Category: Midday News

New Look TEF will Communities Marginalized from Tourism

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the soon-to-be restructured Tourism Enhancement Fund, TEF, will be used to address the issue of marginalization of people in...

McNeil Calls for Increased Police Presence in Westmoreland

Member of Parliament for Western Westmoreland, Dr. Wykeham McNeil, is calling for increased police presence and social intervention measures in the crime-plagued parish....

Opposition Presses Case for CRH Public Inquiry

The Peoples’ National Party, PNP, is insisting that a public enquiry be launched into the crisis gripping the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James. Opposition...

Steady Stream of Voters in Yallahs By-Election

Voting in today’s by-election in the Yallahs Division in St. Thomas has been consistent. And there’s been no major incident reported so far. Our reporter William...

Low Turn-Out in May Pen By-Election

Member of Parliament for South Western Clarendon Noel Arscott, says there’s so far an expected low voter turn out for the by-election in the May Pen Division. The...

Regional Govts Submit Recommendations to Clear Massive Debt to UWI

A report has been submitted recommending other ways to finance the University of the West Indies across the region in light of the institutions USD$200-million debt. The...

Crisis of Criminality Wreaking Havoc at Sav-La-Mar Hospital

Senior Medical Officer at the Savanna-La-Mar Hospital, Dr Alfred Dawes, has declared as a ‘crisis’ operations at the facility. The Westmoreland-based...

Parliamentarians Face Criticism for Rowdy Behaviour

Human Rights Activist, Susan Goffe, is calling on Jamaica’s parliamentarians to apologize to the nation for their behaviour in the House of Representatives on...

Prime Minister Urges Youngsters to Reject ‘Crassness’

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is urging young people to display a greater level of self-discipline and good comportment. He made the call Wednesday morning while...

Three to Challenge for PNP Vice Presidency?

Nationwide News understands that three prominent members of the Opposition PNP will this year challenge for the Vice Presidency of the 80-year old organization. They are...