Category: Midday News

Petrocaribe Savings Can Promote Jamaica

Opposition Spokesman on Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda, is urging the government to use some of the savings from the Petrocaribe debt buyback, to promote Jamaica...

Number Portability Update

14,709 telephone numbers have been ported as at July 31! That’s according to data from State Minister in the Technology Minister, Julian Robinson. Number...

No Growth Until Reparations – Mike Henry

Opposition Spokesman on Transport, Mike Henry, says sustainable growth will not return to the Jamaican economy until the country gets reparations for slavery from the...

‘Criminals Behaving As If In Jamaica’ – St. Lucia Police Chief

The Acting Police Commissioner in St. Lucia, Errol Alexander, says criminals in the tiny Caribbean island are behaving as if they are in Jamaica!! St. Lucia recorded a...

Regional Ministers Against Banning VoIP Apps

Telecoms ministers across the region have indicated they’ll not be persuaded by telecommunications providers to ban services such as Skype, Viber and other...

Finally Privatizing Riverton

Local Government Minister, Noel Arscott, says he’s confident the privatization of the Riverton City Dump in St. Andrew will be complete by 2017. Speaking recently...

INDECOM Death Threats

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says members of its team have received death threats, because of their work. Assistant Commissioner of INDECOM,...

Jamaican Fraudster Nabbed in FL

A 20-year old Jamaican man who’s in the United States illegally, has been captured on video trying to conceal his identity, by biting the skin off his fingers. The...

Injured Cop Hospitalized

A policeman is now in hospital nursing gunshot wounds, after he was wounded during an incident in St. Catherine early this morning. The incident occurred in the Horizon...

Escapee Captured

The Negril Police say they’ve recaptured one of the nine men who escaped from the Savanna-La-Mar lock-up in Westmoreland in June. He is 26-year-old Junior James,...