Tag: Protests

Residents up protests against Cockpit Country mining

Residents in and around the parish of Trelawny came together on Monday to increase their lobby against the proposed mining of sections of the Cockpit Country.The participants in the action are adamant that they are totally against the operations set for September and are calling on the government to rescind the go-ahead given to Noranda to mine the area deemed as Special Mining Lease173. They gathered in the southern Trelawny town of Albert Town, where persons sought to bring awareness to the challenges that they foresee will become associated with the planned mining exercise.

St. James on fire

The St. James Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade has seen an increase in emergency calls for the year 2018, compared with the previous...

Students protest price hike

“We want justice - price too high! We want justice - price too high!” - The words which rang out loudly and clearly across...

Firefighters stage protest

Firefighters in St James, along with their colleagues across the island, carried out industrial action on Thursday to press home demands of the Jamaica...

St. James hit by the ‘mother of all roadblocks’

Michael Nattoo Staff Reporter   An ongoing massive roadblock, which up to press time made several thoroughfares across St. James inaccessible to both pedestrians and motorists, brought...