Category Archives: Local News

More Tax break coming says Finance Minister Shaw

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, has indicated plans to lower custom duties, following improved compliance in revenue collections at the nation’s ports. Shaw said a priority of the Government, following a decision not to impose new taxes for the fiscal year, is to

Nobody likes Peter! Poll finds Peter deeply unpopular among the Electorate

The People’s National Party (PNP) and it’s Leader Peter Phillips is deeply unpopular among the Electorate, a major poll has found. The RJR Gleaner Don Anderson polls found that 56% of the persons polled viewed the PNP in a negative

Nigel Clarke wins

Breaking news from the LBC News Center. Nigel Clarke of the Jamaica Labour Party(JLP) is now the member of Parliament for Northwest St. Andrew. With 112 boxes out of 112 counted, Clarke has won with 4448 to keisha Hayle of

JLP slams elitist and badmind Bunting

General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang has condemned the statement of People’s National Party’s Member of Parliament for Central Manchester Peter Bunting likening the JLP’s candidate for St Andrew North Western Dr Nigel Clarke to

General Anthony Anderson to be appointed Commissioner of Police?

With the search coming to a close for the new Commissioner of Police, and the rumour mill flying as who will get the nod, LBC NEWS understands that Major General Anderson is set to be appointed the next Commissioner of

Police seize more guns in Westmoreland

A team of officers assigned to the Westmoreland Police Division seized two firearms and an assorted rounds of ammunition on Dalling Street in the parish on Saturday, February 10. Three males and a female are in custody in connection with

By-Election for Derrick Smith seat set for March 5

Breaking News: The By-Election for the North West St. Andrew will be held on Monday March 5, 2018, nomination day will be on Monday February 12, 2018. The JLP’s Dr. Nigel Clarke will face off with the PNP’s Keisha Hayle

Keisha Hayle says Peter Phillips not fit to lead the PNP

People’s National Party (PNP) Candidate for the seat vacated by the JLP’s Derrick Smith, Keisha Hayle, is a supporter of Peter Bunting. Post screenshot from her Facebook page making the rounds on Social media, is turning up some of her