Category: Midday News

Spanish Hoteliers Caution Against Mismanagement of Tourism Pension Scheme

The Tourism Ministry says Spanish hotel interests have given their support for the government’s ground-breaking Tourism Workers Pension Scheme. According to the...

‘Allow Your Children to Follow Their Own Positive Path’ – Koffee’s Mom, Jo-Anne Williams

Mother of Grammy winning artiste, Koffee, is challenging parents to encourage their children to follow their own path, as long as it’s positive. Jo-Anne Williams...

PM Holness Calls for More Regulation to Address Nation’s ‘Governance Problem’

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is making a plea for more regulation and definition of what he calls the ‘political space’ to address the nation’s...

PM Holness Urges Supporters to Temper Financial Expectations of Political Representatives

Mr Holness is pleading with party supporters to temper their financial expectations of their political representatives.  He says with regulations about political and...

Jamaican Student in Wuhan, China Fears Food Shortage in City Lockdown Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

A Jamaican studying in Wuhan, China, the center of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, says he’s been running low on food, as the city has been locked down. Norville...

Two Dead in Motor Vehicle Collision in St. Catherine

Two persons are dead as a result of injuries sustained during a motor vehicle collision along George Lee Boulevard in Portsmouth, St. Catherine on Sunday. Dead are Kevon...

Amendments to Patent Act to Better Protect Intellectual Property

The Senate has approved an amendment to the Patent Act to enable innovators to protect their products better. The new legislation will replace the Act of 1857, which is...

Some J’Cans in China to Return Home Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak – Foreign Affairs Minister

Jamaica’s Foreign Minister, Kamina Johnson Smith, says some Jamaican students in parts of China have taken precautionary measures and are returning home. The...

Coronavirus: Jamaica On High Alert As Death Toll Rises To 81, Disease Spreads

The Ministry of Health says it’s on high alert for the Chinese based Wuhan coronavirus.  Portfolio Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says that measures are being...

Foreign Ministry Monitoring 18 J’cans Living In Wuhan, China Amid Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade says they’re aware of 18 Jamaicans, including students and teachers, in the Wuhan area of China, the center of...