Category: Midday News

Stop Unfair SLB Penalties – Johnson-Smith

Opposition Spokesperson on Education, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says increased penalties for late payments imposed by the Students Loan Bureau, SLB, are unfair....

Grade A Government – Atkinson

Attorney General, Patrick Atkinson says the PNP administration deserves a mark of A-plus, for its performance in handling the difficulties facing the Jamaican economy...

Dudus’ Thriving Tivoli Empire

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Glenmore Hinds, says convicted drug kingpin, Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was arrested and charged with murder by local police in...

Gov’t Rejects Call from International Community to Remove Buggery Law, Legalise Same Sex Marriages

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says Jamaica is NOT in support of the removal of the buggery law or the legalization of same sex marriages, despite the repeated...

CCJ Bills Tabled in Senate

Three bills proposing to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ as Jamaica’s final appellate Court were tabled in the Senate this morning. The draft...

PICA Operations Smooth Today – Police

Head of the St. Andrew Central Police, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey says operations at the head office of the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency, PICA have...

McKenzie Appeals for Calm Following Shooting Death of 26-year-old Ricardo Medley

MP for West Kingston, Desmond McKenzie is appealing for calm following the shooting death of 26 year old Ricardo Medley. Medley of 23 Elgin Street in Denham Town, was...

Gov’t Rejects UN Call for Repeal of Death Penalty Despite De Facto Moratorium

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says at this time the Portia Simpson Miller administration is not in support of the repeal of the death penalty. [audio_mp3...

AUDIO: Samuda Rips into Hylton; Says He Lacks Cojones to Run Ministry

Opposition spokesman on Industry and Investment, Karl Samuda, has launched a broadside against portfolio Minister, Anthony Hylton, calling for him to be sacked over what...

AUDIO: Holness Calls for Privitisation of PICA

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says the government should consider privatizing the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency, PICA. He also calling on Prime Minister...