Category: Midday News

Key Witness Against ‘Dexter Street’ Gang Refused Witness Protection – Police

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, says it’s this afternoon making it abundantly clear that solid police work was done in the preparation of the case against the...

Authorities Report Several of the Island’s Lock-Ups Now Double in Capacity

Director of Corporate Communication and Public Relations at the Department of Correctional Services, Dexter Thompson says a number of their facilities are now double the...

Eco-Friendly Vehicles to be Added to Gov’t Fleets by 2020

The Ministry of Energy is pushing ahead to transition government vehicles from petroleum based fuels to cheaper and renewable sources. Principal Director of Energy,...

GeoTechVision Questions e-Learning’s Handling of Tablets in Schools Project

Managing Director of GeoTechVision, Valrie Grant is defending their performance and extended government contract to supply tablets to several local schools.  This...

NWA Cautions Road-Users Travelling Between Port Antonio & Orange Bay

The National Works Agency, NWA is advising motorists to exercise extreme caution on the roadway between Port Antonio and Orange Bay in Portland. This as it says...

Dr. Archer Suggests Community Based Scheme to Make Land Ownership Easier for Vulnerable Groups

Associate Professor at the University of Technology, UTech, Dr Carol Archer, is proposing a community-based social enterprise scheme to empower vulnerable citizens to...

Toddler Among Five Shot, One Dead, in Vineyard Town

One man’s dead and four others including a toddler wounded following a shooting incident in Vineyard Town St. Andrew this morning. The Police are currently on the...

Clarke Welcomes IMF Embrace Of Jamaica As Poster Child For Economic Reform

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke is welcoming the decision of the new IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, to argue that Jamaica is a poster child for...

Redundancies Spark Protest Among JISCO/Alpart Workers

Workers at the Alpart bauxite plant in St. Elizabeth are at this hour protesting the move by JISCO to issue redundancy letters to several of them. The plant has been...

St. Elizabeth Residents Frustrated with Water Supply Project

Residents in a number of communities in South St. Elizabeth are expressing their frustration over a water supply project that has bypassed their neighbourhoods. The...