Category: Evening News

Motorists React to Gas Price Increase

Scores of motorists, including bus and taxi operators plying routes in the Corporate Area, today reacted to the increase in gas prices at the pumps. Nationwide News...

Uncertainty Surrounding Re-Opening of Cornwall Regional

There’s now some uncertainty as to when the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James will be reopened to the public. Chairman of the Cornwall Regional Hospital...

Forrest Resigns as Spectrum Management Authority Chairman

Embattled Chairman of the Spectrum Management Authority of Jamaica, SMAJ, Trevor Forrest, has resigned. Mr. Forrest resignation became effective on Tuesday at 5:00 in...

Trade Deficit Widens by 12%

Jamaica’s international trade deficit has worsened by 12 percent for the current 2018 review period. This, as spending on imports has increased at a faster pace than...

PM Labels Gunmen & Dons as Modern Enslavers

Gunmen and dons are being described as the new slavery masters oppressing their own. That’s the charge from Prime Minister Andrew Holness in his Emancipation Day...

Opposition Leader Urges ‘Collective Responsibility’ in Emancipation Day Message

Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips is reminding all Jamaicans in his Emancipation Message about the value of collective responsibility and action. He says the...

PSOJ Calls on Govt to Fast-Track Divestment of Waste Management

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is calling for the fast-tracking of the divestment of the country’s solid waste management operations in light of...

Opposition Chides Govt for ‘Lack of a Plan’ to Address Dump Fires

Opposition Spokesperson on Local Government, Dr. Angela Brown Burke, has fired back at Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, for taking to task suspected...

Unemployment Down

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica says the unemployment rate for April 2018 has risen marginally when compared to the record figures for January 2018. However, the...

JMEA President Pleased with Holness-Phillips Meeting

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) Metry Seaga, says a meeting today with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader, Dr....