Category: Midday News

‘Bad Gas’ Emergency Meeting set for Today

The Portia Simpson Miller administration is to convene an emergency meeting with stakeholders today, after receiving a report from the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, BSJ,...

‘Combined Effort Needed to tackle Undernourishment’ – Malahoo-Forte

Opposition Spokesperson on Health, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte says a combined government effort is needed to tackle the chronic undernourishment plaguing the country....

JPS Inks Deal with Abengoa Replacement

Nationwide Understands that the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, with a Chinese based company to build the 90 Megawatt...

CCJ Consensus Possible in 2016 – Golding

Justice Minister, Mark Golding, says consensus between the Government and the Opposition on the acceptance of the Caribbean Court of Justice as Jamaica’s final...

Govt to Issue Medical Marijuana Licenses Early 2016

Justice Minister, Mark Golding, says the issuance of Licenses for medical ganja is expected early next year under the recently established Cannabis Licensing Authority,...

MoH Sanctions Reuse of Disposables

The Health Ministry says it’s developing a policy that will outline which disposable items can be reused in the island’s public facilities. The disclosure...

Govt Leases Puerto Seco to Guardsman

The Guardsman Group of companies has assumed control of the Puerto Seco beach in Discovery Bay, St. Ann under a 20-year lease agreement with the Jamaican Government....

Police Searching for Escapee’s Headless Body

The Police are this afternoon still searching for the body of 26 year old escapee Duran Colman, of Cockpit district in Clarendon. Colman’s head was found in the...

Commish Confident of St Thomas Support

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams says he’s confident law enforcement officials have the support of residents of St. Thomas as they move to rid the parish of...

Official Funeral for Rev deSouza

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the right Reverend, Dr. Neville Wordsworth deSouza OJ, will be accorded an official funeral. The former Bishop of the Diocese...