Category: Midday News

Growth Council Submits Proposals to Cabinet

The Economic Growth Council, EGC, says it has presented the Cabinet with several policy proposals to grow the local economy. A statement from the EGC says these policy...

New EU Head for Jamaica

There’s a new Head of the European Union Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Cayman Islands. She’s Malgorzata Wasilewska. In a...

Police Intensify Hunt for Kingston Gangsters

The Police are increasing their hunt this afternoon for criminals in the volatile Kingston West Division. Additional members of the security forces were sent to the...

Bus Driver Involved in Garvey Maceo Accident Arrested

The bus driver involved in the Clarendon accident where some 20 Garvey Maceo students were injured on Friday, has been arrested. Senior Superintendent from the Traffic...

New Toll Rates to be Announced Today

Users of the North South leg of Highway 2000 should know today how much they will pay to use the thoroughfare. Minister Henry says meetings regarding the toll rates have...

Cop Arrested on Drug Smuggling Charges

A District Constable attached to the Spanish Town police was arrested over the weekend after he reportedly smuggled contraband into the police lock ups. The 31 year-old...

Holness Welcomes Greater FBI Support

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness is welcoming support from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, ATF. He...

‘Clear Grooming Policy Coming Next Academic Year’ – Reid

Education Minister, Ruel Reid says by the next school year, clear policy guidelines will be established to govern hair style and grooming for both private and public...

McKenzie Pleased with Hanover PC Efforts

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says he’s pleased with steps taken by the Hanover Parish Council to implement several recommendations from a recent...

Govt to Move More Urgently on Finance Campaign Reform

Campaign finance reform may be moving up on the government’s agenda following the threat of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica to withhold campaign...