Category: Midday News

Privy Council Rules Against GorStew in ATL Pension Fund Case

The UK-based judicial committee of the Privy Council has rejected a landmark application filed by lawyers for Gorstew Limited which is owned by hotel mogul, Gordon Butch...

Police Probing Old Harbour Rd ATM Break-In

The St. Catherine North Police are conducting investigations into a break-in at an Automated Teller Machine, ATM on Old Harbour Road, in the parish early this morning....

Tower St Prisoners Become Restive after Sick Inmate Ignored

Prisoners are this afternoon restive at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Facility previously known as the General Penitentiary in Kingston. Nationwide News...

Parliament Extends Deadline for Data Protection Bill Submissions

Parliament has extended the time period for submissions from the public on the Data Protection Bill. Submissions will now be accepted up to Wednesday, January 17. The...

First Batch Departs for Farm Work Programme

Forty-three new persons are among the first batch of 300 farm workers who will take up employment opportunities this year under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers’...

Labour Ministry Calls Emergency Meeting with NHT Workers

The Ministry of Labour has called an emergency conciliation meeting between the management of the National Housing Trust, NHT, and the union representing its staff....

Ganja Growers Seek Meeting with PM to Build US Links

The Ganga Growers and Producers Association, GGPA, says it’s to meet with Prime Minister Andrew Holness this month to discuss policies that can make US-based...

Flash Flood Warning Remains in Effect

A flash flood warning is still in effect for low-lying and flood-prone areas in Trelawny, St. Ann, St. Mary and Portland. While a flash flood watch is still in effect...

Senator Skeffery Appointed ECJ Commissioner

Opposition Senator, Wentworth Skeffery has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, ECJ. His appointment became effective on January 1. A...

Restive NHT Workers Stage Sick-Out

Workers at the National Housing Trust, the NHT are restive at this hour. Several reportedly called in sick today as a dispute between the union representing some...