Category: Midday News

Tribunal to Decide $1Bn JPS Refund

The Electricity Appeal Tribunal will decide in September whether the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, should refund its customers almost $1-billion. In February, the...

River Bank Relocation Impractical Now – McKenzie

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Desmond McKenzie, says while he welcomes the government’s plan to relocate those persons who live near river banks, such...

Teachers to Decide Whether to Accept New Wage Offer

The island’s teachers will decide later this month, whether to accept the government’s improved offer of a 7-percent wage increase. The government made the...

Miller’s No-case Submission Denied

The Court has ruled that prominent clergyman, the Reverend Merrick Al Miller does have a case to answer in his corruption trial. Reverend Miller is accused of perverting...

D’Aguilar Tight-lipped on Why Carol Dacosta No Longer Represents Tivoli

Chairman of the Tivoli Committee Lloyd D’Aguilar is refusing to reveal what triggered the decision of the attorney for the Tivoli Committee, Carol Dacosta, to...

D’Aguilar Wants to Know What Happened to a UNDP $US300,000 Grant to Help Tivoli Residents

Chairman of the Tivoli Committee Lloyd D’Aguilar has written to the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, seeking clarity on a 3-hundred thousand US or...

Montague Blasts Petrojam for Increasing Oil Prices

Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Senator Robert Montague, is criticizing the move by the state owned oil refinery Petrojam, to increase the price of gasoline on the local...

FSC Urges Investors Not to Do Business with International Financial Services Limited

The Financial Services Commission, FSC, is warning investors not to engage in solicitation offers from the International Financial Services Limited or IFS. This, as the...

STUDY: Ja have the highest airport fees and taxes in the Caribbean

Jamaica’s airport taxes and fees are the highest in the region. That’s according to a new study entitled, ‘Making Air Transport Work Better For The...

Police, Gunman Hospitalized Following Shooting Incident

A Policeman and a gunman are in hospital this afternoon nursing gunshot wounds following a shooting incident in Papine, St. Andrew. Reports are that the off-duty...