Category: Midday News

Has Zika been Transmitted Locally?

The Texas Department of State Health Services is denying reports that a Jamaican child who recently tested positive for the Zika virus, likely caught the disease in...

JLP Ready to Win Seats from PNP?

Campaign Director for the Opposition JLP, Mike Henry says a declaration by the PNP that it will retain its current 42 seats and take five new seats, is meant to give a...

Bus Fires Plague JUTC

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC is reporting that they’ve been experiencing a series of fires on a some of its buses. Media specialist at the JUTC,...

Vaz Blasts Govt over Zika Preparations

West Portland MP, the JLP’s Daryl Vaz, is accusing the government of attempting to deceive Jamaicans about the country’s state of preparedness for the feared...

Govt Will Meet All NDX Obligations

Minister of Finance, Dr. Peter Phillips, says Jamaica will meet all it’s upcoming obligations under the National Debt Exchange, NDX and the International Monetary...

Health Minister to Address Nation on Zika Today

Minister of Health, Horace Dalley is to brief the nation today on the country’s readiness for the mosquito-borne ZIka- Virus in light of Jamaica confirming its...

Greg Christie calls for Updates on Corruption Cases

Former Contractor General Greg Christie says it’s important that the people of Jamaica be updated on the state of three crucial corruption-related issues. Writing...

Holness to Prioritize Water if Elected

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says the next JLP administration will make it a priority to solve the country’s water woes. Speaking at a JLP public meeting in...

State Dpt Promises TPP Won’t Hurt Jamaica

Deputy Assistant Secretary in charge of Central America and the Caribbean at the US State Department, Juan Gonzalez, says the controversial new trade agreement being...

Four Million Could Get Zika in the Americas

The Director General of the World Health Organisation, Dr. Margaret Chan, says three to four million people could be infected with Zika in the Americas this year....