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Insurance Fund Will Remain Viable - Phillips

The National Insurance Fund, NIF, will remain viable!

That’s according to Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips.

Dr. Phillips gave the assurance while closing the budget debate in Parliament yesterday afternoon.


Dr. Phillips says an actuarial review of...Read More »


How a Senator Can Resign

The ruling of the Court of Appeal has provided guidelines for Senators who wish to resign in the future.

The ruling also sets a clear demarcation between ‘appointing’ and ‘recommending for appointment’ of Senators.

It’s become the practice in Jamaica that when a Senator resigns, he presents his letter to the person...Read More »


PM Says Riverton Woes Will Soon Be Over

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says residents of the Corporate Area and its environs who’ve for the past 13-days been affected by the fire at the Riverton City dump can be assured that the worst is past.

Mrs. Simpson Miller gave the assurance while making her contribution to the budget debate...Read More »


US Requests David Smith’s Extradition - Report

Reports out of the Turks and Caicos Islands says US authorities have issued an extradition request for former Olint boss, David Smith.

According to the Turks and Caicos Weekly News, the request arrived on Monday.

An extradition hearing has been set for April 8.

David Smith was the mastermind of the Olint Ponzi...Read More »


Simpson-Miller's Credibility Questioned as She Prepares for Budgetary Contribution

The Opposition JLP says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller faces a credibility problem as she prepares to make her highly anticipated contribution to the 2015-2016 budget debate this afternoon

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw says the Opposition is watching closely to see whether the Prime Minister is faithful to her...Read More »


Paulwell Apologizes for Diaster Created by Riverton

A senior Cabinet Minister is apologizing to the country for the disaster created by the fire at the Riverton City Dump.

The apology is coming from Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell.

It comes in the wake of a statement from the Health Ministry that record levels of the cancer causing substance Benzene were...Read More »


Local Govt Secretary Ordered to Court over Riverton Mismanagement - Harvey

The Ministry of Health has served a summons on the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Local Government Ministry, Dione Jennings, to enforce proper management at the Riverton City dump.

The Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dr. Kevin Harvey says such an action has become necessary, due to recent events at...Read More »


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