Category: MA_National

Saddler, Kartel Trial Stalled: Resuming Thursday

Resident Magistrate, Simone Wolfe-Reece, this afternoon admonished prosecutors as the perverting the course of justice trial of dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel,...

Attorney General Deciding on Barring Police from Detaining for Ganja Posession

Attorney General, Patrick Atkinson, says he hopes to give his advice to Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding today, on whether a policy can be implemented barring the...

AUDIO: Opposition Criticizes Police, State over Deane’s Death

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, is strongly criticizing the police and the State over Mario Deane’s death. Mr. Smith also accused the...

JMA Not Apologizing For Executing Its Duties

The Jamaica Manufacturers Association, JMA, says it will make NO apology for how it executes its duties as representatives of the Jamaican manufacturing sector. The JMA...

JLP Wants Human Rights Commission

Amid the continuing outrage over the death of St. James resident Mario Deane, the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party is proposing the establishment of a ‘Human Rights...

Hyman Supports King

Economist, Ralston Hyman, says he’s in full agreement with Dr. King. He says the manufacturing sector should not be given any special treatment as this creates...

Two Foreign Nationals Missing

The Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, of the Constabulary, is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two missing foreign nationals. Twenty-one-year-old...

Sir Howard Laid to Rest

Jamaica’s fourth Governor General, the late Sir Howard Cooke, was today laid to rest at National Heroes Park, after his state funeral at the Holy Trinity...

Human Rights Groups Call for Security Cameras in Police Lockup

Both Jamaicans for Justice and human rights activists, Yvonne McCalla Sobers, are appealing to the government to install security cameras in all police lock-up...

JUSTICE MINISTER Reiterates Call for Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Ganja

The Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, says Mr. Dean’s death while in the custody of the police highlights the need for Jamaica to decriminalize the smoking...