Category: Midday News

Environment Crucial to Govt’s Growth Agenda

Minister with responsibility for the Environment, Daryl Vaz says the portfolio will be crucial to the government’s efforts to boost economic growth. Minister Vaz...

Tufton Moves to Tackle Nurses Shortage

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says steps are being taken to ease the shortage of specialist nurses in the public health sector. Fresh concerns have been raised...

Privy Council Happy to Hear Caribbean Appeals

The President of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Lord David Neuberger, says the London based court is happy to continue hearing appeals from countries in...

Henry Investigates Reports of TA Relaxing Stance on Illegal Taxis

Transport Minister Mike Henry says he’s looking into reports that the Transport Authority has suspended operations to seize those buses and taxis operating...

Time to Overhaul KSAC Motor Vehicle Licensing

Councillor for the Seiveright Gardens Division of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation, KSAC, the JLP’s Delroy Williams is calling for a major overhaul of how...

Crawford Warns Holness of Being ‘Penny Wise and Pound Foolish’

Former State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, Damion Crawford has cautioned the new Holness administration against being penny-wise and pound-foolish. Prime...

Man Charged in Fake Work-Study Programme Racket

Thirty three year old Andre Bowen of Port View, Kingston 20, has been charged by the Police Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime branch, CTOC with 10-counts of...

UK Stepping Up Recruitment of Jamaican Teachers

London educational agencies are intensifying their recruitment of Jamaican teachers. Advertisements in the Jamaican newspapers this week are looking for teachers with...

Golding Contemplating Representational Politics

Former Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says the PNP’s loss in the February 25 general elections was caused by several communication errors. Senator Golding...

More Flu Vaccines On the Way

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says the Ministry should receive 5,000 doses of the flu vaccine to dispense to front-line health workers who are at most serious...