Category: MA_National

Chuck Resigns from Shadow Cabinet…Urges Holness to Follow

The fallout in the Opposition from this afternoon’s decision of the Appeal Court has begun. In a swift reaction to the ruling, Opposition Spokesman on Justice and...

Williams Pleased with Appeal Court’s Ruling

Senator Arthur Williams is welcoming the Appeal Court’s ruling but says he’s not surprised. He says Mr. Holness’s appeal was ‘a waste of...

BLOW TO Holness: Appeal Court Upholds Lower Court’s Decision

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness suffered a major blow today when the Appeal Court rejected his request that it overturn the decision of the Constitutional Court that he...

PM Promises Tougher Punishment for those Who Murder Pregnant Girls

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says her administration will shortly be bringing legislation to parliament to ensure that persons who murder pregnant girls receive...

Former Lucea Mayor Found Guilty of Nepotism In Awards of Govt Contracts

The Office of the Contractor General, OCG, says its investigations have found that the former Mayor of Lucea and Chairman of the Hanover Parish Council, Shernet...

Riverton Fire is a Result of Poor Management – CaPRI

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute,CAPRI, says the government cannot keep blaming a lack of resources for the continuing failures at the Riverton dump. Speaking at...

Holness Wants End to “Feeding Tree” Culture at Riverton Dump

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness says an apparent culture at the National Solid Waste Management Agency, NSWMA, where the Riverton City dump is treated as a political...

BITU Wants Reprieve for Workers Affected by Riverton Smog

The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, BITU, is urging employers not to penalise workers who’ve been affected by the fire at the Riverton City dump. Several people...

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Incest & Molestation of Young Boys on the Rise – Hanna

Incest and molestation of young boys is on the rise. So says Youth and Culture Minister, Lisa Hanna. Speaking today with Nationwide News, Minister Hanna said incest is...