Category: MA_Latest News

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...

O’Hara May Have Violated IAAF’s Intellectual Property Rules – ISSA’s Director

ISSA’s Competitions Director, George Forbes, says calabar standout, Michael O’Hara, may be in violation of the IAAF’s intellectual property and anti-ambush...

US Bank Praises Govt’s Move to Secure Hedging Insurance Against Rise in Oil Price

Managing Director of US investment bank, Oppenheimer and Company, Greg Fisher, says the government’s decision to take out a hedging contract against a possible...

Man Arrested for Attacking Cuban Nurses

The police have arrested a man in connection with an attack on two Cuban nurses in Portland today. The nurses were attached to the Buff Bay Community Hospital. Police...