Category: Midday News

$1.8bn to End Poor Caribbean Housing

The Inter American Development Bank, IDB, says it will take USD$1.8-billion to end poor housing conditions in 6 Caribbean countries including Jamaica. And IDB report...

Caribbean News Now Stands by ‘Scampro’ Story

Editor of Caribbean News Now, Barry Randall, says his news agency will not retract an article on their site that appears to link the Jamaica Promotions Corporation,...

Chinese Ambassador Donates Important Surgical Equipment to UHWI

Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica, Nu Qingbao says he remains encouraged by the strong partnership between his country and Jamaica. The Chinese Ambassador was speaking...

NWC Seeking Police Help to Crack Down on Scammers

The National Water Commission, NWC, says it has sought the help of the Police to stop criminals posing as employees of the commission. In a statement, the NWC indicated...

Government Confirms Several New Board Appointments

Former Labour Minister’s Daughters were Employed to his Ministry

The Ministry of Labour has confirmed that two of former Labour Minister Derrick Kellier’s daughters were employed by the Ministry of Labour during his tenure....

Illegal Cable Channels Still Not Resolved

The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica, BCJ, says it’s still working with local and international stakeholders to ensure that cable companies are not breaching...

Three Sangster International workers Arrested on Drug Charges

Police Officers attached to the Narcotics and Port Divisions seized just over 6 kilos of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James on...

Govt to Help with Funeral Expenses After Student Punishment Goes Wrong

The Ministry of Education says its offered to provide financial assistance towards the funeral for Kemeisha Butler, a student of Port Henderson Primary School in St...

Jamaican & TT Foreign Ministers Meet over Free Movement Tensions

Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith has met with her Trinidadian counterpart, Dennis Moses, over the last two days. Senator Johnson Smith says the two are...