Category: Midday News

312 Killed in Fatal Crashes Since the Start of 2019

Three hundred and twelve people have been killed in 285 fatal crashes since the start of this year. This represents an increase of 18% in fatalities. Fatal crashes have...

Principal Defends Decision To Implement Bio-metric Fingerprint Scanning System for Teachers

Principal of Mona High School in St Andrew, Kevin Jones is defending his decision to implement a bio-metric fingerprint scanning system for teachers at the school. Mr...

Employee of Police Criminal Records Office Dead; Air Quality Being Monitored

The Police High Command is confirming that an employee of the Criminal Records Office has died, while at least one other employee has had to be hospitalized with...

One Child Remains in Critical Condition Following Deadly 3-Vehicle Collision

One child who was involved in the deadly three-vehicle collision yesterday afternoon in St James remains in critical condition this afternoon. Two of the drivers...

Opposition To Vote on Supporting 21-Day Extension of SOEs

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP’s giving the government an ultimatum ahead of the first extension of the State of Public Emergency in Clarendon...

Gov’t & Opposition Trade Jibes in Parliamentary Committee

Members of Parliament’s Internal External Affairs committee, traded jibes at today’s sitting, while deciding what next to pursue on its agenda. It started...

NSWMA Commits to Infrastructural Upgrades at Local Dumps

Executive Director of the NSWMA, Audley Gordon is detailing the initiatives to improve operations at dumps across the country. Among them are ongoing repairs to 15...

2 Dead, 4 Children Battling For Life, 19 Others Hospitalized Following 3 Vehicle Collision in St. James

Two people are confirmed dead, four children are reportedly battling for life and 19 others are hospitalized following a three-vehicle collision yesterday afternoon in...

Transport Minister Reviews Proposal To Delay Implementation of a Mandatory Vehicle Tracker System

Transport Minister Robert Montague, says he’s committed to a review of a proposal submitted to him to delay the implementation of a mandatory vehicle tracker...

Jamaica Needs $US3-billion To Implement Efficient Water Systems

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Pearnel Charles Junior, says it will cost over $US3 billion to implement efficient water...