Category: Evening News

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Contractor General to Table Report into Activities at Hanover Parish Council

The report by the Office of the Contractor General following investigations into Ian Hayles’ West Hanover constituency and the Hanover Parish Council has been...

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Medical Expert Testifies at #DeathSquadTrial

A cardiothoracic surgeon, Joseph Blidgen, who gave evidence today in the first of the so-called ‘death squad’ murder trials says the main prosecution witness...

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Cornwall Regional May Cost ‘Hundreds of Millions’ to Repair

The government may be forced shelve other projects to focus on sanitizing the Cornwall Regional Hospital, in St. James. The problems there may take ‘months’...

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Govt Signs $42bn Loan from China EX-IM Bank for Southern Coastal Highway Improvement

The government has signed a USD$326-million, or JMD$42-billion loan agreement with the China EX-IM Bank for the Southern Coastal Highway Improvement project. The loan...

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#DeathSquadTrial Update

The main witness in the first of the so-called police ‘death squad’ murder trials today denied suggestions that he’s being financially supported by the...

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Patrick Powell to Stand Trial in May

Businessman, Patrick Powell, who’s accused of failing to hand over to the police his licensed firearm for inspection is to stand trial at the end of May. His trial...

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Jamaican Dollar Remains Stable

Bank of Jamaica Governor, Brian Wynter, says the Jamaican dollar has remained stable against the benchmark US currency, and is further proof that the local currency is...

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Manufacturers Bemoan Lack of Govt Support

The Jamaica Manufacturer’s Association, JMA, is urging the government to place greater importance on the manufacturing sector. At a media conference this...

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Tufton Summons Health Sector Top Brass to CRH Intervention

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, has summoned several stakeholders to a meeting at the Cornwall Regional hospital in St. James to discuss problems plaguing some...

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#DeathSquadTrial Update

The main witness in the first of the so-called ‘death squad murder trials’ this afternoon denied that he received gun shot wounds in 2012 because he was...