Jamaica work permit costs to increase

People applying to work in Jamaica after April 1st will face a 15 per cent increase in the cost for work permits.

The announcement was made in the Jamaica Parliament on Tuesday as the Standing Finance Committee reviewed the budgetary allocations of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins next month.

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David says he is not part of a plot to oust Prime Minister Tillman Thomas

General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress and former Tourism Minister Peter David has denied allegations that he is part of a plot to remove Prime Minister Tillman Thomas from office.

David, the General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and MP for the town of St.George, says the conspiracy claims are unfounded. Continue reading