Category: Midday News

Reviving Jamaica’s Dairy Industry

Four entities have formed a partnership to promote the consumption of locally produced milk and revive the country’s ailing dairy industry. The four are CB...

Economy Registers 0.6% Growth in Q4 2015

The Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ says the economy grew by zero-point-6 percent for the October to December quarter in 2015. This is relative to the corresponding...

Holness Tax Plan to Cost $10.7bn?

Nationwide News understands that technocrats at the Ministry of Finance have calculated that the cost to implement the incoming JLP administration’s income tax...

Misick Wants Back into TCI Politics

The disgraced former Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, TCI, Michael Misick, is looking to return to politics in his homeland. Misick and several other government...

List of Winning Candidates Delivered to GG

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, Dorothy Pine McLarty says the list of winning candidates from last Thursday’s elections were today sent to...

EOJ Official Count Continues; Favouring JLP

Director of Elections, Orrette Fisher says his office has completed the recounting of ballots in 62 of the 63 constituencies contested in last Thursday’s general...

Governance on a Tightrope?

Constitutional lawyer, Dr. Lloyd Barnett says the JLP may have a difficult time governing because of its very slim majority in parliament. [audio_mp3...

Davies Falls Ill

The MP for South St. Andrew, Dr. Omar Davies is now receiving treatment at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Dr. Davies was rushed to the hospital’s...

PAJ Alarmed at Threats to NNN Reporter

The Press Association of Jamaica, PAJ, says it’s alarmed at reports that Nationwide News Senior Reporter, Abka Fitz-Henley, has been forced to take safety...

Majority of Jamaicans Stayed Away

Less than half of the country’s registered voters turned out at the polls for yesterday’s election. Voter turnout was only 47.7 percent, the lowest in...