Category: Midday News

11 Tropical Storms Expected this Hurricane Season

The Meteorological Service says its expecting eleven tropical storms for the 2015 Hurricane Season. This season, which began yesterday, will see one less storm than the...

Gunshots in Tivoli Operation ‘Was Like a War Movie’ – DCP Blake

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Clifford Blake, this morning testified at the West Kingston Commissioner of Enquiry that criminal gangs across the country had conspired...

Blatter Quits FIFA Amid Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has resigned. He called an extraordinary meeting in Zurch today to communicate his decision, which comes three days after he was voted in by...

Bunting Urges Police To End Industrial Action

National Security Minister Peter Bunting is urging rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force not to participate in the intensifying industrial action. The...

Thousands of Police On Strike :: Details

Rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, have taken industrial action. The members, who are all represented by the Police Federation, have taken the...

Here’s How You Can Avoid the New SLB Fines

The Student Loan Bureau, SLB, says borrowers can escape the new fines it’s imposing on people who fail to make payments on time and in full — by...

Few Officers Provided Statements Following Tivoli-Operation – Rose

It was revealed this afternoon that of the 100 police personnel from the Mobile Reserve who were deployed in Tivoli Gardens, only 14 provided statements about what...

PICA Fee Hike Takes Effect Today; Over 20,000 Applicants Processed

The implementation of a 44% increase in passport processing fees take effect today. The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency, PICA says adult passport will move...

Police Commissioner Locked in Emergency Meeting with Federation as Industrial Action Looms

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams is now locked in an emergency meeting with the executive of the Police Federation, as he looks to stave off plans by the police...

Teachers Continue Protesting over Wage Negotiations

Over 20 teachers at the St. Aloysius Primary School on Duke Street in Kingston, today vented their frustration at the slow pace of wage negotiations with the government,...