Category: MA_National

CDB Projects Growth for Caribbean Economies

The Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, is projecting that regional economies will  grow by an average 2-percent this year. In its annual outlook for the region published...

CCJ Row Intensifying

The row between the Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness regarding the Government’s push to  establishment the CCJ as...

Constables Convicted for Breaching Corruption Prevention Act

Two Constables were today convicted in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court for Breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. Constables Oliver Johnson and Karl...

Government Tables $641-Billion Budget

It’s a 641 billion dollar budget! Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, tabled the 2015-2016 Estimates of Expenditure in Parliament today. The Estimates revealed a...

Business-man Gets Life for Murder of 14-year-old Pregnant Girl

The man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Frome Technical High school student Santoya Campbell has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in the Westmoreland...

Ellington Not Aware of Mortars Use in Tivoli

Former Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington says he’s not aware that mortars or tear gas were used during the Tivoli Gardens operation. Mr. Ellington, responding to...

Davidson Urges Businesses to get Globally Competitive

Chairman of  the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, Dr. Winston Davidson, is urging local businesses to strive to make their operations and services globally competitive....

Mahfood Concern: Venezuelan oil company to sell its stake in Petrojam?

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, is raising concern about reports that the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, PDVSA, is contemplating...

Gases Prices to Increase Tomorrow

Petrojam has announced an increase in the prices of all fuels. Starting Thursday 87 Gasoline will sell for 96-dollars-74 per litre, up 1-dollars-73-cents per litre,...

Budget to be Tabled Tomorrow

Finance and Planning Minister Dr. Peter Phillips will table the Estimates of Expenditure in the House of Representatives on Thursday. It’ll follow the pomp and...