Category: Midday News

Portia Says NO to T&T Boycott

Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller says the Andrew-Holness led Government should seek a meeting with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to ease tensions between...

Belize-Guatemala Tensions De-Escalating

Belizean Prime Minister Dean Barrow says Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has agreed to de-escalate tensions along the border between the countries. Last Thursday,...

Two Holmwood Students Arrested Following Stabbing

Two students at the Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester have been charged with attempted murder today, after stabbing another student who remains in critical...

National PTA Happy With Auxiliary Fee Policy; Principals Wary

The National Parent Teacher’s Association of Jamaica, NPTAJ has welcomed the announcement of plans by the Education Ministry to remove auxiliary fees from...

Petroleum Workers Serve Notice of Industrial Action

The Petroleum Workers Association, PWA, has given Petrojam 72 hours notice of industrial action. Workers are restive over the pace of negotiations concerning wage and...

Bolt Named among Time Magazine 100 Most Influential

Time magazine has named Usain Bolt as one of its 100 most influential people in the world. The Jamaican has been named among world leaders, activists, artists and...

Tensions High between Belize & Guatemala

Tensions between Belize and Guatemala are at an all time high this afternoon, as some 3,000 Guatemalan troops are reportedly on their way to the Belizean border and...

Govt & Opposition at Odds over Cost of Removing Auxiliary Fees

Opposition Spokesman on Education, Ronald Thwaites, is coming out against the Government’s move to abolish auxiliary fees for high schools. Education Minister Ruel...

Holmwood Student Battling for Life after Schoolyard Stabbing

A student from Holmwood Technical High School in Manchester is hanging on to life this afternoon, after being stabbed by another student. Head of the Manchester Police,...

North-South Toll Discount Extended

Motorists will have another month to use the North/South leg of Highway 2000 at the 25-percent discounted rate. The discount was to expire tomorrow, April 22. But in a...