Category: MA_Latest News

J’Can Writer, Marlon James, Wins One Caribbean Media Award

Jamaican writer Marlon James has won the One Caribbean Media Award for fiction for his critically acclaimed work, ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’. The...

Senate Approves New Regulations Under Casino Gaming Act

The Senate today approved new regulations for the Casino Gaming act. Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says the first resolution will provide a framework for the...

PNP Townhall Meeting Highlights

The PNP Last evening kicked off its first in a series series of islandwide townhall meetings, at the Champion College Auditorium in St. Andrew, which saw near 150 people...

Bunting Seeks to Ally Concerns Surrounding Proposed DNA-bill

National Security Minister Peter Bunting is seeking to allay concerns about the use of force in collecting DNA samples from accused criminals. The recently-tabled DNA...

PM to Attend Some PNP ‘Face2Face’ Townhalls

The governing People’s National Party, PNP, has issued a statement, saying Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will be present at some of its islandwide...

Jamaica Meets Primary Surplus for 2014-15 Fiscal Year Under IMF

The government has met the 7-and-a-half percent primary surplus, set by the IMF, for the 2014-2015 fiscal year which ended in March. That’s according to...

Metry Seaga Happy: JMA Added the Most Jobs Last Year

Deputy President of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, JMA, Metry Seaga, is welcoming news that the sector added the most jobs between January last year and...

DNA Bill At Last!

After nearly ten years, the highly touted DNA bill has been tabled in Parliament. The draft legislation was tabled in the House of Representatives this afternoon by...

Hold your Fire! – Hylton

Investment Minister, Anthony Hylton, says he ahd his team are in possession of information that Dun and Bradstreet may not have. He was responding to questions posed in...

JFJ Gets International Support

International human rights groups are supporting the bid by local human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice, to have the government reinstate the entity as a...