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

Disabled community on board with NIDS

Members of the disabled community are looking forward to the benefits they will enjoy with their inclusion in the proposed National Identification System (NIDS). This is according to Chief Technica...

November 10, 2018
Jamaica News

NIDS court battle begins

The Supreme Court will on Monday begin hearing the application brought by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) challenging the constitutionality of some sections of the National Identification...

October 22, 2018
Jamaica News