Category: Midday News

Tavares-Finson Sworn in as Senate President

Queen’s Counsel Tom Tavares Finson was officially sworn in this morning as President of the Senate in a ceremony at Gordon House. In his first address as...

‘PNP Must Return to Core Beliefs and Renew’ – Blair

The President of the PNP Youth Organization, Andrae Blair says the party must return to its fundamental beliefs in order to remain relevant. He was speaking yesterday at...

Jamaicans Take the Lead in Microcephaly Research

Jamaican scientists will be leading the way for the Caribbean in microcephaly research. The mosquito-borne Zika virus is believed to be responsible for an increase in...

Drug Busts at Both Airports

Police personnel at the Norman Manley International Airport, NMIA and the Narcotics Police in Area One seized several pounds of illegal drugs and arrested two persons,...

NWC Installing New ‘Solid State’ Meters

The National Water Commission, NWC says it will this week be installing 50,000 solid state water meters. The meters were procured as part of its Non Revenue Water or NRW...

Rowe Prepared to Stay

Financial Secretary, Devon Rowe, says he’d consider delaying his scheduled retirement at the end of the month. The CEO of the Private Sector Organization of...

Teacher Murdered in ‘Crime of Passion’

The Trelawny Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Dexter Dacres, a teacher at the St. James High School. Mr. Dexter’s decomposing...

75% of Front Line Healthcare Staff H1N1 Vaccinated

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, says approximately 75-percent of front line healthcare staff have now been vaccinated against the H1N1 virus or...

UPDATE on NCB Worker’s Murder

Police probing last week’s brutal murder of 44 year old Keritha Simone Robinson, an employee of the National Commercial Bank, say they are yet to establish a...

Logistics Hub Still on the Agenda

The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture, Karl Samuda says the JLP administration will continue with plans to establish Jamaica as a part of the global...