Category: MA_National

EPOC on Falling Exports

The co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles says the continued trend of falling exports has become a matter of great concern to...

West Kingston COE – Day 9

A witness this afternoon broke down in tears at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, as she testified how her nephew was killed during the security forces operation,...

Corey Todd Shooting – UPDATE

Prominent music promoter Corey Todd is recuperating in hospital, after being shot by a lone gunman this morning. Todd was shot twice while leaving the Taboo night club...

Zacca’s Parting Shot

Outgoing President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, Christopher Zacca, this afternoon warned that the influential group still considers the NHT...

Digicel wants the ‘D’

The Executive Chairman of Digicel, Denis O’Brien, is calling on Caribbean regulators to insist that Cable and Wireless Communications and Columbus International...

NIS Could Collapse 2033

An actuarial review of the National Insurance Scheme, NIS, has found that the national pension scheme could run out of money in 20 years. The disclosure was made...

Court Kicks Butch’s Application

The High Court today turned down an application by ATL-boss Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart for leave to seek Judicial Review of a decision by the lower court to...

Gas Prices Down

There’ll be another significant cut in the price of gas and other petroleum products this week. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says the price of 87 and...

West Kingston COE – Day 8

A nineteenth witness at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, this afternoon gave graphic accounts of how he saw civilians throwing the bodies of dead people in a...

PetroCaribe Terms Solid

US investment bank, Goldman Sachs, will not be able to change the terms of the Petrocaribe agreement, if it purchases Jamaica’s debt under the oil deal with...