Category: Midday News

East Kgn MP Calls for Return of Police to Permanent Post, Amid Turf War

East Kingston Member of Parliament, Phillip Paulwell, is calling for police to be returned to what’s supposed to be a permanent police post between the warring...

Transport Ministry Launching ‘Open Route’ Pilot Project

Transport Minister Robert Montague will be launching the public transport liberalization pilot project next Monday, September 10. The pilot will allow for the opening of...

PSTEB Considering More Changes to Manage Mandela Traffic Flow

Commanding Officer of the Constabulary’s Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, PSTEB, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen, says the authorities are thinking...

Govt to Open Two ‘Time-Out’ Facilities in September

The Ministry of Education will be opening two “timeout” facilities this month, to help students with psycho-social challenges. Director for Education...

Constant Spring Rd Expansion Hurting Businesses

Business operators along Constant Spring Road in St. Andrew, are complaining of significant reductions in their profit margins due to the ongoing roadworks along the...

Reid Confident Traffic Management Strategies will Continue into School Year

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, is expressing confidence that traffic management strategies which were rolled out in the Corporate Area to accommodate the beginning of...

Trelawny Man Dies of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a man in Trelawny died from what’s suspected to be dengue hemorrhagic fever late last month. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is...

Could Hellshire Fish Vendors be Asked to Leave?

Vendors and fisherfolk who conduct business at the popular Hellshire beach in Portmore, St. Catherine, could be asked to leave. That’s according to the National...

‘Trinidad Can’t Afford to Ignore PetroTrin’s Problems’ – Rowley

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, says his country cannot afford to continue ignoring the issues plaguing the State-owned oil company, Petrotrin....

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Off Coast of Negril

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake generated tremors across some sections of Kingston and St. Andrew this morning. The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, UWI,...