Category: Midday News

Phillips Anxious to Return Eastern St Andrew to PNP

New Chairman for the Constituency of St. Andrew Eastern, the PNP’s Venesha Phillips says she will be placing the party in a position to win the constituency seat...

Govt Debt Crippling JPS Streetlight Network

President and CEO of the Jamaica Public Service, JPS, Kelly Tomblin says the more than $4-billion debt owed by the Government is affecting the company’s ability to...

Green Encourages Greater Parental Responsibility

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green is calling on parents to play an active role in the lives of their children. The state...

Portia Out to Protect Legacy Ahead of Local Polls

PNP President Portia Simpson Miller says she will not be side tracked as she focuses on the upcoming local government election. Addressing the 78th annual constituency...

15 Hospitalized after Llandovery Crash

At least 15-persons are in hospital at this hour following another serious motor vehicle accident on the Llandovery main Road in St. Ann. Reports are that the accident...

Jamaica Passes Primary Balance & NIR Targets

Jamaica is set to pass its IMF targets for both the primary balance and Net International Reserves, NIR for the period ending June 2016. The country is expected to get...

Phillips Rips into Govt over Parish Council ‘Hostility’

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Dr. Peter Phillips is calling on the government to cease the ‘hostility’ towards the parish councils. He says this behaviour...

Campbell Calls for Clarity on Agro Parks

Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Dr. Dayton Campbell is calling on the Minister of Agriculture, Karl Samuda to respond to his State Minister JC Hutchinson’s...

Green Urges Youth to Conserve Resources

State Minister with responsibility for Youth, Floyd Green, is urging young people not to waste things like electricity and water. It’s part of his message to young...

Explosion at Chinese Coal Plant

At least 21 people were killed and five injured by an explosion at a coal-fired power plant in central China yesterday. The deaths and injuries occurred when a...