Category: Midday News

Changes to IMF Programme Now Possible

The IMF’s resident representative to Jamaica, Dr. Bert Van Selm, says the Petrocaribe debt buyback is so significant, that it may spark changes to the...

Misplaced Priorities Hurting Agriculture – JLP

The country’s agriculture sector is suffering because of the misplaced priorities of the portfolio Ministry. That’s according to the Opposition Spokesman on...

JCF Gets 10 Vehicles from TEF

The Jamaica Constabulary Force today received 10 new motor vehicles from the Tourism Enhancement Fund, TEF. The vehicles, valued at $45-Million, were handed over at a...

OCG Raids NSWMA

Story by Chevon Campbell and Abka-Fitz Henley Nationwide News understands that the Office of the Contractor General, OCG, has launched an investigation into the issuance...

INDECOM Calls for CCTV In Prisons

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM says its awaiting the results of a post mortem on the body of Marlon Cherrington, also called Kemar Anderson, in...

Manhunt Launched for Suspects in Constable Barett’s Murder

The Police say they’ve launched a manhunt for the three suspects, wanted for the murder of Constable Lynden Barrett. This after they failed to turn themselves in...

Robinson Recovering After Bicycle Crash

The MP for South East St. Andrew, Julian Robinson is recovering at home after suffering injuries in a bicycle crash on Saturday. It’s understood that Mr. Robinson,...

ECJ Clarifies Position on Dual Election

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ, Dorothy Pine-Mclarty, says the holding of local government and general elections on the same day, will not...

J’can Jailed for Blackmailing Clergyman

A Jamaican man is among two persons who’ve been jailed for their roles in blackmailing a church leader in the English city of Bristol. In a twisted tale, the man,...

Antigua & Barbuda Facing Historic Drought

Antigua and Barbuda have just recorded the driest 24 month period in the country’s history. A leading local Climatologist says an analysis of data has shown that...