There was no walkout on Bunting in Parliament, PNP says
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) is insisting that there was no walkout of the Parliamentary sitting yesterday at any time, contrary to postings on social media.

Moscow bars opposition candidates from city council election despite protests
Telegraph UK

Moscow bars opposition candidates from city council election despite protests he Telegraph earch Icon Save acebook icon witter icon nstagram icon inkedIn icon acebook icon witter icon nstagram icon inkedIn icon Moscow...

Gov't working to remove used tyres from Riverton this year
Jamaica Gleaner

The government will this year embark on an initiative to remove the over two million tyres currently stockpiled at the Riverton City Disposal site in St Andrew. Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of...

Live Audio & Senate Order Of Business
Bernews

The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Wednesday [July 17] and Bills on the Order Paper include the Medical Practitioners Amendment Act 2019, Health Insurance Amendment [No. 2] Act 2019, Public Access to Information...

Government approves additional funds to truck water
Jamaica Star

The Government has approved additional funds to truck water to communities affected by the drought, says Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Pearnel Charles Jr. Following a...

Grandma missing since February 2018
Jamaica Star

Family members of an elderly St Thomas woman, who has been missing since last February, are maintaining confidence that she will return home safely. Miriam Brissett, 83 years old at the time of her disappearance , went...

Financial policy council exempted from Pati
Royal Gazette

Legislation to make a government financial advisory body exempt from public access to information laws was passed on Friday. The Public Access to Information Amendment Act 2019 excludes the Financial Policy Council from...

Granger, Jagdeo meet on GECOM chair… Four names shortlisted; talks to resume today
Kaieteur News

The Coalition Government and the Opposition yesterday agreed to resume negotiations for a list of six nominees for the chair of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). This came yesterday after a late afternoon meeting...

Install education minister – PNP - Party urges Gov’t six weeks before school reopens
Jamaica Gleaner

Member of Parliament for Manchester Southern Michael Stewart has described the present state of the education system in Jamaica as a runaway ship and is calling on the Government to have a minister installed immediately,...

PM: Government facilitates inclusive education system for all children
Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government remains resolute in ­facilitating an inclusive education system that caters to the needs of all children, particularly those with special needs. “The Government is...

Sargassum — Another 'weed' problem?
Jamaica Observer

There are clear signs that I am in my dotage. Maybe this is why the statements of politicians that give others hope seem to fill me with frustration.

Crime and corruption the twin threats to a JLP second term
Jamaica Observer

The painstaking sacrifices of the Jamaican people have enabled their governors to rebuild an economy of which they can be duly proud. Once a basket case in the Caribbean and the world, Jamaica is now being touted as a...

Record low yield as new Greek gov't taps market
Jamaica Observer

ATHENS, Greece (AFP) — Greece's new conservative government placed seven-year bonds at a record-low yield yesterday in its first foray into the debt markets since its election earlier this month. “I would like...

Five per cent growth not possible in near future — Golding
Jamaica Observer

Opposition spokesman on finance Mark Golding is of the view that “we are nowhere near five per cent growth projected by the Government through the Economic Growth Council”. This five per cent growth rate, which...

Bunting promises issues-based presidential campaign
Jamaica Observer

THERE was a noticeable toning down of the bitter rhetoric which has so far marred the People's National Party's (PNP) presidential race when the 'Rise United' team launched its campaign on Sunday, and its leader, Peter...

No meetings of GECOM’s Finance Committee… PPP Commissioners unaware of contracts being awarded
Kaieteur News

Earlier this year, the National Assembly approved over $3B for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to start preparations for early general and regional elections. The funds were supposed to pay staffers, provide...

Letter to the Sports Editor Selection of West Indies A Team
Kaieteur News

Dear Sir, Kindly allow me some space in your newspaper for this letter. When Ricky Skerritt and Kishore Shallow were elected president and vice president respectively of the West Indies Cricket Board, nearly everyone in...

De airport losing money like a bucket wid no bottom
Kaieteur News

De public don’t know dat sometimes de political leaders does mek decisions dat don’t mek sense. Ever since 2006, de auditors keep reporting dat de airport losing money. By 2016, de airport lose more than $1...

PM reports 726 murders in Jamaica since January
Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reported that since the start of the year, a total of 726 persons have been murdered in Jamaica - that's a one per cent increase when compared with the corresponding period last...

Electoral reform group to focus in panel discussion on indelible as ‘practical’ electoral reform mechanism
Dominica News Online

President of the Dominica Business Forum, Severin McKenzie and member of a group of church, business and civil society leaders says the group will be focusing on indelible ink used for the upcoming general elections as it...

Church council calls for non-partisan dialogue to address crime
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) is calling on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to initiate a process to bring together the Government, Opposition, private sector, church and civil...

Antigua plays hard Ball with Barbados over LIAT
Dominica News Online

Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has broken his silence about the ongoing discussion on the sale of LIAT between his country and Barbados. Media reports from Bridgetown indicated that discussions were not going...

Transport operators extend time for PM to assess fair increase
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Public transportation group, Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services (TODSS), says they have decided to give Prime Minister Andrew Holness additional time to respond to the sector's...

'Not your grandmother's china'
Royal Gazette

Tenia Woolridge calls the plates, cups and soup bowls she sells through Miss T @ Home "special occasion dinnerware". If she calls them what they are, bone china, the younger crowd gets antsy. They want to know if they...

Health insurance Act amendment passed
Royal Gazette

Legislation to amend the Health Insurance Act 1970 was approved at the weekend. The change will allow the health minister to make any additional benefit "subject to criteria, including means test criteria, and authorise...

Obama, your country needs you
Royal Gazette

An open letter to Barack Obama: Mr President, it is time. You must speak. Your country needs you.Eleven summers ago, as you accepted the Democratic nomination for president, you announced: "Tonight, I say to the people of...

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