Category: Midday News

Finance Ministry ‘Assessing Resources’ Following Civil Servants’ Protest

The Ministry of Finance says it’s assessing its resources to see if it’s possible to pay civil servants’ retroactive traveling allowances earlier....

UPDATE on Daniel Anderson Killing

Head of the St. Ann Police, Superintendent Wayne Cameron says investigators have yet to establish a motive for the brutal murder of six year old Daniel Anderson of...

JTA Opposes JLP Auxiliary Fee Proposal

President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA, Norman Allen, says he’s opposed to plans by the Jamaica Labour Party, to remove mandatory fees in...

G2K Chapters Warn Not to Clash Elections & Exams

The University Chapters of G2K are urging Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller not to disenfranchise tertiary students by setting the general election date before...

PNP Women Decry ‘Rape Trend’

President of the PNP Women’s Movement, Jennifer Edwards, says too many men who are seeking political office have been embroiled in rape controversies. She made the...

Holness Chides PM’s ‘Misplaced Priorities’

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says the contract to Black Brothers Incorporated for the building of a fence at National Heroes Park in Central Kingston, highlights...

Correctional Workers Accept 7%

The Chairman of the Federation of Corrections, Arlington Turner says he expects that his union will sign on to the government’s 7 percent wage offer. The...

Opposition Welcomes Hospital Board Resignations

Opposition Spokesperson on Health, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte, has welcomed the resignation of the boards of the University Hospital of the West Indies and the...

‘No Political Favourites’ – IMF on Elections

IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, says the multilateral is willing to work with whichever party forms the next government. She was speaking last Friday...

Phillips Says JLP has Credibility Problems

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says the public must beware of a Jamaica Labour Party, that has a serious credibility problem. Speaking to PNP supporters at a mass...