Category: Midday News

KSAMC Embarking on 2-month Drain Cleaning Programme

The Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Corporation, KSAMC will be embarking on a two-month long drain cleaning programme across the 40-divisions in the municipality....

OPM Responds to Opposition’s Wheatley Ultimatum

The government says it’s both disappointed and confused about an ultimatum given by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday. Opposition...

Opposition Knocks Gov’t’s Economic Stewardship

People’s National Party (PNP) President and Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, says recent economic data is proof the Andrew Holness administration isn’t...

Standpipe Residents Descend on Commissioner’s Office to Protest Fatal Shooting

Some twenty residents of Standpipe in Liguanea, St. Andrew, yesterday converged on the grounds of the Police Commissioner’s Office, to protest a police fatal...

Jamaica Reducing Visa Requirements for Haiti

Some Haitians will no longer need visas to travel to Jamaica. Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, made the disclosure in St James on Saturday...

Tourism Minister Urges CARICOM to Use Tourism for Integration

Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett, is urging CARICOM heads of government to use tourism as a tool for economic integration for Member States. Regional integration and the...

Reid Insists No Vote-Buying in NW St Ann

The Jamaica Labour Party’s standard-bearer for North West St. Ann, Senator Ruel Reid, is insisting that no vote-buying is taking place in the constituency. Reid is...

Uber is Coming to Jamaica, says Transport Minister

Transport Minister Robert Montague recently told the media that International Transport Network company, Uber, is coming to Jamaica. In making the announcement Minister...

Jamaica Experiencing Higher than Average Temperatures

As the summer gets into full swing, the Meteorological Service, says Jamaica is experiencing above average temperatures for this time of year. Climate Service Specialist...

Weekend Wildfires Ravage Clarendon Communities

Firefighters in Clarendon were called to almost a dozen wildfires that forced scores of residents out of their communities on Saturday. Acting District Officer at the...