Category: Evening News

Govt to Clear Multi-Billion Dollar JPS Debt by End of Financial Year

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie says by the end of this financial year, for the first time in Jamaica’s history, the Government will pay off all monies...

Govt Takes First Steps in Implementing Plastic Ban

The Government has convened a meeting of all stakeholder agencies as it moves to roll-out its ban on a range of non-biodegradable plastic and styrofoam products....

Jamaica Shaken by 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck Jamaica last night. People in Kingston and St. Andrew felt the tremor around 9:27. The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West...

Opposition Commends Recent Gun & Ammo Seizures

Opposition spokesman on National Security, Fitz Jackson, is commending the police on foiling a gun distribution operation in Newlands, St. Catherine, where the Police...

Another Major Gun Find at Kingston Wharves!!

For the second consecutive day the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting a major gun find! The Police say 16- illegal guns were seized today at the Kingston...

‘No Better Time to Invest Than Now’, says Clarke

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says there’s no better time for Jamaicans to invest in their own country than now. He says the government is going to make this...

PM Sewell Prepared to take Fresh Look at NESOL-Peak Energy Contract

Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Audrey Sewell, says there’s now greater clarity about the controversy surrounding the controversial award...

PEP Exam Pushed Back

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says the government has moved the Performance Task component of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) from its scheduled date to March 2019. The...

Former NESOL Boss Defends Controversial CAP Contract

Former Managing Director of the State-owned National Energy Solutions, NESOL, Carolyn Warren, defended her handling of controversial contracts under the Community Access...

Economic Growth Acceleration Matches Highest in a Decade

Economic growth in Jamaica is accelerating by levels that equaled the highest growth numbers recorded in the last ten years. Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ,...