Category: MA_Latest News

Gas Prices Down

There’ll be another fall in the price of gas and other petroleum products this week. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says the price of 87 and 90-gasoline...

Killed over Sexual Orientation?

The body of a teenage girl was found in Ewarton, St. Catherine on Tuesday morning. It’s being speculated that she was killed because of her perceived sexual...

Smith on Crime Reduction

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, has welcomed the decline in crime figures for 2014, but is warning that there already appears to be an upsurge...

2015 GSAT Changes – Pt1

After years of concerns about the stressful nature of the Grade Six Achievement Test , GSAT, the Education Ministry is making changes to the exam set for March this...

Chicken Prices Down

Jamaica Broilers has announced a reduction in the price of Grade A best Dressed Chicken, effective Friday, January 9. The reduction of $3 per kilogramme, only applies to...

Farm Workers Depart

Three hundred and forty Jamicans left the island yesterday for Toronto, Canada to participate in the Labour Ministry’s Overseas Employment Programme. The workers...

Nurse Knew Killer

Head of the Trelawny Police, Superintendent Wilfred Campbell, says two 16 year old boys were last night charged with murdering 79 year old pensioner, Hyacinth Hayden at...

Medical Crisis

The President of the Medical Association of Jamaica, MAJ, Dr. Shane Alexis is calling on the government to take a more serious policy approach to reforming the...

Shaw Warns GOJ

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, is urging the Simpson Miller administration to declare whether it intends to accept advice from the International Monetary...

Public Sector Cuts?

There are suggestions that government may need to cut jobs in the public sector, if workers are to get an increase in their wages. The President of the Private Sector...