Category: Midday News

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...

Sentencing Today for Cop who Murdered his Girlfriend

Police Constable Lincoln McKoy is to be sentenced today for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Jessica King. The policeman was arrested after his girlfriend was shot on...

Rio Cobre Treatment Plant Groundbreaking Next Month

Water Minister Dr. Horace Chang says the government will break ground for the construction of the Rio Cobre water treatment plant in the next month. The project comes...

150 More Schools to Benefit from Tablet Programme

Another 150 primary and early childhood institutions are to benefit from the Tablets in Schools programme. That’s according to Finance Minister Audley Shaw,...

Reid Begins Auxiliary Fee Consultations Today

Minister of Education Ruel Reid will begin discussions today on the Ministry’s new policy to abolish auxiliary fees in high schools. Discussions are to be held...

Concern over Unidentified Chemical Leak at CRH

President of the Medical Association of Jamaica, MAJ, Dr. Myrton Smith says he’s concerned that the Cornwall Regional Hospital has not been able to identify the...

Colin Campbell Walks!

Colin Campbell is to step down as the Managing Director of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC. It’s understood that Mr. Campbell told the Gregory Mair led...

US Investigators Arrive to Assist Missionary Murder Probe

Investigators from the United States are now on the island, to help local police probe the murder of two American missionaries on the weekend. Randy Hentzel and Harold...

Man Arrested After Swallowing 92 Ganja Pellets

A man who swallowed 92 pellets of marijuana and then tried to catch a flight to Barbados, is facing drug charges. Police say they’ve charged 26-year-old Oneil...

Jamaica Closer to ‘Canna-Business’

Jamaica is another step closer to a legal and fully regulated ganja industry. The Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA, has now approved the regulations, just one week...