Category: Evening News

Final Sitting of Grade 4 Literacy & Numeracy This Week

The final Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy tests will be administered today and tomorrow. The competency tests will be replaced by the Primary Exit Profile, PEP. PEP is...

Paul Hoo Appointed New PetroJam Chairman

Prominent businessman, Paul Hoo, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. Mr. Hoo is a co-founder and former Chairman of Supreme...

Holness Insists JLP Isn’t Anti-CARICOM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is rejecting what he says are suggestions in the public domain that the governing JLP is reluctant to have Jamaica continue in CARICOM. Mr....

Ina Hunter Freed of Charges

Commissioner of Corrections, Ina Hunter, was today freed of charges that she breached the Public Health Act. Hunter was freed in the St Catherine Parish Court when the...

PetroJam’s Jamaican Board Directors Resign

There are major developments this afternoon in the controversy-hit state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam Limited. Nationwide News understands that all three Jamaican...

DPP to Decide Fate of Cop Implicated in Car Scrapping Case

The fate of a policeman implicated in an incident of scrapping cars at a police station December last year rests in a ruling to be handed down by the Office of the...

Education Ministry to Install CCTV Cameras in Schools

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, says the Ministry will be equipping the majority of Jamaican schools with closed circuit security television, CCTV, cameras. He...

Opposition Senator Chides OCG for Failing to Table Two Reports

Opposition Senator, Lambert Brown, is criticizing former Contractor General, Dirk Harrison’s office for failing to table two annual reports in parliament. The...

Senators Clash over Fresh Claims of Nepotism

There were tense moments in the Senate again today when Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, demanded that Dr. Wykeham McNeil tell the country whether two of his...

Energy Minister Summons PetroJam Board

The Energy Ministry says portfolio Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, is moving to take decisive action to deal with what it describes as grave issues at Petrojam. In a...