Category: Midday News

Hurricane Maria Bearing Down on Puerto Rico after Hitting St. Croix

Hurricane Maria is edging towards Puerto Rico as the devastating storm continues its north-westerly path across the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center says the...

Justice Ministry to Double Courtroom Numbers & Increase Staff

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the Ministry will be doubling the number of courtrooms and increase staff to try criminal cases this term. The Director of Public...

SE St Mary By-Election Announcement Coming Soon

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says he’ll announce the date for the by-elections in South East St. Mary, shortly. In an interview on Cliff Hughes Online...

Jamaica Providing Support to Dominica following Passage of Hurricane Maria

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica will provide assistance to Dominica which was devastated with the passage of Hurricane Maria. Dominica’s Prime Minister,...

Munroe Calls for Opposition Participation on Security Council

Executive Director of the National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe is again calling for representatives from the parliamentary Opposition to sit on the...

Three Former Parish Judges Promoted to Supreme Court

Three former parish judges have been promoted to serve in the Supreme Court. They are Ceciel Pettigrew Collins and Calys Ruth Patricia Wiltshire, who will act as Puisne...

Vaz Dismisses Phillips’ By-Election Reform as ‘Hypocritical’

Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz is criticizing PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips, saying he’s hypocritical for suggesting that there be fixed...

Dominica Devastated by Hurricane Maria

Reports out of Dominica this morning are that the island suffered widespread devastation from Hurricane Maria last night. The eye of the powerful category 5 hurricane...

Govt Evacuates 50 Jamaicans from BVI

The Jamaican government is evacuating about 50 people from the British Virgin Islands ahead of the impending Hurricane Maria. The category five storm is expected to...

OCG to Monitor St Mary Infrastructure Programme

The Office of the Contractor General, OCG, is to monitor the multi-million dollar road and infrastructure project in St. Mary which the government launched last Friday....