Category: Politics

Senators Back Motion To Make Parliament Accessible For People with Disabilities

Senators this afternoon expressed their support for a private members motion which calls for the current parliamentary building and all future buildings to be made...

Samuda Dismisses JTA Call For Principals To Be Appointed Without NCEL Training

The Acting Education Minister has dismissed a call from the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA, to end the practice of teachers going to the National College for...

Justice Minister Calls Raids On Ruel Reid & Co-accused “Improper”

Justice Minster, Delroy Chuck, says he’s disappointed with the approach taken by the authorities in taking former Education Minister Ruel Reid and others into...

PNP Commends Investigators After Reid, Co-accused Are Arrested & Charged

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is commending the investigators probing the Ministry of Education/ CMU corruption scandal on its raid this morning. In...

Justice Minister Rejects Call For Paternity Leave Law

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is rejecting calls for a paternity leave law. A number of gender advocates and other stakeholders have been calling for the legislation....

Phillips Criticises Police, DPP Over Status Of Corruption Investigations

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is criticizing the Police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, ODPP, for what he says is a failure to arrest and...

Tufton Calls For Regional Approach To Tackle Health Concerns, Climate Change

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, is calling on Caribbean governments to align national policies to health and climate change. He was addressing the...

Johnson-Smith Chides Lambert Brown

Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Kamina Johnson Smith, is refuting an allegation by Opposition Senator Lambert Brown that the Holness-administration has...

PM Says Gov’t Will Not Interfere With Independent Investigations

The Government will not be interfering with independent investigative bodies. That’s the word from the Andrew Holness administration following an ultimatum from...

Senate Observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Senate observed breast cancer awareness month on Friday with lawmakers urging Jamaicans to support the Government’s public education campaign to have as many...