Category: MA_National

Security Forces to Outline New Crime Fighting Initiatives

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says the Police and the Army will shortly outline operational initiatives which are intended to address violent crime....

How Much of Jackson’s Banking Bill is New?

Only about 50-percent of what’s provided for in the Amendment of the Banking Service Act already exists in current legislation and policies. However, the more...

Economy Grows 1.1% in Q4 2017

Jamaica’s economy is estimated to have grown by 1.1-percent for the October to December quarter of 2017. That’s according to the latest data provided by the...

Pandemonium at Spanish Town Courthouse as Police Foil Attempted Drive-By Shooting

There were scenes of pandemonium on Tuesday afternoon at the Spanish Town Courthouse in St. Catherine as an attempted drive-by shooting, led to the fatal shooting of one...

Executive & Judiciary to Hold Special Meeting on Friday

Nationwide News understands that a special meeting between representatives of the Executive and the Judicial arm of the state is to take place on Friday morning at 9:30....

Govt MPs Shoot Down Jackson’s Banking Fees Bill

Member of Parliament for Southern St Catherine, Fitz Jackson’s bill to tackle predatory banking fees has been blocked in the House of Representatives. A motion to...

Judges Stage Historic Summit, Disrupting Court Proceedings

In an extraordinary move, without precedent, judges across the island are citing what they say appears to be another instance of interference by the Legislative and...

Chuck Lambastes Judges for Disrupting Court Proceedings

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is lambasting several of the country’s judges after court proceedings were disrupted. He’s chiding the judges for releasing...

PSOJ Urges PSC to Keep Search for New Police Commissioner within JCF

Head of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Howard Mitchell, is urging the recently reconfigured Police Service Commission, PSC, not to limit itself to current...

Clarke & Hayle Nominated in NW St Andrew

Dr. Nigel Clarke and Keisha Hayle were today nominated to represent the JLP and PNP respectively in the March 5, North West St. Andrew by-election. Both candidates were...