Category: Midday News

More Damning Findings in AG Report on Scandal Hit Caribbean Maritime University, CMU

A special report prepared by the Auditor General’s Department, AGD, says the necessary supporting documents were not presented to the AGD by the Caribbean Maritime...

JMEA Raises Concerns of US-Dollar Shortage

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, JMEA, Richard Pandohie, says members have not been able to access US dollars for the past two weeks. He...

Garbage Truck Driver Accused of the Manslaughter of 7-Y-0 Benjamin Bair Remanded Following Court Appearance

The garbage truck driver charged with manslaughter in relation to the freak accident that resulted in the death of 7-year-old Clan Carthy Primary School student,...

Are Some Churches Sustaining Gender-based Violence? These Civil Society Stakeholders Say Yes.

Some stakeholders are calling out some churches for what they say is the role they play in sustaining gender-based violence. Their call comes as the nation is again...

Over 60 Of All 81 Dengue Virus Victims Died In 2019 – Health Minister

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says of the 81 people who’ve died of dengue between 2018 and 2019, just over 60 of them lost their lives last...

PNP Eyes Renewal, 20-First Time Candidates Set to Contest in Next General Elections

PNP General Secretary, Julian Robinson, says the party has 20- candidates who’ll be facing the electorate for the first time when the next general election is...

INDECOM Rules Out Police’s Involvement in Chisholm Ave Killing

Following recent demonstrations on Chisholm Avenue over the alleged police killing of Nicholas Hamilton, the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says its...

Police Investigate Murder-Accused’s Alleged Social Media Use Behind Bars

A man who’s been charged with murder, appears to be taking responsibility for the deed through social media, while in police lock- up. This has raised concerns about...

6 Died From Flu Virus In 2019

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, says 6 people died from the flu virus last year. He was providing an update in Parliament yesterday on the impact of...

DPP Moves To Implement Social Media Policy After Her Deputy Stirs Controversy On Twitter With Bizzare Story

Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP Paula Llewelyn, has moved to implement a social media policy at her office. And, as part of her move, she’s reminding...