Category: Midday News

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Fisheries Bill Coming to Parliament within Weeks, says Samuda

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda, says the long-awaited Fisheries Bill will be tabled in parliament in the coming weeks. He was speaking at the Annual...

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JCF Boosting Recruitment Drive to fill 3,000 Spaces

Security Minister, Robert Montague, says the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, will intensify its recruitment process to fill 3,000 available spaces within the force. He...

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GOJ Begins Brexit Discussions with UK

Foreign Affairs Minister, Kamina Johnson-Smith says the government has begun discussions with the British Government regarding its impending departure from the European...

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EGC to Present Second Report this Thursday

The Economic Growth Council (EGC) is to present its second report to the nation on Thursday. The event is scheduled to take place at the University of the West...

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Chief Justica Calls for Greater Independence of Judiciary

Chief Justice Zaila McCalla is calling for greater independence of the judiciary beyond the notion of separation of powers. Justice McCalla says the judiciary needs to...

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No Tolerance for Police Indiscipline & Corruption, says Montague

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says there’ll be no tolerance for indiscipline and corruption in the 150-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force. He made...

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Dub Club Promoter Insists he had Permits

Forty-seven year old, Karlyle Lee — the operator of the Dub Club in Kingston — and twenty-five year old, disk jockey, Rahay Mooyan, were arrested and charged...

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‘Flooding NOT the Fault of Blocked Drains’ – NWA

Communications and Customer Service Manager at the NWA, Stephen Shaw, says the extensive flooding across sections of Clarendon on the weekend was not a result of blocked...

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New Technology to Make Customs More Effective at Scanning Containers

Finance Minister Audley Shaw says the government is looking to technology that can provide a 100-percent scanning of containers coming into the island. Mr. Shaw says the...

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Clarendon Assessing Damage Following Heavy Weekend Rains

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation is to submit a preliminary estimate of the damage to the parish as a result of continuous rain on the weekend to the Ministry of...