Category: MA_National

Riverton on Fire…Again

The latest fire at the Riverton Dump, in St. Andrew, has again caused smoke nuisance for thousands of residents of the Corporate Area and St. Catherine and has...

Opposition Questions Hylton

The Opposition is calling for more details on the proposed MOU between the government and an investment group to pump 5-billion-US-dollars into various logistics...

Buy Back PetroCaribe Debt

The multinational investment banking company, Oppenheimer Holdings says Jamaica could reduce its debt by 10-percentage points, if it buys back its Petrocaribe debt from...

$8-Billion in New Revenue

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips says the Government is proposing to increase the special consumption tax on cigarettes as it seeks to collect the over $8-billion in...

UPDATE: Death Squad Probe

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says the case against two policemen who’re being investigated in what’s been dubbed the ‘death...

‘Mischievous Publicity Stunt’ – Act’g Portmore Mayor

The Acting Mayor of Portmore, Leon Thomas, has dismissed opposition to the proposed expansion of the municipality, as a mischievous publicity stunt. JLP councillors in...

DPP Under Fire

Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewelyn, is being accused of bringing the justice system into disrepute. The attorney for two brothers wrongly accused of raping...

Bunting Demands Collective Effort

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, says as a nation, Jamaicans tolerate corruption and that’s the reason it persists. Addressing the Fraud and...

No Credible Plan – Lee Chin

Billionaire and chairman of the country’s largest commercial bank, NCB, Michael Lee Chin is criticizing the political directorate for what he says is the absence of a...

USD$5bn Logistics Investment

Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, with an investor group that will see more than 5-billion-US-dollars pumped into a series of logistics-related...