Category: Midday News

China & Jamaica Tussling at the UN

The Guardian newspaper in Britain is reporting that the Chinese government recently complained to the Simpson-miller administration about the work being done by...

More Cases of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

The Ministry of Education has confirmed one more case and two suspected cases of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease at the Port Antonio Infant School in Portland. An outbreak...

Pamela Watson Pleads Guilty

A South Florida accountant who was viewed as a symbol of Jamaican middle-class success and who’s reported to have strong political connections at home in Jamaica,...

Lloyd B Steps Aside

The MP for Central St. James, the PNP’s Lloyd B Smith, will not be seeking reelection in the constituency at the next general election. Mr. Smith, who won the seat...

Campaign 2015: Freeing Up Online Access

Opposition Spokesman on Science, ICT and Digital Society Development, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, is promising that a JLP administration will ensure that Jamaicans have free...

Johnson-Smith Scolds Thwaites & Hanna over Prickly Pole

Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says Youth Minister Lisa Hanna and Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, should have recused...

‘$3-million Never Allocated’ – Hanna on Prickly Pole

The MP for South East St. Ann, Lisa Hanna, is denying allegations that $3-million was approved to pave the Prickly Pole Primary School in her constituency and that the...

PNP’s ER St Andrew Selection Pushed Back

The candidate selection exercise which was scheduled to begin this morning in Damion Crawford’s East Rural St. Andrew constituency has been postponed until October...

Thwaites Investigates Clan Carthy

Meanwhile, Minister Thwaites says he’s inquiring into why 600 students from the Clan Carthy High School in St. Andrew are being forced to stay home. The school has...

$100 PATH Lunches at Black River High

Principal of Black River High in St. Elizabeth, Roderick Harley, has confirmed to Nationwide News that students who are PATH beneficiaries are being asked for a...