Category: Midday News

Senate Debate on CCJ Bills Delayed

The Government says three controversial bills proposing to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice as Jamaica’s final appellate court, will not be debated in the...

Reggae Acts Get Green-light Despite Gaybacklash

The three Jamaican reggae artists who have been criticized for homophobic comments, are still set to perform at the Edmonton Reggae Festival in Canada on September 5....

OUR Orders NWC to Defer Early Payment Initiaive

The Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, has ordered the National Water Commission, NWC, to stop implementing an early payment initiative which the company announced...

NDM On Murder Spike

The President of the National Democratic Movement Peter Townsend says the various initiatives announced by successive administrations to control crime in Jamaica, are...

2 Detained in Woman Constable’s Murder

The Police have detained two suspects in connection with last night’s brutal killing of 24 year old Woman Constable, Crystal Thomas, of the Denham Town Police....

Murders Rocking Western Jamaica

Four women were last night killed in three separate incidents across the island. The murders took place between 9-and-10pm. The bloodletting which has been plaguing...

Tie Debt Repayments With Economic Performance – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, is calling for Jamaica’s debt repayments to be tied to economic performance. The recommendation is contained in a...

Transportation for Cops Needed – Wilson

Chairman of the Police Federation, Sergeant Raymond Wilson, says Woman Constable Thomas’ murder highlights the issue of the safe transportation of police...

Cess on Imported Coffee Imminent

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, has announced plans to impose a cess on imported coffee in a bid to support development in the local industry. Agriculture...

Violence in Schools Trending Down – Thwaites

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites says the incidence of violent acts in the nation’s schools is trending down. Minister Thwaites told parliament yesterday that...