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NHT Owed $18-billion in Contribution – Audit Reveals

The Auditor General’s Performance Audit report into the operations of the National Housing Trust, NHT, has found that the trust is owed 18 billion dollars in...

Gov’t Signs MOU with Krauck, Anchor Finance but Change Language to ‘Possible’ Investment

The government has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to pave the way for a possible 5-billion US dollar investment in the logistics hub. The signing was...

UTECH Staff Stage Walk Out

The University of Technology says industrial action taken by three staff unions representing academic, administrative and technical staff did not disrupt the sitting of...

Phillips, Davies, Hylton Divided on Krauck, Anchor Finance Investment Offer – AUDIO

[audio_mp3 url=”http://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/KALILAH-WRAP-MOU-MADNESS-2-APRIL-222015.mp3″] There appears to be differences among...

NHT Breached Public Accountability Act in Outameni Purchase- Audit General

The National Housing Trust breached the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, PBMA, when it did not seek approval from the Ministry of Finance, in the...

Dr. Carlton Davis Heads New NHT Board

Information Minister Senator Sandrea Falconer this morning announced the members of the new board of directors of the National Housing Trust. The life of the previous...

Jamaica’s Food Import Bill Declined by $43-million Last Year – Kellier

Preliminary data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, shows that the country’s food import bill declined by more than 43-million US dollars for the 2014...

High Failure Rate Plagues Secondary Transition Education Programme

More than half of the students who sat the Alternative Secondary Transition Education Programme, ASTEP test in the 2013-14 academic year failed to achieve a passing...

Seek Overseas Help in Finding Clarendon Quadruple Murderers – Holness

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says Jamaica should not rule out seeking the assistance of overseas experts in finding the gunmen responsible for last Wednesday’s...

Standberry Seeks to Allay Fears That the Local Sugar Industry is About to Collapse

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry is seeking to allay fears that the local sugar industry is on the verge of collapse....