Category: Midday News

St James Murder Spike Hurting Business

Prominent Montego Bay based businessman, Robin Russell, says the spate of murders in St. James since the start of year, is having an impact on commercial activities in...

DPP Perplexed at Calls for Oversight

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, says she’s perplexed by comments made by Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, about the imposition of an...

91% of Jamaicans Would Migrate for Work

A report published this week, shows that 91% of Jamaicans are willing to move abroad in search of work. According to the report which is based on a global study, that...

Trafficking in Persons Curriculum Coming to Schools

A Trafficking in Persons curriculum is to be implemented in schools this September. That’s according to Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Carol...

Justice Minister Talks Term Limit, Oversight for DPP’s Office

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, is recommending that Jamaica’s constitution be amended to impose term limits for holders of important offices such as the...

NWC to Adjust Water Rationing Schedule

The National Water Commission says supply levels at the two main catchment facilities in the Corporate Area have dipped to an all time low. The NWC implemented a water...

Abu Bakr Denies Kamla Attack Plot

The leader of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen in Trinidad and Tobago, Yasin Abu Bakr, has denied reports that his group is preparing to attack the country’s Prime...

Slight Ease in License Plate Shortage

Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, says they’ve received a limited number of license plates, which should begin to ease the shortage across the island. The...

Holness Takes Prosperity Tour to St. Thomas

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness is in St. Thomas for a two-day visit on his ‘Poverty to Prosperity’ tour. This morning, he’s touring the eastern part...

Single Elections Needed

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, Dorothy Pine-McLarty says the time has come to hold Local Government and General Elections together. Having observed...