Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Henry meets with taxi groups about fare increase request
The National Council of Taxi Associations (NCOTA) says it is awaiting a response from the government, regarding the request for a fare
Six dollar hike in gas price due to fuel tax increase
Motorists will be seeing a $6.00 hike in gas prices, effective tomorrow (Mar 16). The hike follows the increase in the fuel tax by the
NCL says new tax measures are unnecessary burden
The National Consumers’ League believes the latest round of taxation is an unnecessary burden on consumers. Vice President,
6 firms shortlisted to design new ventilation system at Cornwall Hospital
Six local and international engineering firms have been short-listed and given tender documents, requesting the cost to design a new
Pentecostal Pastor gets 20 yrs. in prison for sexual assault of girl
The Kingston based Pentecostal pastor convicted of having sex with a minor was today (Mar 10) sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.
Shortwood College principal sentenced
Principal of Shortwood Teachers College Dr. Christopher Clarke, was today fined $2m when he appeared before the St. Catherine Circuit
Just under 40,000 to sit GSAT next week
More than 39, 000 students will be taking the two-day Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) come next week. This pen-ultimate sitting of
Buff Bay main road reopens
The National Works Agency (NWA) says it will reopen a section of the Buff Bay main road this evening (Mar 7), after it was closed to