Category: MA_National

No Bush Fire-Climate Change Connection – Fire Commish

Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Errol Mowatt, says the dramatic rise in the number of bush fires across the country in the last two years has nothing to do...

Businessman Guilty of Human Trafficking Escapes Prison

Indian Businessman Rajesh Gurunani who two weeks ago became the first human trafficking convict in Jamaica for almost a decade, this afternoon escaped serving prison...

Petrojam Investigation Unearths Major Findings

Nationwide News understands that a high level investigation into a racquet which has resulted in theft of fuel from a subsidiary of the state owned oil refinery,...

Entrepreneurs Mentoring Boys

Approximately 70 boys from 18 high schools were today paired with entrepreneurs as part of a new project of the Ministry of Education to tackle the underachievement of...

Blue & John Crow Mountains on World Heritage List

It’s a historic day for Jamaica as the Blue and John Crow Mountains have been inscribed to the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific...

West Kgn Residents Got $93-million

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security has testified that approximately $93-million was spent in providing varying levels of assistance to...

‘We Were Inaccurate’ – US U-Turn

‘We were inaccurate!’ The United States Government is this afternoon confirming that it’s retracting its claim that there are credible reports that the...

Dudus’ Elaborate Surveillance System

Tivoli Gardens was being monitored by “An elaborate and fully functional surveillance system”. That’s the testimony of a senior member of the Jamaica...

TAJ Wants $22-bn More in Taxes

The Tax Administration of Jamaica is projecting to collect some 22-billion dollars in additional taxes this year, through its new National Compliance Plan. Director of...

Outstanding PTA Fees Blocks Ardenne Grads

Some parents of students at Ardenne High School in St. Andrew are complaining that their children who are due to graduate this Sunday have been told they’ll not do...