Category: Midday News

NWC Brands PNP Caretaker’s Water Sub-Letting Scheme ILLEGAL

The President of the National Water Commission (NWC) Mark Barnett, says it’s illegal for someone to resell water they receive from the NWC. This, after the...

Recovery in Agriculture Leading Improving Inflation

Bank of Jamaica Governor, Brian Wynter, says a recovery in agriculture in the first half of this year, is behind the low inflation numbers being reported by STATIN....

Holness to Review Permit Approval System

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’ll be moving to order a review of the business process involved in the approval of permits at the local government level. The...

Energy Ministry Providing Tablets for STEM Teachers Islandwide

Science and Technology Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says his Ministry will be purchasing more than $5-million worth of tablets for Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Opposition MP Wants Clearer State of Emergency Target

Opposition Member of Parliament, Fitz Jackson, is calling on the government to set targets to be achieved by the States of Public Emergency currently in force. Mr....

Cabinet to Undergo Good Governance Training

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his Cabinet is to undergo training in good governance. His comments come as his administration is facing strong criticism over the...

G2K Presidents Defends Appointment at TPDCo

President of Generation 2000 (G2K) Stephen Edwards, says the Tourism Product Development Company, TPDCo, hired him after due process. G2K is the youth arm of the...

Relief Coming for Drought-Stricken Parishes

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says relief is coming for people in parishes affected by drought conditions. Minister McKenzie says the three month period...

PetroJam General Manager Walks

Petrojam’s embattled General Manager Floyd Grindley, has resigned. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement last evening in Parliament. Mr. Grindley...

Political Commentator Warns PNP Ultimatum Could Backfire

Political Commentator, Dr Paul Ashley, is warning the Opposition Peoples’ National Party, PNP, that it will commit political suicide if it follows through on a...