Category: MA_National

Private Sector Groups Seek Govt & Opposition Consensus Post-SOE

Three private sector groups are inviting both the Government and Opposition to a meeting to discuss the way forward after the PNP withdrew its support for the States of...

JFJ Welcomes Imminent End of Special Security Measures

The Human Rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) says despite the best of intentions, the present special security measures have not adhered to the...

St Catherine Residents Give Mixed Reaction to Ending of SOE

Several St Catherine North residents and stakeholders expressed mixed views on the Opposition’s decision not to support another extension of the States of Public...

Public Accounts Committee at Odds Over Controversial Meeting

A political row has erupted between the government and the opposition over a disputed meeting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, PAC. Both sides are at...

Govt & Opposition Clash Over Controversial PAC Sitting

Government and Opposition Members of Parliament clashed in the House of Representatives this afternoon over the controversial sitting of Parliament’s Public...

JLP Calls for Paulwell’s Resignation as Opposition Energy Spokesman

The Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is calling for the resignation of Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Phillip Paulwell. The JLP is also calling on Mr. Paulwell, to recuse...

Holness Announces Raft of Actions to Address PetroJam Scandal

A forensic audit and the paying back of monies misused at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, are among several actions announced today by Prime Minister Andrew...

Opposition Leader Labels Holness’ PetroJam Response ‘Inadequate’

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is describing, as inadequate, Prime Minister Holness’ response to the issues plaguing the Petrojam oil refinery. Speaking at...

Route Inspectors Stage Sick-Out

An estimated 85-per cent of Route Inspectors scheduled to work in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR) and other regions called in sick this morning. The...

Buju Banton Released from Prison

Reggae and Dancehall superstar Buju Banton has been released from a prison in the US where he’d been serving time on drug-related charges. Nationwide News...