Category: MA_Latest News

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...

Jamaica More Competitive

Jamaica has improved eight places in the latest Global Competitiveness Index, published annually by the World Economic Forum. The index for 2014/2015 shows that Jamaica...

Deane Didnt Stand a Chance!

There’s no way Mario Deane could’ve survived the severe beating he received while in custody at the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay last month....

Brace for Chik-V

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, is warning the Caribbean to be prepared for the full impact of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, eight...

JCSA Rift with Govt Widens

There’s a growing rift this afternoon between the Jamaica Civil Service Association, JCSA, and the Simpson Miller administration. The Civil Service Association is...

Trust Lost!

President of the Jamaica Civil Service Association, JCSA, Oneil Grant, says his members have no trust in the Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies. This, over the...