Category: Midday News

Unrest Brewing at Moneymusk?

Unrest may be brewing among sugar workers at the Moneymusk and Frome estates whose positions were recently made redundant. Some 385 workers employed by Pan Caribbean...

‘List Govt Enterprises on Stock Exchange’ – Holness

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, is calling for several state owned enterprises to be listed on the Jamaica Stock exchange as a means of promoting transparency and...

#Snowmageddon Grounds Flights to the USA

The Management of the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James is advising passengers that flights to the east coast of the United States may be delayed...

JSIF Denies Committing $30m to Port Maria Market

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF says it has not committed $30-million to the renovation of the Port Maria Market contrary to suggestions made by the Councilor...

Time for Unemployment Insurance?

Chairman of the Labour Market Reform Commission, Dr. Marshall Hall, is calling for the establishment of an unemployment insurance facility. Speaking today at a forum on...

Large Ammo Find

Three firearms and 270 rounds of ammunition were seized on Wednesday by police at the intersection of Spanish Town Road and Hagley Park Road in St. Andrew. Reports are...

LGBT Jamaicans Want Out

A new report suggests that 74-percent of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender, LGBT Jamaicans, have considered leaving the country due to concerns over their sexual...

Jamaica Not Prepared for ZikV – Nurses Association

President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Janet Farr, says she does not believe Jamaica’s health sector is adequately prepared for an outbreak of the...

Three Held in Connection with 10yr old’s Murder

The Clarendon Police say they have taken three people into custody in connection with the murder of 10-year-old Juvea Cooper in Portland Cottage in the parish. Juvea was...

LGBT Issues not High on Education Agenda

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says matters concerning the well being of students who identify with the LGBT community, are not high on his Ministry’s agenda...