Category: MA_Latest News

$6B Economic Loss Due to Chik-V

President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, William Mahfood, says the economic contraction in the July to October quarter last year was partially due...

Enquiry Won’t Conclude Without Ballistics Report: Simmons

The West Kingston Commission of Enquiry will not conclude, without getting the necessary ballistics reports on the killings that took place in the operation. Even if...

Simmons Protects Golding From Deborah Martin

The Chairman of Commission, Sir David Simmons, says it seems former Prime Minister Golding, was unaware of how activities by criminals in Tivoli Gardens in May 2010 had...

No Property Taxes for 2015-2016: Phillips

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, has dismissed reports of a possible increase in property taxes. Speaking in Parliament this afternoon, Dr. Phillips says the...

High Level JLP Meeting to Decide Holness’ Fate

A high level meeting of opposition MPs is to get underway in just under two hours to discuss a suggestion by one of their senior colleagues about Andrew Holness’...

US Signals Support for Local Ganja Reform…But!

The United States does not object to proposed changes in Jamaica’s ganja laws. That’s the word from the Counselor for Public Affairs at the US Embassy in...

CAPI Questions Integrity of JLP Senators

The Co-convenor of the lobby group, Citizens’ Action for Principle and Integrity, CAPI, Dennis Meadows, is questioning the integrity of Opposition Senators, who signed...

D’Aguilar Dismissed from West Kingston Commission of Enquiry

Convenor of the Tivoli Comittee, Lloyd D’Aguilar, will not be allowed into the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry — even as an observer. Mr D’Aguilar...

Tufton, Golding Call for Review of ‘No-user fee’ Policy

There are fresh calls for the government to review the no-user fee policy at public hospitals. The call comes in the wake of major hospitals said to be operating at...

Councillor Throws Support Behind Hanna

Vice Chairman of the PNP organization in South East St. Ann, Junior Gohegan, says he’ll not support a challenge against Member of Parliament for the constituency,...