Category: MA_National

Respected Queen’s Counsel Questions Shane Alexis’

Senior Attorney, Queens Counsel Frank Phipps, says Dr. Shane Alexis might not be eligible to be elected to the House of Representatives. Dr. Alexis is running on the...

171 Receive National Honours on Heroes Day

Veteran reggae singer, Bunny Wailer, was today awarded the nation’s third-highest honour at the National Honours and Awards ceremony at Kings House in St. Andrew....

Agriculture Sector Suffers Decline in September Quarter

Agriculture Minister, Karl Samuda, says the country may have suffered further declines in the sector in the September quarter of the current fiscal year. This would mean...

JRC Exploring Back-Up Plan to Revive Railway System

The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) says it’s actively pursuing contingencies in case a plan by the US-based Herzog International company to revive the...

Nurses Negotiations Progressing Amicably

Newly-elected President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Carmen Johnson, says the nurses’ wage and benefits negotiations with the government are going...

Kingston Losing Millions in Amusement Fees

Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams, says the city is losing millions in amusement fees on a monthly basis. He’s declared that the entertainment and...

Prime Minister May Ask Court to Decide on Alexis’ Eligibility for SE St Mary

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has delivered the clearest hint yet that he may ask the Court to make a declaration on the legitimacy of the candidacy of the...

PNP Patriots Questions Dunn’s Eligibility for Nomination

There’s a new development in the fiercely contested South East St Mary by-election race. The People’s National Party is now alleging that the JLP’s...

Henry Moves to Allay JUTC ‘Jitters’ following Reports of Overstaffing

Transport Minister, Mike Henry, has instructed the management of the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, to meet immediately with the union representing...

Govt & Opposition Spar Over Reports of Over-staffing at JUTC

A row has erupted between the government and the opposition over who’s to be blamed for packing the state-owned bus company, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company,...