Category: Midday News

Work On Port Royal Cruise Port Project Continues Despite Environmental Concerns

The Jamaica Environment Trust, JET, is raising concerns about the government’s handling of the Port Royal Cruise Port Project. Chief Executive Officer of JET,...

Covert Operations Hampered by Public Transport Operators Who Tip Off Colleagues, Says Transport Authority

The Transport Authority says its covert operations are being hampered by well organised indiscipline public transport operators who tip off their colleagues. This comes...

Holness Administration Moves To Establish Jamaica As a Logistics Destination by 2020

Cabinet Minister Daryl Vaz says the Government is moving to implement several initiatives to enable a more swift movement of cargo to and from the nation’s ports....

PNP Wants More Details From PM On Why Ruel Reid Was Fired

PNP General Secretary, Julian Robinson, is renewing the party’s call for Prime Minister Andrew Holness, to give more details about why he fired former Education...

Chuck Dismisses Calls For Corruption Courts

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is dismissing calls for a special court to hear matters of corruption.  The calls were made by the Integrity Commission as well as...

Joint Select Committee Established To Advance Sexual Harassment Bill

The House of Representatives has approved the establishment of a Joint Select Committee to aid with the oversight of the Sexual Harassment Bill. The bill seeks to make...

44 MPs Voted To Extend SOE In St Andrew South Police Division, Bunting & Golding Voted ‘No’

A resolution to extend the State of Public Emergency in the St Andrew South Police Division was approved in the House of Representatives yesterday.  44 Members of...

Lyndhurst Road Fire Under Control

Public Relations Officer of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Emilio Eubanks, says the fire at Waste Disposal Facility on Lyndhurst Road in St. Andrew, is under control. Five...

National Workers Union Backing Bunting For PNP President

President of the National Workers Union, NWU, Granville Valentine says the NWU decided to support PNP Presidential aspirant, Peter Bunting after careful consideration....

PNPYO Submits Resolution to NEC On Transforming The Party

PNPYO President Krystal Tomlinson says the youth organization has submitted three resolutions to the PNP’s powerful National Executive Council, NEC, as it...