Category: MA_Latest News

Health Ministry to Take No Further Legal Action Over Riverton

Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr. Kevin Harvey, says the Ministry will be taking no further legal action over the latest Riverton dump fire that started on...

Millions Unaccounted for at NSWMA May ‘NOT’ be Significance – Minister

And Mr Arscott says an internal audit which found that nearly 1-billion dollars was not properly unaccounted for at the National Solid Waste Management Authority may NOT...

Riverton Fire Crisis Will Never Happen Again – Arscott

“There is no possibility of this kind of fire that you have seen here again!” That’s the commitment of the Local Government Minister, Noel Arscott,...

Ganja Law Yet to Take Effect

The so-called Ganja Law which are amendments to the Dangerous Drugs Act that were passed by Parliament in February, has still not come into effect. The date for its...

Man Sentenced for Alleging Murder Plot Against Holness

The man who gave a false statement to the police alleging that there was a plot to murder Opposition Leader Andrew Holness and JLP General Secretary, Dr Horace Chang,...

Fisher Folk May Clean Pedro Cays instead of NSWMA

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is contemplating allowing fisherfolk on the Pedro Cays to take care of solid waste management there, instead of the National...

Venezuela Cut Oil Deliveries to Jamaica by 50% – Report

The UK Investment Bank, Barclays, says Venezuela is cutting oil deliveries in half to Jamaica and 16 other countries under the PetroCaribe agreement. According to...

Henry Concerned: As Road Repairs Coincide with Obama’s Visit

Opposition Spokesman on Transport and Works, Mike Henry, is raising concern about road repairs which coincide with the visit of US President Barack Obama. Mr. Obama is...

Obama Looking Forward to Visiting Jamaica

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Stephen Vasciannie, says US President Barack Obama is looking forward to his historic visit to Jamaica in...

Fraud Squad Head Warns Attorneys & Financiers

Head of the Police Fraud Squad, Superintendent, Anthony McLaughlin is warning attorneys and players in the financial sector, to act in a principled manner when handling...