Category: Midday News

Samuda Gunning for Economic Independence

Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda says Jamaica should work to ensure that it’s economic well being is no longer dependent on...

Beware of ‘Water Commission’ Scammers!

The National Water Commission is warning customers to be on the lookout for scammers posing as NWC workers. It’s understood that the scammers are going to...

Third TelCo Coming Soon

Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell’s long promised third player in the local telecommunication sector could soon be a reality. Addressing yesterday’s Energy...

Bank Teller Charged with Stealing from Customers

A bank teller from St. Catherine has been charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from customers’ accounts. The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation...

Simpson-Miller Admin “Confused” in Karisma Row – Vaz

The Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, Daryl Vaz, says the lifting of the Cessation Order on sand removal from Negril, Westmoreland by the Karisma Hotel Group,...

Ombudsman Probing Notice’s Shooting

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment-Brown, says her office will be conducting an investigation into the shooting of former Spanish Town Mayor and JLP Councillor, Dr....

Jamaican Dies from Hypothermia

A Jamaican man who was working at a hotel in Jackson, Wyoming in the United States, died ;last Saturday due to hypothermia. The coroner’s office in Jackson says...

Govt Senators Call for Warmington Punishment

Four members of the Senate have written to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, urging him to take disciplinary action against South West St....

Service Restored to NWC Customers

The National Water Commission, NWC, says most customers in the Corporate Area affected by last night’s water lock off, should have the service restored during the...

No Sense in Airport Screening says CARPHA Exec

Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, Dr James Hospedales, says it makes no sense to screen for the Zika virus at airports throughout the...