Category: Midday News

ODPEM Expecting Active Hurricane Season

Deputy Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, Richard Thompson says the agency anticipates an active hurricane season...

Phillips in DC for Global Leadership Forum

Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips is in the US Capital Washington DC to participate in the Global Leadership Forum from Wednesday, June 1 to...

Driver Slapped with 5 Counts of Manslaughter

The man who was allegedly driving a bus which crashed in St Ann last week and killed five persons has been charged with five counts of manslaughter. Head of the Police...

Still No Motive in HWT Double Murder

The Police are reporting that they are yet to establish a motive for Monday night’s murder of two business owners in Half Way Tree St. Andrew. Police say at around...

Kellier Lashes ‘Power-Hungry’ PNP

Vice President of the People’s National Party, PNP, Derrick Kellier, is strongly criticizing his party for their loss in the February 2016 general election. Mr....

Phillips Calls for Investigation into Oceana Sale

Former Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says he’s asked the Auditor General to investigate the sale of the Oceana Hotel in Downtown Kingston. [audio_mp3...

Ganja Licences a Step Closer

The regulations governing Jamaica’s legal marijuana industry are expected to be published online tomorrow. Chairwoman of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA,...

TAJ Clamps Down on Delinquents

Communications Officer at Tax Administration Jamaica, Leighton Beckles, says the company has recovered nearly $8-million from delinquent tax payers. [audio_mp3...

TD Bonnie No Threat to Jamaica

The Met Service is reporting that Tropical Depression Bonnie is not a threat to Jamaica and is moving along the coastline near Charleston, South Carolina. At four this...

Thompson Heads Met Service

Veteran weather forecaster, Evan Thompson, has been appointed the new Director of the National Meteorological Service. Mr. Thompson has more than 27 years of experience...