Category: Midday News

Witter Rejects ‘Tardy’ Label

Former Public Defender, Earl Witter, has rejected suggestions that he was tardy in the discharge of his duties, in probing matters concerning the May 2010 operation by...

PSOJ Wants Economic Continuity

The President of the PSOJ, William Mahfood says private sector and civil society groups have written to the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader seeking assurances that...

Civil Servants Reject Phillips’ Travelling Allowance Offer

Civil servants have rejected an offer from Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips, to pay a portion of their traveling allowances in December and the rest by April next...

Chamber of Commerce calls for Fixed Election Dates

The President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Warren McDonald, has issued a rallying cry to members of civil society to intensify their lobbying efforts to have the...

Address Youth Unemployment Now!

Three Jamaican youth activists say youth unemployment is the number-one issue they want addressed by the country’s leaders during the general election campaign....

Jamaican Scammer Gets 20yrs

A federal judge in the US state of North Dakota yesterday sentenced a Jamaican man to 20 years in prison for a lottery scam that authorities say bilked victims of...

Election Stutter May Backfire

Political commentator Martin Henry says the longer the Prime Minister waits to call the election, the worse the PNP’s chances are of winning. Mr. Henry says the...

Gun and Ammo Seized

Detectives attached to the Montego Bay Police yesterday seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition while on patrol in Paradise, Norwood in St. James. Reports are...

February Elections?

Political Analyst Dr. Paul Ashley is predicting that Jamaicans will head to the polls in February. This after PNP President and Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller...

‘Bring Back User Fees’ – Former JMDA President

Former President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association, JMDA, Dr. Alfred Dawes says it’s time for the Government to consider the introduction of a special...