Category: Midday News

Recklessness Driving Road Fatalities Spike – Jones

Vice Chairman of the National Road Safety Council, Dr. Lucien Jones says the recklessness of motorcyclists has contributed to the recent spike in road fatalities. The...

‘Take Austerity Cues from Greece’ – Christie

Former Contractor General Greg Christie is cautioning lawmakers to be mindful of the growing impact the austerity measures under the IMF programme are having on the...

ISIS In Trinidad?

A prominent criminologist in Trinidad and Tobago, Daurius Figueira, says the radical Muslim group, ISIS, has already established a presence on the ground in the twin...

Caribbean Makes Progress on MDGs – UN Report

The final report of the Millennium Development Goals, MDG, was released this morning. The MDG documents progress on eight key targets set in the year 2000, to be...

No Apology Needed for Spying Allegation – Robinson

The Portia Simpson Miller administration has welcomed news that the US State Department has withdrawn its allegation that it had monitored the private online...

T&T Outraged at US Spying Allegation

Trinidad and Tobago’s Police Commissioner, Stephen Williams, says there were no grounds for the US state department to have alleged that authorities in Jamaica and...

Commissioner to Address Nation on Murder Spike

Police Commissioner, Dr Carl Williams, is to host a media briefing on Monday where he’ll respond to concerns sparked by an 18-percent increase in murders this year...

West Kgn Residents Got $93-million

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security has testified that approximately $93-million was spent in providing varying levels of assistance to...

Drought Won’t Affect Food Prices – Senator Grant

The leadership of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA and the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, say they don’t believe the impact of the drought on...

May Pen Rat Infestation

The Clarendon Parish Council says its now working with the Public Health Department to address a rodent infestation problem in the parish. There have been reports that...