Category: Midday News

Shift System Gone by 2019

The Ministry of Education says the shift system will be phased out of schools by the start of the September term in 2018. The Ministry gave the commitment in a fact...

Crawford Casts Future in the PNP in Doubt

The outgoing MP for East Rural St. Andrew, Damion Crawford says he declined an invitation by the PNP to represent the party in the constituency at the next General...

Zika in Barbados

Barbados has recorded its first cases of the Zika virus. The Barbados Health Ministry says that of eight samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA for...

“Delay Pregnancy!” Health Ministry Issues Warning

The Ministry of Health is advising Jamaican women to delay pregnancy for the next six to twelve months, in light of the possible link between the Zika virus and a...

Oracabessa Residents Protest Poor Roads

Residents in Oracabessa, St. Mary this morning staged a massive protest over the poor conditions of the Hamilton Mountain Road in the parish. They mounted a massive...

Golding Questions Government Move to Scrap Jr Stock Exchange

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding is raising questions about a programme funded by the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, in support of the Junior Stock Exchange....

Holness Dismisses ‘Coffee Lies’

JLP caretaker for East Rural St. Andrew, Juliet Holness is urging supporters to counter what she says are lies being spread by PNP supporters, that coffee prices...

Daphne Holmes Lashes Burke

The former Mayor of Black River, the PNP’s Daphne Holmes, says many angry comrades in North East St. Elizabeth will stay home on election day in protest against...

Holness Hits the Road

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says he has begun another tour of the country, in a bid to fine tune his party’s machinery in preparation for a general...

Gunmen kill Westmoreland Schoolboy

The Westmoreland Police are reporting that a man who’s been on the run since June last year was shot and killed yesterday. Twenty-one-year-old Romaine Esson,...