Category: Midday News

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...

Derrick Smith in Charge of Govt as Holness of to Rio

Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Derrick Smith, is now in charge of the Government as Prime Minister Andrew Holness is en route to Rio De...

Phillips Rues ‘Irresponsible’ Comrades

East Central St. Andrew Member of Parliament and former PNP Campaign Director, Dr. Peter Phillips, says he’s disappointed that a number of comrades acted...

Screen Zika Newborns for Arthrogryposis

All newborns born to women infected with the Zika Virus should now be screened for bone and muscle problems. That’s the conclusion from Chief Medical Officer, Dr....

No Summer Holiday Entitlement for Local Govt

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says local authorities are not entitled to a summer recess. Mr. McKenzie was responding to a letter from the Association of...