Category: Midday News

Sir Hilary Working Towards a One UWI

The University of the West Indies is about to undergo institutional change. Vice Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, says he wants to restructure the UWI in order to better...

Zika Not Hurting Caribbean Tourism

The Caribbean remains a favourite holiday destination, despite the decision by several countries to issue travel advisories to their nationals, in light of the growing...

Samuda Commits to Open Door Policy

The Minister of Agriculture, Industry, Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda says he’ll be running an open door Ministry, as he seeks to improve the business...

Tavares-Finson Sworn in as Senate President

Queen’s Counsel Tom Tavares Finson was officially sworn in this morning as President of the Senate in a ceremony at Gordon House. In his first address as...

‘PNP Must Return to Core Beliefs and Renew’ – Blair

The President of the PNP Youth Organization, Andrae Blair says the party must return to its fundamental beliefs in order to remain relevant. He was speaking yesterday at...

Jamaicans Take the Lead in Microcephaly Research

Jamaican scientists will be leading the way for the Caribbean in microcephaly research. The mosquito-borne Zika virus is believed to be responsible for an increase in...

Drug Busts at Both Airports

Police personnel at the Norman Manley International Airport, NMIA and the Narcotics Police in Area One seized several pounds of illegal drugs and arrested two persons,...

NWC Installing New ‘Solid State’ Meters

The National Water Commission, NWC says it will this week be installing 50,000 solid state water meters. The meters were procured as part of its Non Revenue Water or NRW...

Rowe Prepared to Stay

Financial Secretary, Devon Rowe, says he’d consider delaying his scheduled retirement at the end of the month. The CEO of the Private Sector Organization of...

Teacher Murdered in ‘Crime of Passion’

The Trelawny Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Dexter Dacres, a teacher at the St. James High School. Mr. Dexter’s decomposing...