Category: Midday News

Should Politicians Publicly Declare their Assets?

Members of civil society are again calling for politicians to publicly declare their assets and income. The call follows a news report that the Member of Parliament for...

Flippa Gets 25yrs

Reports emerging out of the United States are that high profile Jamaican DJ and convicted drug smuggler Flippa Mafia has been sentenced to 25-years in prison. The...

TVJ Barred from Rebroadcasting 18 Degrees North

Lawyers for Prime Minister Andrew Holness today secured an ex-parte injunction barring Television Jamaica from rebroadcasting the program 18 degrees North. The Order was...

2008 Relay Gold Compromised

The BBC is reporting that Usain Bolt could lose one of the three gold medals he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. This after reports that the ‘A’ sample of...

Cop Charged with Cpl Williams’ Murder

The Head of the police’s Criminal Investigation Branch, CIB, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell says the policeman implicated in the murder of Corporal Judith...

DPP Asking Court to Strike Down PNP Trafigura appeal

Lawyers involved in the Trafigura case have been summoned to appear before the Appeal Court this afternoon at 2. Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP Paula Llewelyn is...

Zika Transmitted from Oral Sex?

Scientists are raising the possibility that the Zika virus can be transmitted by oral sex, perhaps even by kissing. According to the New York Times, a letter to The New...

Over 150 to Gain Ja-UK Certification in Public Projects

More than 150 persons are to benefit from a certification programme being introduced by Jamaica and the United Kingdom. The government today signed a contract with the...

Hanna Makes Case of PNP Vice Presidency

Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann Lisa Hanna says she believes her fearless approach to leadership will benefit the party if she is elected as Vice President...

‘Sec Mgr Shoud’ve Stepped In’ – Arscott on Hanover

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government Noel Arscott says he is surprised that the secretary manager for the Hanover Parish Council sanctioned the awarding of several...