Category: Midday News

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Eugene Kelly Pleads with Facey-Smith to Withdraw Bid to Replace Simpson-Miller

There’s an appeal for the Councillor for the Payne Land Division in South West St. Andrew, Audrey Smith Facey, to withdraw her bid to replace Portia Simpson Miller...

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Arnaldo Brown Lashes Shaw Over Phone Bill

Former State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Arnaldo Brown, has joined in criticizing Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, over his $8-million phone bill which has caused...

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Govt’s New Motor Vehicle Policy to Save Tens of Millions of Dollars

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says the government’s new motor vehicle policy will save the country...

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Amendments to Banking Services Act Could be Ready by Next Week

South St. Catherine Member of Parliament, the PNP’s Fitz Jackson, says the redrafted bill to amend the Banking Services Act could be re-tabled in the House of...

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Southern Coastal Highway Improvement to begin Early 2018

The multi million dollar Southern Coastal Highway Improvement project, which entails the rehabilitation of the 110-kilometre roadway between Harbour View in Kingston and...

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Govt Implements New Motor Vehicle Sale Policy

The Government has implemented a revised motor vehicle policy for the public sector. Under the revised policy, Cabinet ministers and other senior officials in the public...

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Govt Nails All Public Sector Transformation Targets for May

The Public Sector Transformation Oversight Committee (PSTOC) says all benchmarks set for the month of May geared toward creating a more efficient public service have...

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JPS Customers Save $10bn as Privy Council Rules in Favour of OUR

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has purportedly saved consumers nearly $10-billion on their Jamaica Public Service Company bills. This, after the United Kingdom...

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JCF Denies Fresh Row with INDECOM

Head of the JCF’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay is denying that the High Command is frustrating efforts by the Independent...

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Justice Ministry Seeking to Improve Plea Bargaining Incentives

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says the government will be seeking to provide further incentives for criminals who plead guilty under the plea-bargaining arrangement....