Category: Midday News

‘Engage Dominican Republic with Diplomacy’ – Bartlett

Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ed Bartlett, is urging CARICOM to leverage its diplomatic clout as it engages the Dominican Republic about the...

Worst Drought in 5-years

The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean, prompting officials around the region to brace for a bone dry summer. From Puerto Rico to Cuba to the...

Gov’t Beefing Up Cyber Security

The government says its taking urgent steps to ensure the security of public sector websites. The declaration comes in light of Monday night’s cyber attack on the...

UPDATE: Cabinet Cuts Ties With Krauck Group

Cabinet has announced that it’s no longer in discussions with Krauck Group, one of the two entities that had proposed a 5-billion US-dollar investment in...

Darren Powell’s Assets Frozen

The Supreme Court has ordered that the assets of prominent businessman and PNP Caretaker for North West St. Elizabeth, Darren Powell, be frozen. Powell is a former West...

AUDIO: Mortars Were Used – Major General Saunders

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Stewart Saunders has admitted to the use of mortars in the May, 2010 operation to capture Coke. He’s testified that the...

AUDIO: Coke was Tipped off – Major General Saunders

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Stewart Saunders, says Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, became aware of a request for his extradition in August, 2009 within...

Information Minister Orders Management Audit at PBCJ

Information Minister Senator Sandrea Falconer has ordered a management audit into the operations at the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica, PBCJ. On Friday...

Reduction in Primary Surplus Will Increase Debt – IMF Rep

Jamaica will again be running a fiscal deficit, if it reduces the primary surplus target under the four year Extended Fund Facility Programme with the IMF. That’s...

Tivoli Committee could get Boot – Simmons

The standing granted to the Tivoli Committee which allows it to participate in proceedings at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, could be revoked if it...