Category: Midday News

Sav-La-Mar Hospital Closes Operating Theatres

The operating theatres at the Savanna-la-Mar General Hospital in Westmoreland have been closed with immediate effect. This to facilitate urgent repairs to the air...

Jamaican Ecstasy Smuggler Nabbed

A 37 year old Jamaican man, Carlos McKenzie has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for smuggling ecstasy from Canada to sell in Rochester, New York. McKenzie, also...

Education Ministry Investigates Fondling Controversy

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says his Ministry will be investigating a report published in today’s Jamaica Observer newspaper, in which the Principal of a...

Dalley Promises Changes in Health Sector

Health Minister, Horace Dalley, says more changes are coming at various levels of management within the sector. The Minister made the comment at a sector forum on...

Crawford and Brown-Burke Spar on Facebook

Government MP Damion Crawford and PNP Vice President, Senator Angela Brown Burke, were embroiled in a war of words on popular social media platform; Facebook last night....

Jamaican-Canadian Gay Activist Challenges Buggery Law

Jamaican-Canadian gay rights activist, Maurice Tomlinson, is challenging Jamaica’s buggery law in the Supreme Court. The Attorney General is listed as the claimant...

Samuda and Phillips Clash Over Transfer Pricing Bill

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips and Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Karl Samuda, clashed in the House of Representatives yesterday, during the debate on the...

Opposition Blasts Govt for Falling ICT Rating

Opposition Spokesman on Information Communication Technologies, CT and Digital Society Development, Dr. Andrew Wheatley is blaming a lack of vision for Jamaica’s...

Juliet Holness gets Green Light for East Rural St Andrew

The JLP has selected Juliet Holness, the wife of Opposition Leader Andrew Holness, as its candidate in East Rural St. Andrew. JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang...

Bruce Bats for Fixed Election Dates

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding says he remains in favour of fixed election dates. The issue of fixed elections dates is again the topic of discussion, after the PNP...