Category: Midday News

Guns & Ammo

Cops Pursuing Strong Leads following Major Gun & Ammo Seizure

Police Commissioner George Quallo says the police are investigating strong leads about the origin of the guns and ammunition found at Kingston Wharves yesterday. The...

Carib Cement

Concerns Over Potential Cement Shortage

There are growing concerns this afternoon that there could be a cement shortage on the island. Last month, Carib Cement company, told our news centre that an expected...

Delroy Williams

Kingston Mayor Warns Businesses to Stop Piling Up Garbage

Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams is advising business operators in downtown Kingston to stop piling garbage in front of their stores. In a statement yesterday,...

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SW St Andrew Set for July 30 Run-Off

The delegates of the People’s National Party in South West St. Andrew are to select who’ll be their constituency representative through a vote. A selection...

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Betrayed with a Kiss? Smith-Facey Hurting after Portia’s Brown-Burke Endorsement

Councilor for the Payne Land division in South West St. Andrew, Audrey Smith Facey, says she’s hurt by the endorsement Portia Simpson Miller has given Angela Brown...

Airport Security Check

Brace for Travel Delays as Authorities Step Up Screening at Airports

Travelers to the United States are being advised to brace for possible changes to the time taken for processing through screening checkpoints at the island’s...

Legislation Generic

Senate Approves Draft Legislation to Move TEF Through Consolidated Funds

The Senate yesterday approved draft legislation which seeks to ensure that Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) funds are placed in the Consolidated Fund. The consolidated...

Ashley Ann Foster

Smith-Facey Team Fuming Over Secretariat’s Nomination ‘Samfie Move’

There are more signs this afternoon that the rift in the People’s National Party over the selection of a standard bearer in South West St. Andrew is about to...

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DPP Urges Criminalizing Persons who Knowingly Transmit HIV

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recommending that there be an express provision in law where persons who knowingly transmit a sexual infection to...

PM Security Team

National Security Council Holds First Meeting Since Passage of Special Zones Bill

The National Security Council, which is chaired by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is to meet today. It’ll be the first meeting of the Council that includes the...