Category: Midday News

Fire Causes $75 million Damage at Mobay Shoes Market

A fire which started in the wee hours of this morning has destroyed a large section of the Shoes Market on South Street in Montego Bay, St. James. The St. James Fire...

Holness Wants Nation’s Youth To Be More Productive

Opposition leader, Andrew Holness says he intends to establish two programmes to make the nation’s youth more productive, if he’s returned to office in the...

WIGUT Launches Online Petition to Have IMF Relax Ja’s Loan Agreement

The West Indies Group of University Teachers, WIGUT, is petitioning the IMF to change some of the terms of Jamaica’s economic programme. The petition is aimed at...

Holness Calls for Comprehensive Campaign to Privatise State Assets

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says the Jamaican public sector is in desperate need of a comprehensive, sustained campaign of privatisation. Responding to...

Clifton Primary Was Informed of Closure – Thwaites

The Ministry of Education is denying reports that administrators at the Clifton Primary School in East Rural St. Andrew, were unaware that the institution was to be...

Copper Theft at Crisis Levels – LIME

Telecommunications provider LIME says the rate of copper theft from the company’s operations, is at crisis levels. Head of Customer Experience at LIME, Ronnie...

Bakr Released

The leader of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen, Yasin Abu Bakr, who was detained by police in Trinidad on Monday for questioning, concerning the murder of attorney, Senator Dana...

No Proof of ‘Coordinated Attack’ – Smith

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith says he does not believe the recent killings of Police Constable, Lynden Barrett and Woman Constable, Crystal...

Violence Forces Denham Town Health Centre Closure

The Denham Town Health Centre has been temporarily closed due to what the Health Ministry says is the violence affecting the community. Chairman of the Southeast...

PTA Concerned About School Closures

The National Parent Teachers’ Association, NPTAJ, says it should have been consulted by the Ministry about the decision to close 18 primary schools across the...