Category: Midday News

PM Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Plan To Improve Water Supply

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government will spend close to $6-billion over the next five years to improve the nation’s water supply. He made the...

CHEC Ignores NWC’s Concerns Around Impact of Construction Activities on Water Supplies

The NWC has now filed a multi-million dollar claim against the Chinese firm to recoup losses suffered due to the road works being undertaken by the company

Teenager Killed in Portland Crash Was Set to Join Titchfield’s Quiz Team

Pramul Jasti Kumar, died when a bus in which he was travelling, drove over a precipice, and injured several other students.

Transport Minister Offers Condolences After Portland Deadly Bus Crash

Minister Montague also announced interim measures to ease the transport problems facing school children in rural Jamaica.

Driver in Deadly Portland Crash Was Repeatedly Sanctioned for Overcrowding

Head of the Portland Police, Superintendent Dwayne Wellington, says the bus driver involved in a crash which killed a student and injured 15 others had been a problem...

T&T Teacher’s Association Dismisses Petition for Students to Re-sit CSEC Math Exam

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association, Lindsay Doodhai, says a petition is not necessary because the incident was isolated.

PSOJ Pleased with Integrity Commission’s Conclusion Into Rooms on the Beach Deal

Mr. Mitchell is calling on the government to take further steps towards the improvement of transparency and good governance.

Bernard Lodge Farmers Left In The Dark on Future of Estate

Public Relations Officer of the Bernard Lodge Farmers’ Group, Hugh Johnson says talks about the true plan for the Bernard Lodge lands in St Catherine have been...

JET Disappointed Shaw Has Refused To Ban Parrot Fishing

Several Stakeholders have called for a ban on the specie, claiming the practice of parrot fishing is destroying the coral reefs.

‘EOJ Should Play A Geater Role In A National Identification’ System – Fisher

He says the skill set is available locally to do so for NIDS, and properly manage the database in a confidential way.