More than six-and-a-half years after then Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, announced a “new” disconnection policy for the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) that would see customers’ service being disconnected only if they were one month in arrears, the light and power company is insisting that no such policy exists. And utilities watchdog, […]
After Six terms of MP Horace Dalley, with no progress or improvements in the lives of the residents of Northern Clarendon, President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips said a government under his leadership would reward the Clarendon Northern constituency for its loyalty, adding that the rewards […]
Grace Kennedy Group Chief Executive Officer, Don Wehby, says he and the GK Group have turned over to their lawyers electronic communication which contains false allegations against him and First Global Bank. First Global is the commercial bank associated with the Grace Kennedy Group. Mr. Wehby says the allegations contained in […]
BREAKING NEWS Former Cabinet Minister Douglas Vaz has died. He was 83. Mr. Vaz died during his sleep today. He was the Industry and Commerce Minister in a former JLP-administration. He also served as JMA President & N.E. St. Andrew MP. He’s the father of Government MP, Daryl Vaz.
PNP Communication Director, Colin Campbell, is facing the threat of a multi-million dollar defamation suit from Cabinet Minister and West Portland Member of Parliament, the Jamaica Labour Party’s, Daryl Vaz. The threat of litigation facing Campbell has arisen from a piece of written communication that was recently distributed via PNP […]
Over 250 residents of St. James benefited from the Kiwanis Club of Montego Bay’s fifth annual Diabetes Awareness Health Fair on November 2. The event, which was held in Sam Sharpe Square, was jointly hosted with the National Health Fund (NHF). President of the Club, Teisha-Ann Pinnock, told JIS News […]
Parish judge Ann Marie Grainger, who is presiding over the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial, says there is a likelihood that the matter will extend into 2020. The judge made the observation yesterday in Porus, where the case is being heard, following Thursday’s early-morning fire which destroyed a section […]
The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has lost two generators totalling 41 Megawatts of power. At the same time Private Power Providers also has run into problems that has resulted in a combine lost of about 120 Megawatts of power to JPS. The lost has caused JPS to engaged in load […]