Category: Midday News

‘Women Just as Capable as Men!’ – Vaz Delivers Rallying Cry to East Portland

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) aspirant for East Portland, Ann-Marie Vaz, has issued a strident response to comments from her PNP opponent, Damion Crawford, that...

Campbell Withdraws Remarks Appearing to Blame JLP for MP’s Murder

People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for North West St Ann, Dr Dayton Campbell is withdrawing statements he made at a mass rally in Port Antonio,...

Terms of Reference for Petrojam Forensic Audit to be Published in Papers within Days

Energy Minister, Fayval Williams, says the draft Terms of Reference for the Forensic Audit into Petrojam is to be published in the newspapers and online in the coming...

Jamaica Close to Inking Post-Brexit Deal with UK

Jamaica may be close to inking a post-Brexit deal with the United Kingdom for preferential tariffs. That’s according to Foreign Affairs Minister, Kamina Johnson...

Mixed Responses from Women to Crawford’s Gender Jab

Vice President of Jamaica Labour Party-affiliate, Generation 2000 (G2K) Kimberley McLeod, is calling on Damion Crawford to apologise for comments he made which is being...

UCASE Calls for Joint Industrial Council to Review Working Conditions in BPO Sector

President of the Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees, Vincent Morrison, is calling for the establishment of a joint industrial council, for the...

Crawford Fighting a Class War in East Portland

“I need East Portland more than it needs me!” That’s the declaration from People’s National Party standard-bearer for East Portland Damion...

PNP Sounds Early Vote-Buying Alarm in East Portland

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is accusing the governing Jamaica Labour Party, of selecting its supporters, to participate in de-bushing works in...

JCTU Launches Staunch Defense of IDT

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, says it views comments questioning the fairness of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal, IDT, as an attack on workers The...

Pensioners to Take Home More Next Financial Year

Pensioners can expect to take home more money when they collect their pension pay outs in the next financial year. Education and Information Minister, Ruel Reid, says...