Category: MA_Latest News

New Mosquito-borne Virus Threatens Jamaica

The Ministry of Health is warning the country about a mosquito-transmitted virus called Zika, which has broken out in Brazil. Zika is similar to dengue with symptoms...

Address Spike in Murders – Smith to Security Council

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, is urging Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to convene a meeting of the National Security Council to discuss...

Police Adopts Clan Carthy High

The Police Mobile Reserve last Friday adopted the Clan Carthy High School on Deanery Road in Kingston, as part of its community outreach efforts to eradicate...

BANNED! Cops clamp down on Entertainment in St. Catherine

The St. Catherine Parish Council and the police in the parish are on a collision course, over the decision by the police to impose a ban on all entertainment activities...

Correctional Workers Union Requests 70% Wage Increase

Seventy percent! That’s the rate of increase correctional workers will be seeking when they meet with the government to negotiate a wage agreement for the new...

Xerox to Open 3 New Call Centres in New Kingston This Year

The multinational document management corporation, Xerox, says it plans to expand its business in Jamaica by adding three new call centres in the New Kingston Business...

New Increases In Passport Fees, Services

The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), has announced new passport fees that will become effective May 26. PICA will also be introducing expedited...

Mandeville Police Probes Suspected Murder/Suicide

The Mandeville police in Manchester are probing a suspected murder suicide in the parish about 11:45 last night. Reports are that 23 year old security guard Terrence...

Jamaica Falls to Its Worst Ranking in Global Tourism Competitiveness Report

Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism, Shahine Robinson, says she’s deeply concerned about Jamaica falling to its worst ever ranking in the Global Travel and Tourism...

Prominent Attorney Don Foote Arrested and Charged

Prominent Attorney Don Foote is the latest member of the legal profession to be arrested and charged with fraud. Foote was interviewed yesterday by Fraud Squad...