Tag: Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller

6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 28, 2016

Fixing The NIF – Financial Experts Say Penalties, Proper Asset Management Needed For Insurance Scheme. Making the necessary changes to ensure ongoing sustainability of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Jamaica’s version of a state pension, will require greater political will

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 26, 2016

Modest Portia – I’ve Lived Within My Means. After declaring liquid assets amounting to approximately $15 million in her latest submission to the Integrity Commission of Parliament, Portia Simpson Miller has said that her primary purpose in politics has been

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 20, 2016

Gov’t To Hold Talks On Successor IMF Agreement Today. The Andrew Holness administration will begin talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today as the Government seeks to hammer out a successor agreement to the current extended fund

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 19, 2016

UWI Blunder – University Honours Rowley, Slights Holness. The Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is facing embarrassment surrounding this week’s planned induction of Dr Keith Rowley, prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, into its honour

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 18, 2016

Portia: Dissidents Won’t Get Away With It. A fiery People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller yesterday threatened Comrades who bring the party into disrepute by taking its business in the public domain, telling the conference of the party’s

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 28, 2016

Yellow Fever Lockout – Nine Sent Home; Eight Quarantined – Visitors Can’t Prove Vaccination. Jamaica has carried out its threat to deny entry to the island persons who could not prove that they were vaccinated against the yellow fever virus

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 27, 2016

PNP NEC Reviews Election Report In Marathon Meeting – Blythe Wants To Know When Portia Will Leave. The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Opposition People’s National Party yesterday ended an eight and a half hour meeting with partial acceptance of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 6, 2016

Portia, Former Ministers For Court Today. Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller and three of her former ministers are to appear in court today in relation to the ongoing corruption case against Dutch oil firm, Trafigura Beheer…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Guns

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 20, 2016

‘Retrograde Step’ – PSOJ Decries Tax On Earnings Over $6m. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has described as a “retrograde step” the tax package imposed on approximately 12,000 compliant PAYE workers earning more than $6 million, who will

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 4, 2016

Worker Exodus – Salary Review Speeds Up As Key Staff Quit Ministry Jobs. The Andrew Holness administration has committed to continuing a review of the compensation policy in the public sector even as there are growing concerns about an increasing

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