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Be Grateful to Cuba - Golding

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says concerns in the public domain that friendly relations between the United States and Cuba will harm Jamaica’s tourism prospects are inappropriate.

Senator Golding says instead Jamaica should be grateful to...Read More »


Police on Crashes

The Police Traffic Division is expressing concern regarding what it says is an increasing number of motor vehicles accidents in the early morning and late at night.

Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Traffic Division, Gary McKenzie says the trend is of particular concern.

Senate Disquiet

Opposition members a Senate committee tasked to review the removal of power to set rates for the public transportation sector from the Officer of Utilities Regulation, OUR, to the Transport Minister, are this morning blasting the Government.

This following a decision on Friday by Government members on the Senate Regulations Committee...Read More »


Bauxite Announcement

There’re indications a decision has been reached regarding the re-opening of mining and refining operations at St Elizabeth-based alumina producers Alpart by UC RUSAL.

A statement yesterday from the Communications Department of the Mining and Energy Ministry, says portfolio minister, Phillip Paulwell, will provide an update of ‘major developments’ in the...Read More »


Davies Tours Downtown

With possible changes coming early next year for the public-transportation system in downtown Kingston, Transport and Works Minister, Dr Omar Davies, yesterday led a high-level multi-agency delegation on a tour of the Municipal Transport Centre at Water Lane.

The proposed changes include the relocation of some privately-owned and Jamaica Urban Transit...Read More »


St James PC Money Woes

Nationwide News understands that the St. James parish council is facing major financial challenges following its move to make payment in excess of $2-million to avoid the disconnection of its electricity supply.

Our sources say the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has been in dialogue with the parish council regarding the...Read More »


JCF Vigilant

Head of the Manchester Police, Superintendent Melvin Brown, says the police remain vigilant as they grapple with the murder of one of their colleagues.

Police Constable Orville Preddie was shot and killed by gunmen in the community of Farm in Manchester about 11-last night.

Superintendent Brown says the police are following all...Read More »


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