Category: Midday News

Transportation for Cops Needed – Wilson

Chairman of the Police Federation, Sergeant Raymond Wilson, says Woman Constable Thomas’ murder highlights the issue of the safe transportation of police...

Cess on Imported Coffee Imminent

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, has announced plans to impose a cess on imported coffee in a bid to support development in the local industry. Agriculture...

Violence in Schools Trending Down – Thwaites

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites says the incidence of violent acts in the nation’s schools is trending down. Minister Thwaites told parliament yesterday that...

CAPI to Bunting: ‘Apologize Over ‘John Crow’ Remarks’

Co-Convenor of the lobby group, Citizen’s Action for Principles and Integrity, CAPI, Dennis Meadows, is calling on National Security Minister Peter Bunting to make...

Pressure Mounts on Bunting

The Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith says the performance of portfolio Minister, Peter Bunting has been poor. This as Minister Bunting is set to...

St. Elizabeth Expecting Downpour

The Met Service is predicting moderate to heavy rain for St. Elizabeth and other parts of central Jamaica tomorrow. That’s good news for farmers in the breadbasket...

‘Told You So’ – McKenzie to PNP

The Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Desmond McKenzie says he’s pleased the PNP administration has finally admitted that it postponed the local government...

3 J’cans, 2 Guyanese Detained by US Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard says it has detained two Guyanese and three Jamaican smugglers and seized 215 lbs of cocaine, aboard a Guyanese fishing vessel in the...

European Group Condemns Sean Paul

A group calling itself the European Solidarity Front for Cyprus has issued a statement today, strongly condemning Jamaican Dancehall superstar Sean Paul, over his...

Antiguan PM bats for Debt Relief

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne has called for debt relief and concessional financing for small island Caribbean states. Browne was speaking...