Category: Midday News

Dalley Issues Zika Warning

Health Minister Horace Dalley is warning that the Zika virus is likely to reach Jamaica. The mosquito borne virus has already been confirmed in the Caribbean. Minister...

Jamaicans Prominent in Misick Trial

Five Jamaican legal professionals are involved in the corruption trial now underway in the Turks and Caicos Islands, which prosecutors say is the biggest in the history...

Ex-Cop Wanted in Prison Escape Probe

The St. James Police are appealing to a former member of the Island Special Constabulary Force, Ithream Shurriah, to turn himself in for questioning, in connection with...

Jamaican Fighting Deportation in Virginia

A man who moved to the United States from Jamaica 43 years ago appeared in a court in West Virginia yesterday, as he bids to block his deportation. The man, 52 year old...

JGRA President Blasts Rubis

President of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association, Leonard Green, is accusing the multinational oil marketing company RUBIS Energy of trying to force local dealers...

Anticipating Record Winter Arrivals

Director of Tourism, Paul Pennicook says the country is on track to welcome more than the 3.5-million stop over visitors, who vacationed in the island last calendar...

Ombudsman Concerned about Continued Violations

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, remains concerned about the continued violation of the political Code of Conduct, through the posting of flags in public...

Crime in South St Catherine Down

The St. Catherine South police are reporting a reduction in major crimes this year, when compared to the first 11 months last year. That’s according to Deputy...

Respectability via Land Titles

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips says the PNP administration is on a mission to make Jamaicans feel like respectable citizens in the country, by giving them access...

‘Dollar Devaluation a Catch 22’ – Seaga

The President of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, JMA, Metry Seaga, is describing the continuing depreciation of Jamaica’s Currency as a Catch 22 situation....