Category: Midday News

Lloyd Goodleigh is Dead

The President of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, Lloyd Goodleigh, is dead. Mr. Goodleigh died this morning at the Andrews Memorial Hospital, where he...

Spanish Town Hospital Closes Operating Theatre for Repairs

The operating theatre at the Spanish Town Hospital in St. Catherine has been closed to facilitate urgent repairs. A release from the Southern Regional Health Authority,...

Kingston Declared Creative City by UNESCO

The Mayor of Kingston, Senator Angela Brown Burke, has announced that her city has been declared a Creative City by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

‘Remove Business Bureaucracy’ – Mahfood

President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, William Mahfood has reiterated his call for the private sector to push for the removal of bureaucracy from the...

7% of Caribbean Unemployed

The International Labour Organisation, ILO, says 1.7-million people or just under 7-percent of the Caribbean and Latin American workforce, joined the ranks of the...

Big Plans for Montego Bay

The Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, says the PNP administration has big plans to develop Montego Bay. He was speaking last evening at a...

‘Protect Yourselves from Zika!’ – Dalley

Health Minister, Horace Dalley is calling on Jamaicans to take the necessary steps to protect themselves from the Zika virus, amid a heightened response by authorities...

Sav-La-Mar Hospital Closes Operating Theatres

The operating theatres at the Savanna-la-Mar General Hospital in Westmoreland have been closed with immediate effect. This to facilitate urgent repairs to the air...

Jamaican Ecstasy Smuggler Nabbed

A 37 year old Jamaican man, Carlos McKenzie has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for smuggling ecstasy from Canada to sell in Rochester, New York. McKenzie, also...

Education Ministry Investigates Fondling Controversy

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says his Ministry will be investigating a report published in today’s Jamaica Observer newspaper, in which the Principal of a...