Category: Evening News

WATER

Water Woes

Water Minister Robert Pickersgill says the National Water Commission and the Ministry of Local Government will be working overtime to supply water to drought stricken...

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JTA Election Trial for Next May

The trial over this year’s disputed Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA President-elect vote is to take place in May next year in the Supreme Court. The...

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Boycott Called Off

In a statement this afternoon, the Jamaica Civil Service Association, JSCA, announced that following what it stated are plans to put on hold increases in bus fares,...

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Fare Hike Confusion

There’s confusion this afternoon regarding the outcome of an emergency meeting today, between the Government and stake holder groups over the planned increases in...

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Stop Burning Ganja!

Rastafari elders and social activists, Mutabaruka and Miguel Lorne, are calling for a moratorium on the burning of ganja fields. This in light of the government’s...

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No More Wage Freeze! – Teachers

Newly installed President of the Jamaica Teacher’s Association, Doran Dixon says the group will be holding the government to its word that it will not ask teachers...

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Another Test Passed

The IMF mission which is currently in the island says Jamaica has met all quantitative targets and structural benchmarks for the April to June quarter. Confirmation that...

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Gov’t Defends 200% Hike

Transport Minister, Dr. Omar Davies is defending the Government’s controversial move to increase the fares for senior citizens who take the Jamaica Urban Transit...

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IMF an Assault – Roberts

Head of the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Institute, Danny Roberts, says the current Extended Fund Facility Agreement with the IMF represents an assault on free...

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Holness Blasts Education Minister

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says it’s clear Education Minister Ronald Thwaites and the Portia Simpson Miller administration do not have education as a...