Category: Midday News

$300m Allocated to Fight Zika

The Ministry of Health has budgeted over half-a-billion dollars to combat the Zika Virus. The money will be spent to implement a series of priority programmes. The bulk...

‘Do More to Purge JCF of Corrupt Cops’ – INDECOM Boss

The Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, Terrence Williams, is calling for more institutional changes inside the Constabulary Force, to...

BOJ will ‘Carefully Manage’ NDX Payout

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips says the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ will be carefully managing the $60-billion payout scheduled for next month to bond holders who...

Samuda Gunning for Economic Independence

Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda says Jamaica should work to ensure that it’s economic well being is no longer dependent on...

Beware of ‘Water Commission’ Scammers!

The National Water Commission is warning customers to be on the lookout for scammers posing as NWC workers. It’s understood that the scammers are going to...

Third TelCo Coming Soon

Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell’s long promised third player in the local telecommunication sector could soon be a reality. Addressing yesterday’s Energy...

Bank Teller Charged with Stealing from Customers

A bank teller from St. Catherine has been charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from customers’ accounts. The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation...

Simpson-Miller Admin “Confused” in Karisma Row – Vaz

The Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, Daryl Vaz, says the lifting of the Cessation Order on sand removal from Negril, Westmoreland by the Karisma Hotel Group,...

Ombudsman Probing Notice’s Shooting

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment-Brown, says her office will be conducting an investigation into the shooting of former Spanish Town Mayor and JLP Councillor, Dr....

Jamaican Dies from Hypothermia

A Jamaican man who was working at a hotel in Jackson, Wyoming in the United States, died ;last Saturday due to hypothermia. The coroner’s office in Jackson says...