Category: Midday News

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Logistics Hub Project Not Just An Announcement – Hylton

It will happen! — It’s not just another announcement. That’s the central message of the Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Anthony Hylton, as...

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Caribbean Broilers Reduce Prices for Pork, Chicken, Eggs

Caribbean Broilers is reducing prices of all its locally produced food products effective Monday. The lower prices will apply to CB Chicken, Copperwood Pork, the...

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New Ganja Law Effective Today But Do Jamaicans Understand The Policy Changes?

The Amendments to the Dangerous Drugs Act which were gazetted on Monday, come into effect today. Under the amendments, persons found with more than 2-ounces of Ganja...

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A Cry for Help: Family Say Teen Not Linked to ISIS – AUDIO

The family of the teenage boy who’s now in custody after being linked to the terrorist group, ISIS, is appealing for the intervention of the National Security...

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Who’s Managing The NSWMA?

There’s uncertainty this afternoon over who’s managing the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA. This after the former Board of the authority...

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Joint Investigation Launched: 3-year Allegedly Killed Mom with Father’s Gun

A joint investigation has been launched into the death of a Clarendon woman who was allegedly shot and killed by her 3-year-old son, under circumstances that the police...

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Bunting Silent on Reports That J’can Teen Attempted to Join ISIS

National Security Minister Peter Bunting is yet to respond to reports out of Suriname yesterday, that a Jamaican teenager was intercepted by officials in that country,...

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PM Anticipating Full Lifting of US Embargo Againt Cuba

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says she’s looking forward to the lifting of the US embargo against Cuba. She made the remarks on Saturday at the 7th Summit...

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Gov’t Moves to Protect Vulnerable Watersheds

The government is to spend approximately 4-million US dollars or just under 4-hundred-and-60-million Jamaican dollars to protect two of the country’s most...

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J’can Extradited to the US on Lottery Scam Charges Pleads Guilty

A 28 year old Jamaican man, Damion Barrett, has pleaded guilty to committing fraud as part of an international lottery scheme. Barrett became the first Jamaican to be...