Category: MA_National

Police Commissioner Pivots on Controversial JCF Administrative Review

An under pressure Police Commissioner, George Quallo, appears to have made an about turn in his position following a public furor over the controversial JCF...

‘Enough is Enough!’ – Rockfort Residents Plead for Violence to Stop

“It must stop! And it must stop now!” That’s the desperate appeal of residents of Rockfort in East Kingston who say they have had enough of the gang...

FLA Whistle-blower Paints Grim Picture of Corruption at the Authority

Details are emerging about complaints which led to the ongoing investigation by the Contractor General into alleged corruption at the Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA....

Jamaican Student Performances Improve at CSEC Level

The overall performance of high school students in this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, CSEC, exams has improved. Pass rates have increased in 18...

Govt Begins Wage Negotiations with Teachers

The government says it’s begun wage negotiations with teachers. State Minister of Finance and Public Service, Rudyard Spencer, today, met with members of the...

ODPEM Monitoring Development of TS Harvey

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, and the Meteorological Service of Jamaica say they’re continuing to watch the development of...

Montague to Discuss Controversial Administrative Review with Police High Command

Minister of National Security, Robert Montague, says he’ll meet with the Police High Command on Friday over the JCF’s controversial administrative review...

United Cannabis Approved by Health Ministry to Produce Cannabis products in Jamaica, says NASDAQ

The reputed American stock exchange publication, NASDAQ, is reporting that a US-based company, United Cannabis, has been approved by Jamaica’s Health Ministry to...

BITU Calls Off UDC Workers’ Strike

The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, BITU, has withdrawn a strike notice it served on the Urban Development Corporation, UDC. The move follows a meeting at the...

Tropical Storm Harvey Approaches Eastern Caribbean

Tropical Storm Harvey has formed east of the Windward Islands and may pose a threat early next week to parts of Central America’s Caribbean coast. Tropical storm...