Category: Midday News

Condolences to Emil George’s Family

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding is extending condolences to the family and friends of the late Queens Counsel, Emil George. Mr. George died in hospital yesterday...

Port Maria Health Centre Closed for 3-Weeks

The North-East Regional Health Authority says effective today, the Port Maria Health Centre will be temporarily closed for three weeks, to facilitate the relocation of...

J’can Sues Employers Over Obeah Accusation

A Jamaican woman has sued her former employer in the United States, for discrimination and workplace harassment. The woman, Cammesa Plummer filed the suit in July, after...

J’can to Be Sentenced for Visa/Passport Fraud

A Jamaican man, Sheldon Robinson, yesterday pleaded guilty in a US District Court in New Hampshire in the state of New England, to making a false statement in applying...

Free to Challenge – Burke

General Secretary of the PNP, Paul Burke says party members are free to challenge any leader of the party’s various constituency or regional organizations. He was...

Maldon High Goes Off Shift System

Principal of the Maldon High School in St. James, Janet Manning says as of September, the school will abandon its shift system. Mrs. Manning says the Education Ministry...

CAL to End Weekly Flights to London

Caribbean Airlines, CAL, says it will be ending its three weekly flights to London early next year, because they are not profitable. The London service was launched in...

Workers at LIME Antigua Threaten Industrial Action

Workers at telecommunications giant LIME in Antigua and Barbuda, are threatening industrial action later on August 18, amid fears they’ll be left jobless when the...

Venezuela Wants Deeper PetroCaribe – Paulwell

Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, says Venezuela wants to deepen the Petrocaribe arrangement with its Caribbean partners to include more activities than the sale of...

PetroCaribe Money NOT for Election – Hughes

Chief Executive Officer of the PetroCaribe Development Fund, Dr. Wesley Hughes, says the assumption that the money in the Fund will be used to finance the governing...