Category: Midday News

Holness Signals Intent to Bring PetroJam Report Before PAC

The Central Executive of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) says the Auditor General’s report into the operations at Petrojam must be placed before the Public Accounts...

Holness Welcomes Wheatley’s Signal of Party Funds Payback

Prime Minister Holness says the former Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley has taken a step in the right direction to pay back funds that was spent to host a surprise...

Bunting Walks Out of PAC Meeting Over PetroJam Audit

At least one Opposition member walked out of a meeting of the Joint Select Committee over the weekend. The committee was examining changes to the Bank of Jamaica Act,...

JCTU Supports Changes to BOJ Act

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions is supporting the changes to the BOJ Act Rudolph Thomas, who spoke on behalf of the Union, pointed to a number of sections in...

1200 KFTL Workers Take Strike Action

Some 12,00 workers at the Kingston Freeport Terminal have taken industrial action. General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress, Barry Dawes says the workers have taken...

IMF Warns Wage Negotiations Could Derail Economic Reform

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, is again warning that protracted wage negotiations pose a risk to the country’s recent positive developments, and could put...

11yr Old Briton Sexually Assaulted while on Vacation in Jamaica

An 11-year-old girl who was visiting Jamaica with her family, was sexually assaulted in the bathroom of a resort in Ocho Rios, St. Ann. The incident happened about two...

Police Implementing Strong Support Systems for Returning Residents

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, Assistant Superintendent Dahlia Garrick is assuring returning residents that a strong...

220,000 Jamaican Households STEALING Electricity

Some 220,000 households across the island are stealing electricity from the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS. Chief Executive Officer at JPS, Emanuel DaRosa, made the...

LaTouche Outraged by Constabulary’s Response to Killing of Returning Residents

President of the Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents, Percival Latouche, is blasting Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson, for...