Category: Midday News

Further Delays in Re-Opening Cornwall Regional

Health Minister Christopher Tufton says there may be a further delay before the Cornwall Regional Hospital is fully reopened. Several facilities at the hospital were...

Police Federation to Reject Govt’s Latest Wage Offer

Rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, says they’ll reject the government’s latest wage offer for the 2017-2019 public sector...

Police Federation Issues 14-Day Ultimatum for ZOSO Amendment

The Police Federation has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Government to amend sections of the Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO) Act. In a letter dated November 9, to...

Criminals Still Striding Ahead of Police in Technology

Commissioner of Police George Quallo is reiterating that criminals are technologically ahead of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF. He says the slow pace of modernizing...

Police Using GIS to Clamp Down on Criminals & Improve Accountability

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, is using Geographic Information Systems, GIS, as a tool to combat crime and eliminate corrupt policing. Commissioner of Police...

Agriculture Projected to Make Q4 Turnaround

The agriculture sector is projected to make a major turnaround in the last quarter of 2017. That’s according to the Director of Economic Planning at the Planning...

JCSA Urges Govt to Address Chronic Public Sector Under-Staffing

President of the Jamaica Civil Service Association, O’Neil Grant, is calling on the government to address what he says is a severe understaffing problem plaguing...

JCTU Accuses IMF of ‘Simplistic’ Take on Allowances

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, is taking issue with the International Monetary Fund, IMF’s declaration that government needs to review the wage...

BEWARE: Counterfeit Drugs Being Shipped into Jamaica

Commissioner of Customs, Velma Ricketts, Walker says there are numerous counterfeit pharmaceutical products being shipped into the island. She says these products are...

Declining Recruitment of Nuns in Jamaica

Director of the St. John Bosco Career Institute and Alpha Institute, Sister Susan Frazer says the number of recruits for nuns is in decline. Sister Frazer says fewer...