Category: Midday News

Bunting Condemns Killing of JCF Members

Opposition spokesman for National Security, Peter Bunting is condemning the murder of the third member of the Constabulary since the start of the year. District...

Transport Ministry Probes Injury of Child in Illegal Taxi

Minister of Transport, Mike Henry, has asked for a high level investigation into a report of a child being injured in an incident involving an alleged illegal taxi and...

Reid Against School-Run Tuckshops

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid says he does not believe schools should operate tuck shops. The Minister made the comment during last week’s consultation...

Police Expect Breakthrough in Missionary Murders

Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime Glenmore Hinds says the Police expect a breakthrough shortly in the case of two missionaries who were murdered less than...

Govt Coming Up Short in Funding Justice Ministry – JFJ

Human Rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ is raising concerns about the budgetary allocation that has been made to the Ministry of Justice. In the 2016/2017...

PAJ Exploring Trade Union for Journalists

The Press Association of Jamaica PAJ is looking into the possibility of establishing a trade union to represent media workers. PAJ President Dionne Jackson Miller says...

Govt Crackdown on Littering and Illegal Dumping

Minister of Local Government, Desmond McKenzie, is warning that the government will be launching a campaign against litterbugs. Mr. McKenzie says the country needs to...

Increased Support for Night Court Could Reduce Backlog

Attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie is proposing that experienced lawyers volunteer their time to sit on the Night Court. Speaking on Nationwide This Morning, Mr....

Government Monitoring Noranda

A Government team is monitoring the United States-based mining entity, Noranda Aluminum Holding, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Noranda Aluminum Holding...

Get Vaccinated for Yellow Fever

The Ministry of Health is encouraging persons travelling to areas affected by Yellow Fever to get vaccinated. This follows a recent rise in yellow fever in some parts of...