No NIDS appeal on the cards, says Chuck

The government has indicated that there are no immediate plans to appeal the recent ruling by the Constitutional Court on the unconstitutionality of the National Identification and Registration Act (N...

May 22, 2019
Jamaica News

Gov't respectful of NIDS ruling - OPM

The Government has said it is respectful of the decision of the Constitutional Court which on Friday morning struck down the controversial National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS). By so...

April 12, 2019
Jamaica News

NIDS struck down in landmark ruling

The Constitutional Court has struck down the National Identification and Registration (NIDS) Act after agreeing with the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) that certain aspects of the ...

April 12, 2019
Jamaica News

$300 million PR budget for NIDS

Some J$300 million (US$2.4 million) has been budgeted to undertake the public relations, communications and behaviour-change programme of the Government’s National Identification System (NIDS). Thi...

January 10, 2019
Jamaica News

Year in Review: Biggest stories of 2018

The year 2018 will long be remembered for the three separate states of emergency (SOEs) that were imposed across several parishes to rein in rampant crime, particularly murders. It will also be rem...

December 30, 2018
Jamaica News