Category: National

Man Charged for JC Boy’s Murder Remanded

Quacie Hart, the man charged with the stabbing death of 14-year old Jamaica College student, Nicholas Francis, was remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and...

PM Announces NHT Benefits for Low Income Earners

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will increase the income band that has access to National Housing Trust loans at a rate of zero-percent from...

Jamaica, World Bank In Debt Swap Talks – PM

Prime Minister Holness says talks are underway between Jamaica and the World Bank regarding a debt swap initiative. [audio_mp3...

Golding to Chair CARICOM Review Commission

Former Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, is to be appointed Chairman of a Review Commission which is aimed at positioning Jamaica to take full advantage of benefits made...

Holness Orders Investigation Into Distribution of TEF Funds

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has directed Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett to ensure that a thorough investigation is carried out into the distribution of funds...

PNP Demands Full Disclosure of Labour Day Allocation Funding

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is demanding that the government make a full disclosure of the accounting information surrounding the allocation of...

Police Constable Being Investigated for Murder of Second Colleague

The policeman being held as a person of interest in the killing of Woman Corporal Judith Williams, is now being questioned in connection with the murder of another...

BOLD & Essential: IMF Backs Income Tax Plan

The IMF has given the government’s income tax initiative a ringing endorsement! The fund has described the move away from direct to indirect taxation as a bold and...

Shaw Chides Phillips, Simpson Miller Over Budget Criticism

Finance Minister Audley Shaw, says the Government has been responsible in its move to implement the income tax break plan while meeting targets under the IMF programme....

Jamaica Making Progress Not Seen Since Global Recession – IMF

The International Monetary Fund, IMF this afternoon disclosed that the Government has achieved all its budgeted tax revenue targets for the first time since the...