Category: Midday News

Prepare for Microcephaly!

Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton, is warning Jamaicans to prepare for the symptoms of microcephaly. Dr. Tufton says it will soon be nine months since the first...

Cop Charged with Fraud offered Bail

Detective Sergeant Mark Gordon, who’s accused of conspiracy to defraud the Ministry of National Security of more than $600,000, has been offered bail. Sergeant...

‘Hurricane Drainage to Cost Half-a-Billion’ – NWA

Communications Manager at the National Works Agency, NWA, Stephen Shaw says drain cleaning for this hurricane season will cost approximately half-a-billion dollars....

Former RADA Boss to Sue

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority RADA, Lenworth Fulton, is planning to sue the agency for breach of contract. Mr....

‘Prepare for a Powerful Earthquake’ – UWI Lecturer

A Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of West Indies, Dr. Victor Douse, says there’s a strong possibility that a very big earthquake could hit...

Holness Moves to Take Legal Action Against ’18 Degrees North’

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is rejecting allegations contained in the television programme 18 Degrees North which was aired on Television Jamaica last night. Mr....

‘Put Income Tax Savings to Good Use’ – Holness to Businesses

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is renewing his call for Jamaicans to make wise business decisions with savings accrued from the Government’s removal of income tax...

ODPEM Expecting Active Hurricane Season

Deputy Director General of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, Richard Thompson says the agency anticipates an active hurricane season...

Phillips in DC for Global Leadership Forum

Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips is in the US Capital Washington DC to participate in the Global Leadership Forum from Wednesday, June 1 to...

Driver Slapped with 5 Counts of Manslaughter

The man who was allegedly driving a bus which crashed in St Ann last week and killed five persons has been charged with five counts of manslaughter. Head of the Police...