Category: Midday News

Correctional Officers to Sign Heads of Agreement

The Jamaica Federation of Correctional Officers says it will be signing the 2015-2017 Head of Agreement. The union is among several who’ve now accepted the...

Jamaica to chair UN Small Arms Meeting

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Courtenay Rattray has been elected as Chairman of the Sixth Biennial Meeting of States which will be held in New York...

Newlands Still Tense

Member of Parliament for for East Central St Catherine, Arnadlo Brown, says things are still tense within his constituency. This after the murders of PNP supporter Sadie...

‘JLP Failed Tourism’ – McNeill

Tourism Minister Dr. Wykeham Mcneill has accused the Jamaica Labour Party, of failing to advance the tourism portfolio during their time in Government. Mr. McNeill...

Ombudsman Admits Flag Frustration

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment-Brown, says she’s disappointed that directives given by her office for the removal of political flags from sections of the...

Customs Collects $119 Billion in 8 Months

The Customs Agency has collected approximately $119-billion for the April to November period this year. Commissioner of Customs, Major Richard Reese, says the revenue...

Jamaicans More Productive Than Trinis – ILO Study

A recent study by the International Labour Organization, ILO, shows that Jamaicans are more productive than their counterparts in Trinidad and Tobago. The study was...

Teen Charged for Supernova’s Murder

Police in Atlanta, Georgia have charged a teenager with the murder of Jamaican born former world cruiserweight boxing champion, O’Neil “Supernova” Bell. The...

J-Capri Dies in Hospital

Dancehall artiste J-Capri, whose given name is Jordan Phillips, died this morning at the University Hospital of the West Indies. The singer had sustained serious head...

UTech Workers Issue Strike Warning

The University of Technology Jamaica Administrative Staff Association, UTASU, has served the University of Technology, UTECH, with a 72-hour strike notice to end this...