Category: Midday News

McKenzie Clamping Down on Local Govt Maladministration

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says he’s prepared to exercise his power in law to deal with Municipal Corporations with persistent administrative...

Still No Board Report from Clark’s Town Primary following Assault on Schoolboy

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, says he’s still awaiting a formal report from the board of the Clark’s Town Primary School in Trelawny, where a...

Corrupt Insiders Allowing Contraband on Jamaica’s Ports?

Deficiencies plaguing Jamaica’s port security were highlighted this week when it was revealed that well-placed, corrupt insiders are involved in the movement of...

Brokers & Freight Forwarders Lament Chronic ASYCUDA Problems

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica, says there’s a chronic problem with the Jamaica Customs Agency’s Automated System for...

NWU Power Struggle Deepens

The internal power struggle for the National Worker’s Union, NWU, is continuing. Former President of the National Worker’s Union, Leo Osbourne, and two other...

OCG Summons Former Police Commissioner re JUTC Arrangement

Contractor General, Dirk Harrison, has summoned retired Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington, for questioning. Ellington is to be questioned today about an arrangement...

INDECOM Investigating Shooting Death of Inmate at Hospital

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says it’s investigating the shooting death of an inmate who allegedly tried to escape custody yesterday...

Further Delays in Re-Opening Cornwall Regional

Health Minister Christopher Tufton says there may be a further delay before the Cornwall Regional Hospital is fully reopened. Several facilities at the hospital were...

Police Federation to Reject Govt’s Latest Wage Offer

Rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, says they’ll reject the government’s latest wage offer for the 2017-2019 public sector...

Police Federation Issues 14-Day Ultimatum for ZOSO Amendment

The Police Federation has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Government to amend sections of the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO) Act. In a letter dated November 9, to...