Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Govt pushing for pension reform
The government is pushing to have a new pension plan for the public sector in place by April 1. Minister with responsibility for the
Arrangements put in place to receive UK deportees
Standard arrangements have been put in place by the Ministry of National Security, to receive Jamaican nationals to be returned to the
15 week old foetus found, taken to VJH
The Denham Town police say they are yet to locate the mother of a foetus found on Nelson Street this morning (Mar 6), as residents are
Health Minister to meet Opposition counterpart regarding Cornwall Hospital
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton is to meet with Opposition Spokesman on Health Horace Dalley tomorrow (Mar 7) to brief him on
Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for eastern parishes
The Met Service says the watch is in effect for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Mary, Portland and St. Thomas, until 7 o’clock
Millions in cash seized
Over JA $4.5 m and over US $9,000 were seized during an operation in Mandeville, Manchester yesterday (Mar 2). Narcotics operatives say
Drought affecting several NWC systems
The National Water Commission says, several of its water supply systems continue to be affected by limited rainfall, and increased
IMF to give JA more funds following next review
Jamaica should receive approximately US $170 m from the International Monetary Fund IMF), following a review of the country’s