Category: MA_National

PNP Westmoreland Dispute

There’s discord among prominent figures in the governing People’s National Party, PNP on the eve of the party’s announcement of its candidate to...

Seek IMF Waiver – Shaw

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, says the Government should bite the bullet and seek a waiver from the International Monetary Fund, IMF, if such a step is...

SERHA pays up

The South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, has made good on its promise to pay millions owed in outstanding salary deductions for its workers. This puts an end to...

New NIB Director

After approximately four years in the job, Assistant Commissioner Kevin Blake, is to be re-assigned as Director of the premier intelligence sharing unit in the Jamaica...

Vendors in Corporate Area markets say the number of persons seeming to suffer from Chikungunya-like symptoms is on the rise. The mosquito-borne Chik-V has affected a...

$150m more for Chik-V

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has intervened as the Chikunguya outbreak affecting Jamaica is intensifying. Mrs. Simpson Miller has directed that an additional...

Baugh on Ebola Prep

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Ken Baugh, says the isolation rooms identified by the Health Ministry at various hospitals across the island will not be sufficient...

Doctors Preparing for Ebola

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctor’s Association, JMDA, Dr. Alfred Dawes, says his members are preparing themselves in the event of an Ebola outbreak in...

PAHO Helping Ebola Fight

The Ministry of Health says it has been assured by its international partners that Jamaica will be given assistance in the event of an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus...

DCP Novelette Grant

After over a decade as Assistant Commissioner of Police, Head of the Police Area 5, Novelette Grant, has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner. The promotion...