granted Bail…But!

A dreadful misunderstanding! That’s the word from lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson, who is representing entertainer and football coach, Glendon Admiral Bailey. Bailey is...

Organizational Shifts in the Constabulary

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, has announced organizational shifts in the constabulary. The Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division will be renamed simply as...

Gov’t Aims to Increase Tax Compliance

The government will be undertaking several initiatives to increase tax compliance in the next fiscal year. Significant improvement in tax compliance is being projected...