Category: Midday News

Hampton School

Search Begins for New Hampton Principal

The Hampton School for Girls in St. Elizabeth is searching for a new headmistress to replace outgoing Principal, Heather Murray. The post was advertised in the...

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Concerns Over When Riu Montego Bay will Reopen After Explosion

President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA, Omar Robinson says he’s uncertain when the Riu Reggae Hotel in St James will reopen. An explosion at...

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Police Investigating Fuel Purchases at NSWMA

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says an investigation into issues surrounding the purchasing of fuel at the National Solid Waste Management Authority,...

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One Dead, Four Injured in Explosion at RIU Hotel in Montego Bay

One person is dead and four others injured after an explosion at the RIU hotel in Montego Bay, St James yesterday. Senior Deputy Superintendent at the Jamaica Fire...

Wheatley

Energy Minister Concerned about Decline in Oil Imports from Venezuela

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says also concerned about the significant decline in the quantity of oil Jamaica now receives from crisis-hit Venezuela. The...

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Confusion Over Announcement of T&T Businessman as UWI Chancellor

The University of the West Indies, UWI, says it’s surprised by the announcement that Trinidadian businessman, Robert Bermudez, has been appointed its next...

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McKenzie to Table Report following Municipal Audit

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says he intends to table a comprehensive report in Parliament stemming from the audit of municipal corporations across the...

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NSWMA Increases Efficiency; Set to Double Collection

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, says it’s set to double garbage collection efforts. Chairman of the Board of the NSWMA, Dennis Chung, says...

IronRock

Outlook for IronRock Insurance Remains Positive Despite Negative Initial Earnings

Chairman of IronRock Insurance Company, William McConnell is reporting a total comprehensive loss of almost $45-million. He says there have also been negative earnings...

Kamina Johnson Smith Presser

Jamaica Won’t Interfere with Venezuelan Crisis

The Jamaican government is maintaining its stance of non-interference regarding the worsening political and economic crisis in Venezuela. That’s according to...