Category: Evening News

PAC Members Accuse OPM & Petrojam of Misleading Them

Opposition Members of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) say they’ve been misled by Petrojam and the Office of the Prime Minister, OPM. At...

Petrojam’s Lawyers Feared IDT’s ‘Employee Bias’ in Ramharrack Dispute

The management of Petrojam admits they were afraid of losing had they taken former Human Resources Manager, Yolande Ramharrack, to the Industrial Disputes Tribunal, the...

Health Minister Places Jamaica on Flu Alert!

As Jamaica continues to grapple with an outbreak of dengue fever, Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, has put the country on alert for another outbreak. Dr. Tufton...

Govt Tables Legislation to Re-Take Venezuela’s Petrojam Shares

The Holness administration has tabled legislation in the House of Representatives to unilaterally retake Venezuela’s 49-per cent stake in Petrojam. The move comes...

Opposition ‘Perplexed’ by Legislation to Re-Take Venezuela’s Petrojam Shares

The Peoples’ National Party (PNP) says it’s perplexed by the government’s tabling of proposed legislation in the House of Representatives today to...

Opposition Stands by Decision to Vote Down SOE Extensions

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, says it stands by its decision to vote against further extensions of the States of Public Emergency, last year. This...

Joint Select Committee Shoots Down Draft Occupational Safety & Health Act

Members of Parliament’s Joint Select Committee today shot down a section of the draft bill of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 2017 which denies essential...

Earth On Course for Warmest Decade since 1850

Scientists have suggested that the world’s on track to see its warmest decade since 1850. International forecasters say the period of 2014 to 2023 will be the...

Ombudsman to Intervene in Row between Education Minister & Belmont Academy Principal

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, is investigating concerns the Principal of Belmont Academy, Rayon Simpson has breached the political code of conduct for...

Fire Department Continues to Probe Shortwood Teachers’ College Blaze

Firefighters are continuing their probe into a blaze at the Shortwood Teachers’ College in Kingston on Sunday. The cost of the damage is estimated at just over...