Category: Evening News

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Holness Prepared for NHT Backlash

There’re more signs this afternoon that the Holness administration intends to use funds from the National Housing Trust for budgetary support in the upcoming...

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Holness Unbothered by Phillips’ PNP Ascension

‘Not new!’ is how Prime Minister Andrew Holness is reacting to the impending coronation of his political rival, Dr. Peter Phillips. Dr. Phillips’...

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PIOJ Forecasts 2-3% Economic Growth

The Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ, is predicting the economy will grow between two and three percent in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. That means it’s expecting...

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Digicel Cutting 25% of Jobs Globally

Telecommunications giant, Digicel, is cutting staff by 25-percent, globally. The company made the announcement this morning, as part of what it says is its Global...

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Gov’t Ready to Welcome Home Jamaicans Abroad

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, is reminding Jamaicans living abroad they’re welcome here amid fears of mass deportations from the United States. He...

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Medical Doctor Testifies at #DeathSquadTrial

A medical doctor, Desmond Brennan, told the Court today that the man Constables Collis ‘Chuckie’ Brown and Rohan Morrison are accused of murdering died of...

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Samuda Dismisses Concerns of ‘Pork Glut’

Agriculture Minister, Karl Samuda, is dismissing concerns raised by the Opposition about the state of the local pork industry. Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Dr....

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Hanna Wants Kartel’s Music Banned from the Airwaves

Opposition Spokesperson on Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna, believes Vybz Kartel’s music should be banned from public airwaves, as he’s a convicted murderer....

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Prime Minister Urges Unions Against Antagonism toward Pension Reforms

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has responded to threats by trade unions that they’ll fight his administration’s plans to reform the public sector pension...

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Fitz Jackson Determined to Push Through Amendments to Banking Services Act

The Member of Parliament for South St. Catherine, the PNP’s Fitz Jackson, says he’ll not be swayed by opposition from the Banker’s Association in the...