Category: Midday News

Jamaica to Pass 9th IMF Test – Phillips

An IMF team is in the island to conduct its ninth review of Jamaica’s performance under the four year economic management programme. Speaking last evening at an...

NWC inks Billion-Dollar Sewage Treatment Contract with NCB

The National Water Commission, NWC and the National Commercial Bank, NCB, have signed a billion dollar agreement for the funding several of sewerage projects islandwide....

100 STEM Scholarships

The Ministry of Education has announced 100 new scholarships for tertiary students interested in pursuing teaching degrees in the Sciences and Mathematics. This so they...

Condolences to Emil George’s Family

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding is extending condolences to the family and friends of the late Queens Counsel, Emil George. Mr. George died in hospital yesterday...

Port Maria Health Centre Closed for 3-Weeks

The North-East Regional Health Authority says effective today, the Port Maria Health Centre will be temporarily closed for three weeks, to facilitate the relocation of...

J’can Sues Employers Over Obeah Accusation

A Jamaican woman has sued her former employer in the United States, for discrimination and workplace harassment. The woman, Cammesa Plummer filed the suit in July, after...

J’can to Be Sentenced for Visa/Passport Fraud

A Jamaican man, Sheldon Robinson, yesterday pleaded guilty in a US District Court in New Hampshire in the state of New England, to making a false statement in applying...

Free to Challenge – Burke

General Secretary of the PNP, Paul Burke says party members are free to challenge any leader of the party’s various constituency or regional organizations. He was...

Maldon High Goes Off Shift System

Principal of the Maldon High School in St. James, Janet Manning says as of September, the school will abandon its shift system. Mrs. Manning says the Education Ministry...

CAL to End Weekly Flights to London

Caribbean Airlines, CAL, says it will be ending its three weekly flights to London early next year, because they are not profitable. The London service was launched in...