Category: Midday News

Corrections Dpt Welcomes UK Prison

Chairman of the Federation of Corrections, Arlington Turner says his members welcome the announcement by British Prime Minister David Cameron, to contribute to the...

Phillips Defiant as IMF Wants Public Sector Job Cuts

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips has revealed that the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has been urging the Simpson Miller administration to undertake wholesale job...

Not Britain’s Idea to Bar Media – High Commissioner

High Commissioner Fritton says it was not Britain’s idea to bar the media from interviewing Prime Minister David Cameron on his visit to Jamaica Information Minister...

JPS Cuts Power from Long Pond Sugar Factory; Millions Owed

Approximately 200 workers at the Long Pond Sugar factory in Trelawny remain off the job, after the facility was yesterday disconnected from the national grid by the...

Brace for Rain!

The Meteorological Office says Jamaicans should brace for rain as Hurricane Joaquin makes its way over the Bahamas. The category three hurricane is not a threat to...

NWC Workers Take Industrial Action

The Ministry of Labour has called an emergency meeting with the management and unions representing workers at the National Water Commission. Workers continue to take...

PNPYO Blasts Cameron’s Prison Plans

The People’s National Party Youth Organization, PNPYO, says its disgraceful that British Prime Minister, David Cameron has failed to apologize for his...

‘Right The Wrongs’ – Holness

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness today told Mr. Cameron that it was time for Britain to show a genuine commitment to righting the wrongs of the past. Mr. Holness...

No Reparations! UK PM Tells Jamaicans to Move On

British Prime Minister David Cameron this morning described the Transatlantic Slave Trade as uncivilized and abhorrent, during his address at a special sitting of the...

China & Jamaica Tussling at the UN

The Guardian newspaper in Britain is reporting that the Chinese government recently complained to the Simpson-miller administration about the work being done by...