Category: Midday News

Police Federation Threatens Legal Action Over Poor Working Conditions of CRO Employees

Head of the Police Federation, Sergeant Patrae Rowe says the federation might pursue legal action against the government if it fails to act urgently in providing a safer...

JLP Caretaker Maintains Family’s Innocence in Sikka Rhymes’ Shooting

Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, caretaker for the Waterford Division and a relative of the three people who were murdered on Sunday, Krisho Holmes, says none of his relatives...

Local Gov’t Minister Pushes for Salary Increase For Poor Relief Workers

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says discussions are far advanced to have the salaries of qualified and skilled professionals within poor relief services...

SSP Stephanie Lindsay Re-Appointed Head of CCU

Senior Superintendent of Police, SSP, Stephanie Lindsay has been re-appointed as Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Communications arm. SSP Lindsay has been...

Dominicans Vote Amid Violent Protests

Dominicans are heading to the polls today. Just over 72 thousand Dominicans will be casting their ballots between 7 am and 5 pm. Dominica’s Electoral Commission has...

Opposition To “Protest Strongly” At Next Sitting Of Parliament

Opposition Members of Parliament say they will ‘protest strongly’ at the next sitting of the House of Representatives. The MPs are upset over comments made...

PM Holness Commits to Expanding the Investigative Capacity of the Security Forces

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is describing now as a ‘turning point’ in Jamaica’s fight against crime and violence. The Prime Minister was addressing a...

Proposed Performance-Based Pay Scheme Could Extend to Politicians – Dr. Nigel Clarke

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, says a proposed public sector performance-based pay scheme could extend to politicians. It was announced...

Relief Coming for Harbour Drive Residents Affected by Mosaic Project

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie says residents of Harbour Drive can expect a solution to the problems caused by the Mosiac...

PNP Welcomes New Director of Corruption Prosecution at Integrity Commission

The Opposition, People’s National Party, PNP, is welcoming the appointment of Keisha Prince, as the new Director of Corruption Prosecution at the Integrity Commission....