Category: Midday News

Portia Defends her Reputation

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, says she’ll defend her reputation against any slur or offensive utterance. The Prime Minister made the statement last night...

‘PNP Should Re-Think Debate Snub’ – Munroe

Executive Director of National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe, is calling on the PNP to reconsider its decision not to participate in the leadership...

SLB to Charge Interest on Reducing Balance

All beneficiaries of the Student Loan Bureau will be charged interest on the reducing balance method as of April 1. That’s according to Education Minister, Ronald...

No New Zika Cases

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, says there are no new cases of the Zika virus froim the batch of samples sent for testing recently at the Caribbean...

JUTC Launches Free WiFi

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC this morning launched free WIFI services on two of its buses. This morning’s launch is part of a pilot project which will...

Record Tourist Arrivals from Ireland & UK

The Jamaica Tourist Board, JTB, says the tourists from the UK and Ireland who vacationed on the island between January and December last year, surpassed the 200,000 mark...

JLP to Release Poll Findings

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says the JLP will shortly be releasing its own poll findings. According to Mr. Holness, those polls will show a swing in support towards...

JSE Boss Pleads for Jr. Exchange

General Manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Marlene Forrest-Street, is again calling on the government to maintain the existing benefits afforded to companies listed...

Candidates Sign Code of Conduct

Candidates from both major political parties this morning signed the political code of conduct. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addressed the signing ceremony, held...

UWI Staff Set for Pay Bump

Some staff members at the University of the West Indies, UWI, are expected to receive increased salaries in the February pay cycle. The increase was expected in January,...