Category: Midday News

Appleton Factory to Re-Open January 2017

The Appleton Sugar factory in St. Elizabeth is scheduled to resume operations in January of next year. Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda made the announcement in a...

Stoning Incidents costing JUTC $850k per Windscreen

It is costing the state-owned bus company, Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) $850,000 each time it’s forced to repair windscreens broken in stoning incidents....

300 More Cops Needed to Fight Mobay Crime Wave – MP Chang

At least 300 additional police personnel are needed to deal with the current crime wave in Montego Bay, St James. This was revealed by the Member of Parliament for North...

Mom and Baby Perish in Hanover Crash

A car crash claimed the lives of a woman and her child. Acting Senior Superintendent, Courtney Coubrie, of the JCF Traffic and High Way Division says the two were...

JCF Gets 3,500 More Non-Lethal Weapon Kits from US Govt

Police Commissioner, Dr Carl Williams, is describing the use of less lethal weapons by members of the Constabulary Force as a game changer in local policing. [audio_mp3...

Large Drug Seizure off St Ann Coast

Narcotics police seized a boat with over 1,700 pounds of ganja off the coast of Draxhall, in St. Ann yesterday. Reports are that about 10 yesterday morning, the...

Accused Bank Fraudster in Custody

The alleged mastermind behind a multi-million dollar fraud plaguing banks across the island is now in police custody. He is 23-year-old Andre Beckford, who was brought...

STGC Considering Dominic James Foundation

The Ministry of Health says it will be leading discussions with other stakeholders to develop guidelines for medical coverage at sporting events. The announcement...

Rita Marley Hospitalized

Nationwide News understands that the widow of Reggae Legend, Bob Marley, Rita Marley, is in a Miami hospital this afternoon in serious condition. Mrs. Marley,...

Govt Still Struggling to Remove Dead from Voters’ List

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ, is again moving to explain the difficulty with removing the names of dead persons from the voter’s list. The number of...