Category: Midday News

Teen Commits Suicide After Being Scolded about Grades

A teenager is believed to have committed suicide last night, by shooting himself in the head after being scolded about his academic performance. Fourteen year old JQuan...

Body of 3yr old Found on Dump-Up Beach

The body of a four year old girl was found this morning in the waters near the popular Dump-Up Beach in Montego Bay, St. James. Head of the St. James Police, Senior...

Cop Stable After Robbery Shooting

A police officer who was yesterday shot multiple times in an apparent robbery in Vineyard Town, Kingston is now stable and under observation in hospital. That’s...

Big Money Destroying PNP – Phillips

Councilor the Papine Division, the PNP’s Venesha Phillips, says the use of money in politics has destroyed what the People’s National Party has been trying...

Gov’t to Appoint Productivity Czar

Labour Minister Shahine Robinson says the government is interested in appointing a Productivity Czar to help with the growth agenda. Mrs. Robinson was speaking this...

Transport Authority Working to Cut PPV Backlog

The board of the Transport Authority is to meet today to consider new measures to reduce the backlog in the issuing of road licences for public passenger vehicles, PPV....

CXC Exams to Kick off Next Week

Some 84,000 candidates are registered to sit this year’s CXC exams, which begin next Monday. The examinations include the Caribbean Secondary Education...

BEWARE of ‘BOJ Scam’

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, says unscrupulous persons pretending to be their representatives are trying to scam the public. In a statement on its website, the central bank...

Holness Wants Greater Partnership to Stem Tide of Crime

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on Jamaicans involved in crime to choose a different path. Mr. Holness was addressing the JLP’s Area Council Four meeting...

Investigations in MoBay Triple Murder Progressing

Head of the St. James Police, Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor, says investigators have made inroads into Friday’s triple murder. The dead men have been...