Category: Midday News

JLP Settles New Standard-bearers For 8 More Constituencies – Montague

Chairman of the governing Jamaica Labour Party, Robert Montague, says as the party moves to fine tune its machinery it has settled on new standard-bearers for an...

Minister Johnson-Smith Says Get Enumerated, In Case of General Elections

Cabinet Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, is urging JLP workers and supporters to ensure that as many of the party’s well wishers are enumerated before...

More People Opting for Private Health Care, Proof Public Health Care is in Poor Condition – Bunting

PNP Presidential Aspirant, Peter Bunting, is rejecting what he says is an argument from Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, that more people are using the private...

PNP To Release Proposals from National Crime Stakeholders’ Summit, This Week

Opposition Leader and PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips has disclosed the party will be revealing this week, the proposals coming out of its national crime...

JFJ Troubled By Frequency, Severity Of Fires In Childcare Facilities

Civil Rights group Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ, is expressing concern about the frequency of fires that have occurred in childcare facilities. In a statement over the...

Noel Dexter, Renowned Composer, Is Dead At 80

Renowned Jamaican Musicologist, Composer and Choir Director; Noel Dexter has died. He was 80 years old. Mr. Dexter died at his home on Sunday morning after a brief...

Justice Panton Rejects Proposal To Reconsider Auditor General As Member of Integrity Commission

A Commissioner of the Integrity Commission, Retired Justice Seymour Panton, is rejecting a call by PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips, and the Gleaner newspaper, for...

PSOJ Members Watchful as World Braces For Possible Recession

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, says his members have adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach as the world braces for the...

PAHO Issues Dengue Warning For Latin America and Caribbean

The Caribbean Media Corporation, CMC, is reporting that the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO, is warning of what it describes as “the complex situation” of...

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Holness Administration Moves to Diversify Jamaica’s Tourism Product

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the government is working on the diversification of Jamaica’s tourism product in Jamaica. He says the effort is aimed at...