Category: Midday News

IMF Disappointed with Jamaica’s Economic Performance

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says it’s disappointed with Jamaica’s recent economic performance. IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan,...

PNP Patriots Questions Dunn’s Military Record

The young professional caucus of the People’s National Party, the Patriots, is calling on the JLP’s candidate for South East St. Mary, Dr. Norman Dunn to release...

Warmington Draws Political Ire following “Tribal” Comments

Southwest St. Catherine Member of Parliament, the JLP’s Everald Warmington, is again the centre of controversy, with comments reportedly made at a JLP meeting in...

JAS Investigating Reports of Re-Emergence of Beet Armyworm in Manchester

President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, Norman Grant, says a team will visit New Forrest in Manchester to assess reports of a re-emergence of the beet...

Shaw Calls on Multilaterals to Provide Grant Support to Hurricane-Battered Nations

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, is calling on multilateral agencies to provide a combination of grant funding and concessional loans to help Caribbean islands severely...

Integrated Resource Plan Promises Cheaper Energy

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says the government’s soon to be launched Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will help develop the country’s energy industry...

PNP Mourns Passing of Stalwart; Marjorie Taylor

President of the People’s National Party, PNP, Dr. Peter Phillips is describing, Marjorie Taylor who has passed as a party stalwart. The former PNP MP died over...

JUTC Overstaffing Proves Public Sector Cuts Possible – IMF

The IMF’s Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr Uma Ramakrishnan, says the overstaffing at the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company is proof that the government can make...

Former JUTC Boss Questions Overstaffing Claims

A former Managing Director of the JUTC, Colin Campbell, is questioning how the bus company can be overstaffed when, according to him, it’s revenue is declining....

Samuda Calls on Phillips to Account for Rise in Poverty

Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, says Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, should account to the country for the rise in poverty. The 2015 Survey of Living...