Category: Midday News

Marlon James for ‘Man Booker Prize’

Jamaican author Marlon James has made the long-list for the UK’s prestigious ‘Man Booker’ Prize for 2015. He’s the first Jamaican author to...

PM to Address Special Session of UN Security Council

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will on Thursday address the UN Security Council on peace and security threats facing Jamaica and other small island developing...

Repackage Loss-Making Entities for Divestment

Co-Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CaPRI, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the government has to do a better job in packaging the various...

Water Woes in West Rural St. Andrew

JLP Caretaker for West Rural St. Andrew, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn is calling on the National Water Commission (NWC) to urgently respond to desperate water problems facing...

Heighted Police Presence in Denham Town

There’s heightened Police presence at this hour in Denham Town, West Kingston following a third shooting incident in the community in the past 36 hours. In the...

$12.5 Million Cocaine Bust at NMIA

The Police, in tandem with personnel from the Customs Agency, yesterday made a cocaine bust at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. They seized...

Dalley Pushes Back Against CaPRI Research

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CaPRI, has criticized the Government for its slow process in reforming the public sector. In its latest paper, titled, Reforming...

New Washington Ambassador by Year End

Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator AJ Nicholson says a replacement for Professor Stephen Vasciannie as Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, should be named...

11 Muslimeen Members Face Courts in Seetahal Investigation

Eleven members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen in Trinidad and Tobago, yesterday appeared in court to answer various charges in relation to the murder of attorney and...

Bird Flu Worries

Veterinary officials in the Caribbean and members of the regional poultry sector are on high alert to prevent the introduction and spread of the Highly Pathogenic Avian...