Category: Midday News

Teachers Continue Protesting over Wage Negotiations

Over 20 teachers at the St. Aloysius Primary School on Duke Street in Kingston, today vented their frustration at the slow pace of wage negotiations with the government,...

Nelson Accepts Job from Simpson Miller Administration After Announcing Retirement From Politics

Nationwide News understands that former National Security Minister, Dwight Nelson, has accepted a position as a consultant at the Ministry of Labour by the Simpson...

Watson wasn’t PM’s Advisor! – OPM

The Office of the Prime Minister has described as erroneous, a report which claims that a Jamaican-born woman who’s facing 20 fraud related charges, was at one...

Snipers Fired at the Police During the 2010 Operation – Rose

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Leon Rose, this morning testified at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry that members of the Mobile Reserve Unit came under fire...

PM A No-show at Launch of Island-wide Campaign Against Child Abuse

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller was a no-show at yesterday’s scheduled launch of the Youth Ministry’s island-wide campaign against child abuse. The...

Alleged American Child Molester Arrested After Hiding Out in Jamaica

An American man who fled the United States after being indicted on sexual assault charges and who attempted to hide-out in Jamaica earlier this week, is now behind bars...

Bustamante High School Teacher Murdered

The Bustamante High School family in Clarendon is mourning last night’s murder of 41 year old teacher, Enoch Bailey, Mr. Bailey taught electrical engineering at...

Sgt Wilson Re-elected Police Federation Chair

Sergeant Raymond Wilson has been re-elected as Chairman of the Police Federation. Last evening, delegates of the Police Union extended Sergeant Wilson’s mandate to...

Police Hunts Gunman Responsible for St. Elizabeth Quadruple Murder

The Police are at this hour searching for gunmen who murdered four senior citizens last night in the tranquil rural district of Claremont in North West Elizabeth . The...

Breadbasket Drying Up!

JLP Caretaker for South West St. Elizabeth, Floyd Green, is calling for urgent attention to be paid to the plight of the farmers in the constituency. Mr. Green says the...