Category: Midday News

Could Hellshire Fish Vendors be Asked to Leave?

Vendors and fisherfolk who conduct business at the popular Hellshire beach in Portmore, St. Catherine, could be asked to leave. That’s according to the National...

‘Trinidad Can’t Afford to Ignore PetroTrin’s Problems’ – Rowley

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, says his country cannot afford to continue ignoring the issues plaguing the State-owned oil company, Petrotrin....

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Off Coast of Negril

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake generated tremors across some sections of Kingston and St. Andrew this morning. The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, UWI,...

St Catherine Commuters Languish in Morning Gridlock

There was a smooth start to the day in much of the corporate area today, as police were out in their numbers to alleviate the traffic congestion anticipated as thousands...

Increased Police Presence is Here to Stay, says Chang

National Security Minister, Dr. Horace Chang, says the increased police presence on the streets of the corporate area will continue for the rest of the year. Today was...

STATIN Defends Numbers following Tourism Minister’s Criticisms

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, is defending its data, in the wake of criticism that their numbers aren’t truly reflecting the country’s...

Authorities Urge Motorists to Get Early Start to Morning Commute

Police Commissioner Antony Anderson and Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang are among officials monitoring traffic in the corporate area this morning. Commissioner...

Wavell Hinds to Bat for PNP in Eastern Hanover

Former West Indies cricketer Wavell Hinds has been selected as the new standard bearer for the PNP in the Hanover Eastern constituency. Hinds was unanimously selected on...

Education Ministry to Meet with Private Schools

The Education Ministry will be meeting with Principals and curriculum implementation teachers at all private preparatory and high schools on Wednesday. The meeting is...

Cedar Grove Academy Soars in CSEC Passes

The principal of the St. Catherine-based Cedar Grove Academy, Otis Brown is crediting the stellar performance of his students who sat the Caribbean Secondary Education...