Category: Midday News

More Calls for Better Water Management

The President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, William Mahfood, says the Government should strike a Public-Private Partnership, for the management of...

Constable Suicide?

A Police Corporal attached to the Clarendon Division, died last night, in what investigators are treating as a case of suicide. Dead is 33 year Tyrone Thompson of...

CISOCA Needs Sign Language Interpreters

The Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse, CISOCA, is appealing for sign language interpreters to assist the office in communicating with deaf...

$250M in Counterfeit Goods Confiscated

The Jamaica Customs Agency, JCA, confiscated over $250-million worth of counterfeit goods at the island’s ports between January last year and April this year....

Marlon James for ‘Man Booker Prize’

Jamaican author Marlon James has made the long-list for the UK’s prestigious ‘Man Booker’ Prize for 2015. He’s the first Jamaican author to...

PM to Address Special Session of UN Security Council

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will on Thursday address the UN Security Council on peace and security threats facing Jamaica and other small island developing...

Repackage Loss-Making Entities for Divestment

Co-Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CaPRI, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the government has to do a better job in packaging the various...

Water Woes in West Rural St. Andrew

JLP Caretaker for West Rural St. Andrew, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn is calling on the National Water Commission (NWC) to urgently respond to desperate water problems facing...

Heighted Police Presence in Denham Town

There’s heightened Police presence at this hour in Denham Town, West Kingston following a third shooting incident in the community in the past 36 hours. In the...

$12.5 Million Cocaine Bust at NMIA

The Police, in tandem with personnel from the Customs Agency, yesterday made a cocaine bust at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. They seized...