Category: MA_National

PetroJam Report: NO Value from Two Multi-Million Dollar Contracts

Auditor General’s report also reveals that Petrojam did not obtain any value from $17.4-million paid to a consultant to execute two service contracts. That’s...

Jamaica Set to Meet Latest IMF Targets

The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) says the country is set to meet the latest targets in the Precautionary Standby Arrangement, PSBA, with the IMF. In a...

Police Accuse ‘Compensation Seekers’ of Making Up Human Rights Abuses in St James

The Police are accusing persons who’ve been detained under the State of Public Emergency in St James of making up stories of human rights abuses in the hope...

‘Spike in Dengue; But No Outbreak’, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health is reporting an almost 200-percent increase in cases of dengue fever this year, compared to the same period last year. According to a statement...

Dalton Victorious! Jamaican Wins XFactor UK 2018

Congratulations continue to pour in for Jamaica’s Dalton Harris who won the talent competition X Factor in the United Kingdom on Sunday. Harris has won a one...

IMF Still Concerned about Financial Sector Stability Reforms

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains concerned about Jamaica’s implementation of financial sector stability reforms. In it’s latest executive board...

Samuda Warns Opposition Against Shutting Down SOE

Government Senator Matthew Samuda this afternoon warned that there’s likely to be a political price to pay should the Opposition PNP shut down several states of...

Public Health Inspectors Contradict Reports of Inhumane Conditions at Freeport Lockup

Chief Public Health Inspector for St James, Lennox Wallace, says the authorities supervising the state of public emergency in St. James are being compliant with the...

Inside Freeport Detention Facility

Nationwide News was given a partial tour of the Freeport Lock Up in St James where at the time about a dozen men were being held under the State of Emergency. Neika...

No Lengthy Detainment in St James SOE

Head of the St. James State of Public Emergency, Senior Superintendent of Police Anthony Morris, says detainees are usually processed and released within hours. His...