Category: Midday News

National CCTV System Coming Next Month

The National Security Ministry is to fully implement the national Closed Circuit Television, CCTV, system across the island, next month. The project called...

Derrick Smith to Walk from NW St Andrew Soon

Veteran Member of Parliament for North West St. Andrew, the JLP’s Derrick Smith says he will be resigning shortly. Mr. Smith made the announcement during a meeting...

Time for Quallo to Walk, says Two Retired Cops

Two retired senior policemen say Police Commissioner George Quallo should resign from the JCF’s top job. Keith “Trinity” Gardener, who served as...

Lasco Urges Govt to Begin Public Education Campaign before Sugary Drinks Tax

Chairman of the Lasco Group, Lascelles Chin, is urging the government to pursue a campaign geared at educating people on the harmful effects of sugar even from starchy...

Latest Traffic Ticket Amnesty Pulls in $150m

With only a day before the end of the government’s latest traffic ticket amnesty, Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, says it has collected $150-million. Director of...

St James MC Debates Suspension of Michael Troupe

The St. James Municipal Corporation yesterday began debate on a resolution which calls for the suspension of Councilor for the Granville Division and former Deputy Mayor...

Quallo Accepts Responsibility for Palisadoes Chaos

“I accept responsibility for the debacle!” That’s Police Commissioner, George Quallo, taking responsibility for the Palisadoes Airport fiasco which...

Public Sector Unions Upbeat about Cabinet Retreat Talks on Wages

Several trade unions are responding positively to Cabinet’s decision to discuss, in greater detail, public sector wage and fringe benefit increases, at its retreat...

Experts and MPs Express Concern about Powers Given in Data Protection Bill

Technology experts and Members of Parliament are raising concerns about the proposed Data Protection Bill and the powers to be given to head of the Data Commission....

NMIA Early Year Arrivals Down

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston has seen a decline in arrivals during the first week of the New Year....