Category: MA_Latest News

ChikV Hasn’t Peaked!

The chikungunya outbreak sweeping across the Caribbean and Latin America is yet to peak, with projections for many more cases emerging well into the new year....

Smarter Card; Smarter Fraud

The Jamaican Urban Transit Company, JUTC says it has uncovered gross financial irregularities at the state owned entity. The irregularities involve the use of Smarter...

JET Wins Round1

The Jamaica Environment Trust, JET, has won the first round of its court battle with the government, over the administration’s refusal to accede to a request for...

Holness with Aljazeera

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says he has confidence in the capacity of local health care workers to deal with a case of Ebola in the country. However, he’s...

Ebola and Failed States

The head of the World Health Organization, WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, says the Ebola epidemic threatens the very survival of societies and could lead to failed states. Dr....

IMF Downgrades Growth Projection

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, has downgraded its 2014 growth projection for Jamaica in its latest World Economic Outlook report. According to the October report,...

Troupe in More Trouble

The embattled Deputy Mayor of Montego Bay and Councillor for the Granville Division in St. James, the PNP’s Michael Troupe, is in more trouble with the law....

Deane Witness Turned In

Nationwide News understands that the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM-witness who allegedly escaped from the Freeport Police station in Montego Bay, is...

Gas Prices Down

Motorists will pay significantly less for gasoline when they fill up at the pumps tomorrow. The price of 87 and 90 gasoline has been reduced by $2.47 per litre....

Clarke’s Body Returns

An emotional Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller this afternoon led a delegation to the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston as the body of the late...