Category: Evening News

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Half of Jamaica’s School Population on State Welfare

Half the country’s student population is on the state-funded Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education, PATH. That’s according to Education...

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Two Commercial Banks to Sponsor Two More CSEC Subjects

Two commercial banks will be sponsoring high school students sitting the CXC subjects of Mathematics and Information Technology, IT. Education Minister, Senator Ruel...

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Police Preparing for Tesha Miller’s Deportation

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, is making preparations to take Miller into custody as soon as he’s deported. Inspector Dahlia Garrick of the JCF’s...

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Phillips Urges Timely Establishment of Independent Pension Scheme

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Dr Peter Phillips, says without a clear timeline for the set up of an independent pension scheme by the government its pension reform...

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Vaz Blasts Phillips’ ‘Hypocrisy’

West Portland MP, the JLP’s Daryl Vaz, has launched a blistering attack on new PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips. Mr. Vaz says Dr.Phillips and the PNP must be held...

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Shaw Chides Media for Crediting Jackson with Falling Bank Fees

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, is taking the media to task for what he sees as undue praise being given to MP Fitz Jackson as it relates to lowering bank fees. He says...

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Jackson Files Class Action Suit Against Banks

Member of Parliament for South St. Catherine, Fitz Jackson, says he’s instructed his lawyers to proceed with a class action lawsuit against the island’s...

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JLP Politician Arrested on Fraud Charges

Opposition Leader, Portia Simpson-Miller, has reportedly indicated to the police that a signature on a document allegedly prepared by businessman and JLP politician,...

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Police Concerned about ‘Military-Grade Weapons’ Used Against Them

A member of the Police High Command is expressing concern about what he’s describing as ‘military-grade weapons’ criminals are now using against...

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Comrade Leader! Phillips Ascends PNP Throne

Dr. Peter David Phillips is now the fifth President of the People’s National Party, PNP. PNP Delegates elected him by acclamation at a Special Delegates Conference...