Category: Midday News

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...

‘Leave Andrew Holness Alone!’ – Tavares-Finson

Leave Andrew Holness alone! That’s the message from Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate, Tom Tavares Finson to some JLP MPs moving to replace Mr. Holness...

Burke to Meet with Hanna, Campbell

PNP General Secretary, Paul Burke says he’ll be meeting with the MP for North West St. Ann, Dr. Dayton Campbell regarding comments he made on Sunday about his...

New Water Restrictions Announced: Water Every 2 Days

The National Water Commission, NWC says it has been forced to implement even tougher water restriction measures for areas served by the Mona reservoir in the Kingston...

King Backs PetroCaribe Debt Buyback

Head of the Department of Economics at the UWI, Mona, Dr. Damien King, is in agreement with analysts who say the Petrocaribe debt buy back deal is a good one. Dr. King...

SERHA Refutes Report That Children Are Dying Due to Long Wait

The South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, says it has found no evidence to support claims that children awaiting cardiac surgery at the Bustamante...

No Shortage of Medical Personnel At Spanish Town Hospital – Cooke

The South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, is seeking to allay fears that the Spanish Town Hospital in St. Catherine, is suffering from a shortage of medical...

CSA Opposes Increase in 6th Form Fees

The Commonwealth Students Association, CSA, says it’s opposed to a decision by the Education Ministry to authorize schools to increase the fees to be paid by sixth...

Clayton Hall Resigns

Former President of the Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA, Clayton Hall, has resigned as Principal of the Spanish Town High school. His resignation takes effect at the...