Category: Midday_2015

Govt to Strengthen Laws to Enforce Plastic Ban

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says the Government is to strengthen aspects of the law applicable where...

Phillips says Stakeholders Questioning Integrity of Electoral System

Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party, Dr. Peter Phillips says the ‘integrity’ of the electoral system is being...

Corruption & Poor Investigations Behind Failure to Make Big Busts, says Levy

Executive Director for Jamaicans for Justice, Horace Levy, says corruption and poor investigative capacity are contributing to the failure of the police force to make...

JUTC Complying with Tint Removal Order

Buses operated by the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, will soon have to comply with the government’s directive that there should be no tints on...

Security Ministry to Sign MOU with Church

The Ministry of National Security is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches and private security firms. The MOU will...

Chances for Appeal for Recent UK ‘Deportees’

UK lawyer and Director of Immigration UK Limited, Jennifer Housen says ten percent of the Jamaicans who were sent to the island last week from the United Kingdom are...

$2.1-bn for Next Phase of Tablets in Schools

The Government is to spend $2.1-billion over the next three years to facilitate the second phase of the Tablets in Schools programme. Education Minister Ruel Reid says...

No Prosecution for Failure to Submit Spending Reports

The Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP Paula Llewellyn says her office will not prosecute candidates who failed to submit their election spending reports for the...

Amb Clarke Upbeat About New Role

Newly appointed Ambassador for Economic Affairs, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says he will be working closely with Jamaica’s international partners as part of his new duties....

Cop Shot Dead in Altercation with Licensed Firearm Holder

The Police say one of their own was shot and killed last night by a licensed firearm holder in St. Ann. He’s been identified as 30-year-old Constable Shane Francis...