Category: MA_National

Murdered St. Thomas Girl Had Big Plans :: Principal

The pain of Calicia’s death also touched her school — Donald Quarrie High School — today. The Principal, Talbert Weir, says he knew Calicia personally....

PNP Councillor Facing Criminal Charges over Death of Tappa Whitmore’s son

The Police today laid criminal charges against Councilor for the Salt Spring division of the St. James Parish Council, the PNP’s Sylvan Reid The Councillor is in...

Road Aggregate Responsible for Trelawny Crashes?

Concerns are being raised this afternoon about the aggregate that was used on the Braco Main Road in Trelawny. The concerns follow the fatal crash on the weekend that...

241 More Signatures Needed to Extend Portmore’s Boundaries

There’s been a big jump over the weekend in the number of Portmore residents who’ve signed the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ, petition to extend the...

Parliament to Begin Reviewing Proposed Budget Tomorrow

Members of Parliament will tomorrow begin their review of the government’s proposed budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year when they meet in the Standing Finance...

House Committee Denounces NCB Hike in Bank Fees

The country’s largest commercial bank, NCB, is this afternoon being accused of disrespect and outrageous action by Parliament’s Economy and Production...

Major Probe Launched: Thousands of Bullets Discover in Manchester

The Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is this afternoon trying to find the persons responsible for importing more than...

Japn Gives $96-Million to Jamaican Gov’t

The Japanese government has given Jamaica a grant of 100-million Japanese Yen, or about 96-million Jamaican dollars for economic and social development. Japanese...

Govt Signs Deal for $7B Solar Power Plant in Rural Jamaica

The Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, has announced that construction of a 7-billion dollar solar power plant will begin by next...

O’Brien Urges Business Community to Fight Any New Taxes

Digicel’s outgoing CEO, Barry O’Brien, is urging the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, to challenge any additional taxation that might be levied on...