Category: Midday News

Govt Still Wants Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Jamaica is still interested in remaining engaged with Venezuela, and maintains diplomatic relations with the South American country,...

Mikael Phillips Urges PM to Avert Strike at Kingston Container Terminal

Opposition Spokesman on Transport, Mikael Phillips, is calling on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to immediately intervene to avert strike action at the Kingston Container...

‘Bring back our baby!’ – Parents of Abducted Newborn Make Impassioned Plea

“Bring back our baby!” is the heart-wrenching plea from the parents of the now three-day-old baby who was stolen from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in...

Civilian Complaints Against Security Forces Decline Under SOE – INDECOM

Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams, says available data show there were improvements in how members of the security...

Respected Political Historian Troy Caine, 71, Dies

Several tributes continue to pour in for one of the country’s leading political historians, Troy Caine who died yesterday afternoon. The 71-year-old who had a...

Prime Minister Promises to Pull Out all Stops to Keep St James Safe

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is reassuring residents of St James that the government will be using all measures within the law with respect to human rights to ensure...

Parliamentarians Salute Dwight Nelson

Members of Parliament paid tribute to former National Security Minister, Dwight Nelson, in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Leader of Government business in the...

Govt to Increase Length of Mining Licenses to 10yrs

Mining Minister, Robert Montague, says the government will be increasing the length of time granted under most mining licenses to 10 years. Minister Montague says...

Plan Secure Jamaica to Drive Murders Below Regional Average

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has committed to reducing murders to below the regional average within the next 8 years through plan Secure Jamaica. He made the statement...

Paulwell Brands PetroJam Re-acquisition Move a ‘Smokescreen’

Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Phillip Paulwell, says the proposed compulsory reacquisition of Venezuela’s 49 per cent stake in Petrojam might be a smokescreen...