Category: Midday News

Gov’t Rejects Call from International Community to Remove Buggery Law, Legalise Same Sex Marriages

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says Jamaica is NOT in support of the removal of the buggery law or the legalization of same sex marriages, despite the repeated...

CCJ Bills Tabled in Senate

Three bills proposing to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ as Jamaica’s final appellate Court were tabled in the Senate this morning. The draft...

PICA Operations Smooth Today – Police

Head of the St. Andrew Central Police, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey says operations at the head office of the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency, PICA have...

McKenzie Appeals for Calm Following Shooting Death of 26-year-old Ricardo Medley

MP for West Kingston, Desmond McKenzie is appealing for calm following the shooting death of 26 year old Ricardo Medley. Medley of 23 Elgin Street in Denham Town, was...

Gov’t Rejects UN Call for Repeal of Death Penalty Despite De Facto Moratorium

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says at this time the Portia Simpson Miller administration is not in support of the repeal of the death penalty. [audio_mp3...

AUDIO: Samuda Rips into Hylton; Says He Lacks Cojones to Run Ministry

Opposition spokesman on Industry and Investment, Karl Samuda, has launched a broadside against portfolio Minister, Anthony Hylton, calling for him to be sacked over what...

AUDIO: Holness Calls for Privitisation of PICA

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says the government should consider privatizing the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency, PICA. He also calling on Prime Minister...

US Gov’t Sends Senior Gay Rights Activists to Jamaica

The United States government has sent two of its most senior gay rights advocates to Jamaica. They arrived yesterday and are expected to leave on Saturday. The visit...

Robinson Leads Team of Gov’t Officals on Cockpit Country Tour

State Minister in the Mining Ministry, Julian Robinson, is leading a team of government officials on a tour of a section of the Cockpit Country, where mining are alleged...

INDECOM Probes Shooting of 63-year-old St. Thomas Farmer

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM is probing Monday’s controversial police shooting of a 63 year old farmer, Alvin Allen, in the community of...