Category: Midday News

Bring Back Safety Resource Officers in Schools – Samuel Smalling, President of Association of Deans of Discpline

President of the National Association of Deans of Discipline, Samuel Smalling is appealing to the Education Ministry to reintroduce Safety Resource Officers in schools....

NHT Manager Collapses, Dies In Westmoreland 5K Road Race

Operations Manager at the National Housing Trust in Westmoreland and Hanover, Norris Rainford died yesterday morning after collapsing during a 5k road race in...

1 Person Dead Following Massive Mandeville Gas Station Fire

Nationwide News has learnt that one of the seven people injured in yesterday’s fire at Heaven’s Fesco service station in Mandeville has died. A 6-year-old girl...

Police Credits SOE with Arrests of High Profile Criminals in East Kingston

A number of key players committing crimes in the Kingston East Police division have been arrested since the imposition of the State of Public Emergency, SOE....

Polygraph Tests are Mandatory for Members of the Officer’s Corps Seeking Promotions – SSP Lindsay, CCU

SSP Lindsay says all police personnel who’re transitioning to the senior ranks of the Jamaica Constabulary Force must do a polygraph test. This is the first...

Children’s Advocate Hits Back at JTA! Gordon Harrison says Public Apology from Pembrook Hall Teacher ‘Reasonable’

Children’s Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison, is hitting back at Jamaica Teachers’ Association president Owen Speid, who has blamed her office for recent...

Minister Grange Advises Against Corporal Punishment For Disruptive Conduct in Schools

Central St. Catherine Member of Parliament, Olivia Grange says corporal punishment is not the way to restore order among students in some schools who’ve been...

KSAMC To Develop Corporate Area Markets

Kingston’s Mayor, Delroy Williams, says plans are in place to redevelop several markets across the Corporate Area. The mayor says he understands the importance of...

JPS’ Plans To Close Hanover Office Irate Residents

Residents of Hanover are raising concerns about plans by the Jamaica Public Service, JPS, to move its office from the parish capital, Lucea, within a week. Director of...

New UK Immigration Rules Could Fuel Brain Drain In Jamaica – Mukulu

Former Acting Public Defender in Jamaica and London-based Barrister, Matondo Mukulu, says changes to the UK’s immigration rules could see Jamaica suffering from...