Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Minimum Business Tax still in effect
Tax Administration Jamaica says the minimum business tax provisional order is still in effect.This means, that companies and
Doctors continue protest
Industrial action by doctors at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James could continue today.About 40 doctors went on go-slow
Action to be taken against children’s homes administrators
The Youth Ministry says appropriate action will be taken against administrators of the 6 children's homes that participated in a
$50,000 reward offered for safe return of missing 3 yr. old girl
A reward of $50,000 is being offered for information leading to the safe return of 3 year old Samunya Bloomfield.Crime Stop, which is
Government says it is addressing challenges at Fire Brigade
State Minister in the Ministry of Local Government, Colin Fagan says the government is addressing the challenges which affect the
Fire Brigade cites lack of adequate resources in response to AG report
The Jamaica Fire Brigade is pointing to the lack of adequate resources and man power as contributory factors, in its inability to
St. Ann mother appeals for help for daughter diagnosed with cerebral palsy
A St. Ann woman is appealing for help in getting overseas therapy for her 5-year-old daughter, Leilani Ferron, who has been diagnosed
JPS promises reduced energy rates come next summer
The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says it will be providing cheaper energy rates, come next year summer.The power company signed a Power