Category: Midday News

PM Anticipating Full Lifting of US Embargo Againt Cuba

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says she’s looking forward to the lifting of the US embargo against Cuba. She made the remarks on Saturday at the 7th Summit...

Gov’t Moves to Protect Vulnerable Watersheds

The government is to spend approximately 4-million US dollars or just under 4-hundred-and-60-million Jamaican dollars to protect two of the country’s most...

J’can Extradited to the US on Lottery Scam Charges Pleads Guilty

A 28 year old Jamaican man, Damion Barrett, has pleaded guilty to committing fraud as part of an international lottery scheme. Barrett became the first Jamaican to be...

Jamaican Drug Deal Who Battered A Woman to Death; Sentenced to 26years in Britain

A Jamaican drug dealer who battered a woman to death in September last year, has been sentenced to 26 years in a British prison. The man, 48 year old Lloyd Byfield, was...

Holness to Guest Judge Magnum Kings & Queens: Twitter Sounds Off

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, will guest judge the popular dancehall TV show, Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall come next week. It is the latest in a series of...

Audio: Debt Write-offs Not the Best Solution; Grow the Economy – Obama

President Obama says debt write-offs aren’t the best solution for countries in Jamaica’s economic situation. He was responding to the question of whether the...

Tivoli Enquiry Resumes in Private: Sorting Out Sensitive Documents

Nationwide News understands that sensitive documents regarding the deadly operation of the security forces inside Tivoli Gardens in May 2010, are now being discussed at...

Over 20% of Jamaicans Are Obese – Study

Over 20-percent of Jamaicans are obese! That’s according to the latest report from the World Obesity Federation. The report uses a color coded grade for obesity...

Energy Deal with US to Give Jamaica Cheaper LNG than Benchmarked

The agreement signed yesterday between the Energy departments of the Jamaican and US governments would see Liquefied Natural Gas or LNG, being supplied to Jamaica at a...

All Eyes on Obama & Castro at Summit of the Americas

Delegations of 35 nations from North, Central and South America are gathering in Panama for what is being billed as a historic Summit of the Americas. Jamaica is being...