Category: Midday News

JPSco To Repair 2000 Additional Streetlights

The Jamaica Public Service (JPSCo) says it will fix another 2,000 street lights by the end of this month. The commitment comes as part of the company’s accelerated...

Flow Takes GOJ & NWA to Court Over Roadwork Damages

Telecommunications giant, Flow, is suing the Government of Jamaica and the National Works Agency, NWA. It’s understood the telecoms company filed an injunction...

Police Federation Determined to Negotiate ‘Livable Wage’

Police Federation Chairman, Corporal Arlene McBean, says while her members are open to alternative solutions from the government, rank and file members of the police...

Housen to Walk Away from WR St Andrew?

Nationwide News understands that Attorney-at-law, Jennifer Housen has told the PNP top brass that she wishes to withdraw as the party’s Caretaker for West Rural,...

Justice Minister Wants Stiffer Penalties for Corrupt Cops

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is urging the joint select committee reviewing the anti-gang law to recommend that changes be made to the law to penalize corrupt Police...

Govt to Undertake $967m ‘Drain Cleaning & Road Maintenance’ Programme

The Government says nearly $1-billion will be allocated to the 63 members of parliament over the next several weeks as part of a flood mitigation, bushing,...

Legal Fraternity Divided Over GLC Proposals to Regulate Contingency Fees

Attorneys are expressing mixed reactions to the General Legal Council, GLC’s proposal that lawyers charge no more than one-third of the monies awarded to their...

Road Traffic Bill Amendments Passed in Lower House

The country is now one step closer to tougher penalties for those who behave poorly on the nation’s roads. This, as the House of Representatives has passed the...

Opposition Leader Chides Holness for Interim Appointment of Integrity Commission

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is accusing Prime Minister Andrew Holness of making a habit of appointing people to act or serve on an interim basis in crucial...

Quantity Surveyors Dissatisfied with Classification Under New Building Act

The Jamaican Institute of Quantity Surveyors is expressing dissatisfaction with their classification under the new Building Act. JIQS President, J’vaughn Jacobs,...