Category: Evening News

Thwaites Challenges Finance Minister on Social Spending Claims

Former Education Minister, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, says an increase in the school feeding programme was not contingent on the special consumption tax on petrol as...

Firefighters Injured in Multiple Vehicle Crash

Several firefighters were injured on Tuesday when the fire engine on which they were traveling was involved in a multiple vehicle crash in St. James. Head of the...

JUTC Rejects Opposition Claims about St Ann Bus Accident

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, is rejecting suggestions that one of its buses which was involved in an accident during a staff outing to Trelawny was...

Far-Reaching Changes Coming to Sci-Tech Ministry, says PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says far-reaching changes are coming to the Ministry of Science and Technology. Mr. Holness is also rejecting a suggestion by Opposition...

PetroJam Review Commission to Examine Pricing Mechanism

Prime Minister Holness says the Petrojam review commission which is to be set up shortly will be instructed to examine the fuel pricing mechanism at the State-owned oil...

Opposition Warns of Fare Hike following Increases at the Pumps

The Opposition People’s National Party is warning that the increase in prices at the pumps is causing public transport operators to raise their prices. The...

SERHA Admits to Complete Breakdown in System of Handling Babies’ Bodies

The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) says it’s clear the entire system of dealing with the bodies of babies at both the Kingston Public Hospital and...

Kingston Mayor Dismisses $20m Robbery Rumour

Mayor of Kingston, Delroy Williams, is warning those spreading what he calls ‘spurious and malicious claims’ about him on social media to desist from doing...

Forrest Expresses Regret over Warren Email Chain

Embattled former Chairman of the Spectrum Management Authority, Trevor Forrest, says he regrets any damage his actions may have caused the Andrew Holness-led...

Jamaica’s Stubborn Gas Prices Rise Higher

Local petrol prices hit a record high today, with some gas stations selling 90-octane gasoline as high as $180 per litre. This, after Petrojam’s latest increase in...