Category: Evening News

Cabinet To Get Safety Audit Of All Children’s Homes – McLean

The Education Ministry says a safety audit of all children’s homes is to be before Cabinet before the end of the month. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Education...

Jamaica Records 1.1% Inflation Rate For July

The country recorded an inflation rate of one-point-one per cent for the month of July. In a statement this afternoon, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, says...

Tufton To Convene High Level Meeting To Address Complaints Of Sexual Harassment In Public Hospitals

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says he’s ordered a high level meeting with ministry officials to address complaints of sexual harassment in...

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Teen Who Went Missing Three Years Is Found Via Facebook But Relatives Are Yet To See Her

Three years after Turshura Parker was reported missing from a children’s home in Kingston, relatives located her via social media. Parker was 14 at the time....

NWA Announces Traffic Restrictions Along Sections Of Constant Spring Road

The National Works Agency, NWA, says starting tomorrow, new traffic restrictions are to be put in place along sections of Constant Spring Road. It says beginning on...

Ja Could Soon Begin Importing Labour Due To Aging Population, Migration Patterns – PIOJ Official

A senior official at the Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ, says Jamaica could soon have to look abroad for labour due to the country’s ‘rapidly...

Phillips Would Be A ‘Hero’ In Some Countries, Get ‘Statue’ For National Development – Crawford

PNP Vice President, Damion Crawford, says if Dr. Peter Phillips made the contribution that he’s made to Jamaica to another country, he’d not be called...

Holness Warns School Administrators

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is warning school administrators against charging parents exorbitant fees, to register for school, come September.  Prime Minister...

Govt Moves To Stem Fallout From Shortage of Specialist Teachers

The government is putting plans in place to address a shortage of specialist teachers for the start of the new school year. The shortage comes at a time when...

INDECOM Charges 6 Cops After 4 Year Investigation Into Fatal Shooting

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, charged six members of the Constabulary Force, JCF, following a six and a half year investigation into a fatal...