Category: Evening News

Official Documents Contradict PNP Assertion that Woman at Center of Arms Intercept Walked Off Job

Nationwide News has obtained a copy of official documents contradicting a statement by the People’s National Party, and its Councillor Michael Troupe, that the...

‘Majority of Guns Seized in 2017 are Brand New’ – Montague

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says the bulk of the guns now in criminal hands seem to be brand new weapons. Speaking on Cliff Hughes online this afternoon...

Security Ministry to Meet with O’Brien’s International Tomorrow

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says his ministry will be meeting with O’Brien’s International tomorrow in an attempt to negotiate the payment...

Defense Attorney Questions Constitutionality of Prosecution Appeal

Defense Attorney, Bert Samuels, says the pending bill allowing the prosecution the right to appeal acquittals, in certain circumstances, may be in conflict with the...

JPS to Invest $2bn in Smart Technology to Reduce Theft

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, is to invest $2-billion in smart technology aimed at reducing electricity theft, next year. CEO of JPS, Emanuel Da Rosa says the...

Legislation to Provide for Prosecutorial Appeals Coming in January 2018

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, will bring legislation to Parliament early in 2018 that will allow prosecution the right to appeal acquittals. He admits a delay in...

IDB Approves US$68m NIDS Loan

The Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, has approved a USD$68-million or just under JMD$9-billion loan to the government for, among other things, the design and...

Cabinet Gives OCG Clearances to Probe Procurement of JCF Vehicles

Cabinet has granted the request of the Contractor General, made on December 5 to investigate the procurement of 20 pre-owned motor vehicles for the Jamaica Constabulary...

Opposition Senator Insists Proposed Amendments to Building Code Fines are Excessive

Opposition Senator Wentworth Skeffery says the fines proposed for breaches of The Building bill, are too excessive. He made the observation during his contribution to...

North-South Highway Rakes in USD$20m in 2017

The Operators of the North-South highway say that, for this year, the company collected more than USD$20-million. This was disclosed by Executive Deputy General Manager...