Category: MA_National

Holness Stands Firm on Prison Deal

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness today reiterated that the Opposition will not support the proposed prison transfer deal. Speaking at a press conference today, Mr....

Bunting Blasts Opposition

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, is accusing the opposition JLP of being opportunistic, hypocritical and vulgar, after yesterday’s walkout of the House...

‘No Deal Yet’ – Govt Distances itself from Downing St

In his statement to Parliament on the controversy, the National Security Minister, says the British Government got it wrong when it conveyed the impression that a...

Opposition Walks Out of Parliament

Opposition MPs walked out of the House of Representatives this afternoon as they intensified the political heat on the Simpson-Miller administration over the...

Group Protests Prison Deal Outside Parliament

A small group of persons held a silent protest outside Gordon House today to register their disapproval of the proposed prison deal. One of the organizers of the event...

UK MP Urges GoJ to Reject Prison Deal

A member of the British parliament, Dawn Butler, says the offer by Prime Minister David Cameron, to help build a maximum security prison in Jamaica, is not enough. Ms....

Danny Glover Blasts David Cameron

Noted American actor and philanthropist, Danny Glover, says the case made by British Prime Minister David Cameron, against former colonialists paying reparations for...

Zika Virus NOT in Jamaica – Minister

Minister of Health Dr. Fenton Ferguson, is reiterating that no case of the mosquito borne Zika virus has been detected in Jamaica despite claims by some that it’s...

Dr’s Orders! PM Contracts Laryngitis; Forced to Rest

Jamaica House says Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller is suffering from a bout of laryngitis and will be unable to keep a number of scheduled speaking engagements this...

Protest Against UK Prison Deal Goes International

Opposition to the prison deal by Jamaica and Britain is intensifying and has taken on an international flavour. A first term member of Britain’s parliament, is...