Category: MA_National

US Signals Support for Local Ganja Reform…But!

The United States does not object to proposed changes in Jamaica’s ganja laws. That’s the word from the Counselor for Public Affairs at the US Embassy in...

CAPI Questions Integrity of JLP Senators

The Co-convenor of the lobby group, Citizens’ Action for Principle and Integrity, CAPI, Dennis Meadows, is questioning the integrity of Opposition Senators, who signed...

D’Aguilar Dismissed from West Kingston Commission of Enquiry

Convenor of the Tivoli Comittee, Lloyd D’Aguilar, will not be allowed into the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry — even as an observer. Mr D’Aguilar...

Tufton, Golding Call for Review of ‘No-user fee’ Policy

There are fresh calls for the government to review the no-user fee policy at public hospitals. The call comes in the wake of major hospitals said to be operating at...

Councillor Throws Support Behind Hanna

Vice Chairman of the PNP organization in South East St. Ann, Junior Gohegan, says he’ll not support a challenge against Member of Parliament for the constituency,...

PNP Councillor Ready to Challenge Lisa Hanna

A battle is looming between the country’s Youth Minister, Lisa Hanna and Councillor to the Bensonton Division, Lydia Richards, for the right to be the governing...

JPS Formally Appeal OUR Ruling

The Jamaica Public Service has formally filed an appeal against the rate reduction order from the Office of Utilities Regulation. The OUR had ordered JPS to reduce...

Senate Passes Ganja Bill: Wide Ranging Reforms to Come

The Senate this afternoon approved a bill which proposes to implement wide ranging reforms to Jamaica’s Ganja laws. Contributing to the debate in the Senate today,...

Holness Facing Another Political Fallout After Court Ruling?

There’s a signal that the Opposition Leader is facing a political fallout from today’s ruling against him. Opposition Spokesman on Justice and North East St....

Holness: Senate Composition to Remain Following Ruling

In a statement this afternoon, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness, noted that it must be noted carefully that the decisions of the court do not disturb the present...