Tag: Portia Simpson-Miller

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 14, 2016

Green Light For New Phone Firm – Holness Rejects OCG Recommendation, Grants Cellular Licence To Holding Company. The true beneficiaries of Jamaica’s third cellular licence remain under a cloud as the Government has admitted that in doing its due diligence, it

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 22, 2016

Battle Over NHT Funds Begins – Court Case Commences Over PNP’s Decision To Extract $46 Billion. Court case commences over PNP’s decision to extract $46 billion. The Supreme Court is today expected to begin hearing a legal challenge to the decision of…Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 1, 2016

Stormy Defiance – Residents In Flood-Prone Areas Vow To Wait Out Hurricane Season. If weather experts are on target in their predictions for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, communities, including those along the country’s coastline, must brace themselves for a tempestuous

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Election 2016 – Meet The MPs

The preliminary results are in, and a winner has been declared. Based on preliminary results, the JLP will form the new government as decided by the February 25, 2016 election. Below is a list of the winners in all 63

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

Ja Goes Green – JLP Prosperity Message Trumps Ruling Party. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has rebounded from a turbulent four years to defy great political odds and seize the win in the nation’s 17th general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 21, 2015

Scientist Says Germs That Killed 18 Babies Could Have Been Controlled. At least one microbiologist is saying that more could have been done to prevent the outbreak of deadly bacteria at two of the country’s major hospitals, which has claimed the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 9, 2015

Obama Arrives On The Rock.  An unannounced visit to the Bob Marley Museum by United States President Barack Obama took most persons by surprise. After landing in Jamaica last night, the president had a yearning to enjoy a bit of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 8, 2015

Obama Comes Today…Holness To Get His Moment With The President. AFTER A week of frenetic activities, Jamaica’s capital city of Kingston is well positioned to embrace the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. The Jamaican Government is proclaiming its readiness

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2015

Heroes Circle Crab Vendors’ Stalls Demolished As The City Continues Its Spruce-Up For Obama. As preparation heightens for the arrival of United States President Barack Obama tomorrow, crab vendors who had become a fixture at the southern section of National Heroes

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IMF Boss’ Visit To Jamaica – Who She Saw, Places She Visited

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, visited Jamaica  for a three day working visit, arriving June 26. Lagarde’s itinerary during her visit included meeting with Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller at the Office of the Prime Minister, the Finance

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