Category: Midday News

Johnson-Smith Upbeat Ahead of Crucial CARICOM HOG Conference

Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, is describing as crucial an action packed agenda which is set for the CARICOM Heads of Government conference...

JFJ Slams Cops for Classist, ‘PR’ Detentions in State of Emergency

Attorney-at-law at the Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Isa Buchannon, is charging that the security forces in the St Catherine North Police Division are detaining large...

INDECOM Investigating Police Pepper Spraying at Falmouth Hospital

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it’s investigating the circumstances which led to a number of people being pepper sprayed by the police...

Govt Looking to Re-purpose Govt Properties into Factory Space

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw says he’s seeking to use more government properties to house factories. He says his...

UWI Revisiting Funding Model

Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Sir Hilary Beckles says the institution will be reviewing its funding model in order to lower the cost of its...

US Chamber of Commerce Worried over Trump Trade & Immigration Policies

Senior Vice President of the Americas Department of the US Chamber of Commerce, Neil Herrington, is raising concerns about the United States trade and immigration...

Police Review Security Around Case Involving Coke’s

Nationwide News understands that the Police were earlier this week forced to review security arrangements for three alleged gangsters from Tivoli Gardens in West...

Restructuring of Constabulary Well Under Way

National Security Minister, Dr. Horace Chang, says work to restructure the Constabulary Force is on in earnest. Meantime, Dr. Chang says he’s mindful that the...

JCSA Threatens Industrial Action over Fringe Benefits & Allowances

The government has until the end of business on Monday to make an offer in writing for fringe benefits and allowances, to the Jamaica Civil Service Association, JCSA....

Campion College Remains a-top High School Rankings

Campion College remains the top-ranked high school on the island for the second year in a row. The ranking, compiled by the non-profit organization Educate Jamaica, is...