Category: Midday News

Robinson Aiming to Use Secretariat to Restore PNP Confidence

PNP Deputy General Secretary Julian Robinson says it’s important for the party to establish internal processes to restore confidence in the integrity of its...

Tourism Minister Expecting Strong Cruise Ship Performance

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, is anticipating strong cruise ship arrival numbers this season. Minister Bartlett is attributing this to the 6,000 expected passengers...

Media Fraternity Mourns Loss of Ingrid Brown

The local media fraternity has lost another astute professional. Associate Editor at the Jamaica Observer, Ingrid Brown, died last night. She had been ill for several...

Appleton Factory to Re-Open January 2017

The Appleton Sugar factory in St. Elizabeth is scheduled to resume operations in January of next year. Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda made the announcement in a...

Stoning Incidents costing JUTC $850k per Windscreen

It is costing the state-owned bus company, Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) $850,000 each time it’s forced to repair windscreens broken in stoning incidents....

300 More Cops Needed to Fight Mobay Crime Wave – MP Chang

At least 300 additional police personnel are needed to deal with the current crime wave in Montego Bay, St James. This was revealed by the Member of Parliament for North...

Mom and Baby Perish in Hanover Crash

A car crash claimed the lives of a woman and her child. Acting Senior Superintendent, Courtney Coubrie, of the JCF Traffic and High Way Division says the two were...

JCF Gets 3,500 More Non-Lethal Weapon Kits from US Govt

Police Commissioner, Dr Carl Williams, is describing the use of less lethal weapons by members of the Constabulary Force as a game changer in local policing. [audio_mp3...

Large Drug Seizure off St Ann Coast

Narcotics police seized a boat with over 1,700 pounds of ganja off the coast of Draxhall, in St. Ann yesterday. Reports are that about 10 yesterday morning, the...

Accused Bank Fraudster in Custody

The alleged mastermind behind a multi-million dollar fraud plaguing banks across the island is now in police custody. He is 23-year-old Andre Beckford, who was brought...