Category: Midday News

Cuban Manufacturing to Assist Local Agriculture

The Government says it will be acquiring equipment from Cuba to strengthen the agricultural sector. Minister without Portfolio in the Agriculture Ministry J.C Hutchinson...

Green Calls on MSMEs to Help Reduce Youth Unemployment

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green wants Small and Medium Sized businesses to do more in facilitating the placement of...

Three Perish in Church St Fire

Three people died during a massive fire on Church Street in Downtown Kingston last night. Public Relations Officer for the Fire Department, Emilio Ebanks, says they...

INDECOM Probes Killing of Man who Disarmed Cop

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has launched a probe into this morning’s fatal shooting of a man at the Olympic Gardens Police Station in...

Shaw & Williams Return from IMF HQ

Finance Minister Audley Shaw and his State Minister Fayval Williams are back in Jamaica, after a series of meetings with multilateral lenders in Washington DC. Shaw,...

‘Confidence High Won’t Last’ – Chung

CEO of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, Dennis Chung, says he doesn’t believe the recent surge in business and consumer confidence will last. A...

Uncertainty Surrounds Colin Campbell’s JUTC Future

The future of Colin Campbell as Managing Director of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, is uncertain. Nationwide News understands that Mr. Campbell is to meet with...

Accused Money Launderer Appears in Court

A United States national will appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court today to answer money laundering charges. This, after being arrested by detectives...

Health Sector to get $1.32bn Boost

The government plans to spend some $1.32-billion in the health sector under the Health Services Improvement Project. The project is aimed at enhancing service delivery...

Accused Ponzi Schemer Hammering out Plea Deal

Accused ponzi schemer Mark Jones is reportedly negotiating a plea bargain with US authorities. Jones is accused of telling investors in the US that their monies would be...