Category: MA_National

McNeill Calls for Codification of Qualification Requirements for Certain Govt Jobs

PAAC Chairman Dr. Wykeham McNeil is recommending that the circumstances in which people who do not have a bachelors degree may be employed to certain government jobs be...

Post-Cabinet Press Briefing Returns

The Government of Belgium will soon be able to extradite people from Jamaica following a request from the European nation. It’ also been disclosed that Cabinet has...

Chris Zacca to Head PetroJam Strategic Review Team

President and CEO of the Sagicor Group, Christopher Zacca, is to head a committee tasked with strategically reviewing Petrojam. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who...

Holness Brands Opposition Ultimatum as ‘Potential Disservice to the Country’

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is describing as a disappointment and a potential disservice to the country a threat by the Opposition PNP to withdraw from any...

Finance Minister Confident FDI Moving in Right Direction

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says the trend in Foreign Direct Investments, FDI, is moving in the right direction. Foreign Direct Investments are those made made by...

Real Estate Agent involved in Braemar Brawl Denies Assaulting Security Guard

Real Estate Agent, Andrew Wollery, is denying that he and two men attacked a security guard inside a guard house at a housing complex on Braemar Avenue in St. Andrew. A...

Kartel & Co-Accused Score Early Victory of First Day of Appeal

Dancehall star, Vybz Kartel, and his three co-appellants high-profile appeal of their 2014 murder convictions received a major boost today. The Court of Appeal this...

Opposition Gives Government Wheatley Ultimatum

People’s National Party President and Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, has given the Holness Administration an ultimatum to either sack Dr. Andrew Wheatley...

Grenadian PM Warns of Political Problems Stemming from CSME Implementation

Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. Keith Mitchell, says he’s supporting a proposal for a monthly report from the CARICOM Secretariat to Barbados which is responsible...

PAJ Concerned about Uncertainty Surrounding Jamaica House Press Briefings

The Press Association of Jamaica, PAJ, is still expressing concerns about the uncertainty of whether post Cabinet press briefings will be held on a regular basis. The...