Category: Evening News

BOJ Governor Welcomes ‘Rebound’ of JMD

The Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Brian Wynter, says its noteworthy that the Jamaican dollar has rebounded from the $138 to USD$1 low which had recently generated...

Workers Continue Strike at Corporate Area Road Work Projects

Strike action by some 150 workers employed to two of the Corporate Area’s critical road improvement projects enters its third day. The workers are employed to...

Entertainment Coordinator at Center of Rape Probe Insists Sex was Consensual

An entertainment coordinator at the Riu Hotel, who’s in jail in connection with a claim he raped two female guests at gunpoint in their room at the hotel in...

‘Highway Robbery!’ JATOO Laments Increased Road Licensing Fees

“Highway robbery” is how the Head of the Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) Louis Barton, is describing the increased licensing...

Opposition Wants Gov’t Intervention in ‘Coffee Crisis’

The Opposition People’s National Party is calling on the government to immediately intervene in what it’s calling a crisis in the coffee industry. Opposition...

Security Bosses Defend Corporate Area SOE

The Heads of the security forces are defending their recommendation to the government to declare a State of Public Emergency in several sections of the Corporate Area...

Thwaites Questions Quality of Cheap US Chicken

Central Kingston, Member of Parliament, Ronald Thwaites, says he’s concerned about the quality of low priced chicken meat which some US stakeholders are moving to...

Holness Urges World Leaders to Commit to Peaceful Coalitions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has urged world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly in New York to commit to the consolidation of peaceful coalitions....

Residents Welcome Enhanced Security Measures in Corporate Area

Residents of some of the communities in the latest State of Public Emergency are welcoming the special security measure. Some even expressed surprise that their areas...

PSOJ Supports SOE in Corporate Area

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) says it supports the latest State of Public Emergency declared in sections of the Corporate Area. PSOJ President,...