Category: Evening News

‘Gangs Doing Better at Recruitment than the Church’ – Archbishop

The Apostolic Administrator of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mandeville, Archbishop Charles Dufour, says gangs are doing a better job of recruiting people than the...

Senators Spar as Opposition Pushes for Stalling of NIDS Bill

Opposition Senator KD Knight on Friday recommended that the government withdraw the bill which proposes to establish a National Identification System, NIDS. Senator...

Customs Partnering to Disrupt Illegal Gun & Ammo Shipments

The Jamaica Customs Agency says it’s collaborating with its partners in North America to disrupt the illegal shipment of firearm and ammunition to the island....

Education Minister Orders Investigation into Alleged Sodomizing of Trelawny Boy

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, has ordered a thorough investigation into an incident where a 7-year old boy was assaulted with a stick by his peers at the...

Justice Minister Issues Warning to ‘Lazy’ JPs

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says laws are coming to punish Justices of the Peace who bring the office into disrepute. The tough-talking minister also threatened to...

‘Happy Ice’ Ordered CLOSED!

The Kingston and St. Andrew Public Health Department has ordered the closure of Island Ice and Beverage Company popularly known as Happy Ice located on Spanish Town Road...

St James Cancer Treatment Center to be Operational Before 2018

The Ministry of Health says the much-touted cancer treatment centre for St James will be operational before the end of the year. The centre which is to be located at the...

Children Dying While Awaiting Heart Surgery at Bustamante Hospital

An audit of cardiac services at the Bustamante Hospital for Children has confirmed that dozens of children have died while awaiting surgery. Nationwide News has obtained...

CLA Struggling to Recruit a New CEO

The Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA is having difficulties recruiting a Chief Executive Officer. That’s according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of...

Crawford Chides Holness for Falling Short on Corporal Punishment

Opposition Spokesman on Youth, Damion Crawford, says Prime Minister Andrew Holness has not gone far enough when he declared Jamaica should move towards banning corporal...