Category: MA_National

Don Foote’s Bail Extended

Prominent attorney, Don Foote, had his bail extended this morning when he appeared in the Half-Way-Tree Criminal Court to answer to fraud charges. Foote is to return to...

Davies Defends MDIP/JEEP

Transport Works and Housing, Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, clashed with Opposition MPs, this afternoon who questioned expenditure under the Government’s Jamaica...

Not Enough Help from HQ – Hanna

Embattled Member of Parliament of South East St. Ann, the PNP’s Lisa Hanna says she’s displeased with how the leadership of the governing party has addressed the...

Delaying Local Gov’t Polls?

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Desmond McKenzie, says it’s likely Local Government Elections will not be held before the end of June. He says the Portia...

Insensitive Provocation!

Chairman of the Police Federation, Raymond Wilson, is describing the Government’s offer of a 5-percent wage increase to members of the force as “Insensitive and...

Portmore Boundaries Upheld

The Supreme Court has thrown out a case seeking to stop the government from changing the boundaries of the Portmore Municipality. The case was brought by businessman,...

Commissioner Warns Criminals!

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams is warning criminals responsible for the 18-percent spike in murders this year that they will be caught. At the same time, the...

Major Disruption in Schools Loom as JTA Unfolds All Options to Secure Wage Demands

Teachers are warning that there could be a major disruption in classes when schools resume after the holiday. Today, the teachers’ union — Jamaica...

Gov’t Signals Intention to Establish Human Rights Institute; JFJ ‘Cautiously Optimistic’

Advocacy Spokesperson at Jamaicans for Justice, Rodje Malcom, is expressing cautious optimism to the announcement from Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding, that...

Williams to Intervene in Police Units Squabble

Commissioner Williams says it’ll take frank discussion to resolve a dispute between the Corruption Prevention Commission and the Police High Command. Nationwide...