Category: Evening News

Johnson-Smith Wants Clarity on School Closures

The opposition JLP is calling on the Government to clarify recently announced plans to close some schools which are under performing. Opposition Spokesman on Youth,...

Bad Policy! Christie on New Integrity Commission

The former Contractor General, Greg Christie, says it’s bad policy for the new Integrity Commission to be barred from reporting on cases it’s investigating,...

A Reggae Girl tackles a St Lucia player Friday at Paramaribo, Suriname. Photo Credit: Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Thrashes St. Lucia

Jody Brown of Ocho Rios High, scored 4 goals in Jamaica’s 14-nil win over St. Lucia in today’s under-17 Women’s Caribbean Football Union World Cup...

Did GOJ Endorse Congressional Letter to Obama?

There are questions this afternoon over whether the Simpson-Miller Administration endorsed a petition sent to US President Barack Obama by five Congressional Democrats,...

Samuda Lashes Arscott

The President of G2K, Matthew Samuda is accusing Local Government Minister, Noel Arscott, of misleading the country regarding the reasons behind the decision to postpone...

Ja/T&T In HIV/AIDS Row

Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Ambassador David Prendergast, has been forced to defend HIV positive Jamaicans who are living in the twin...

Jamaican Among 6 Arrested in Bahamas

A Jamaican is among a group of six men now in custody in the Bahamas, following a major drug bust in waters off the district of South Andros early yesterday morning. The...

Moreno’s Condolences

In an unusual move, the United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Luis Moreno, has issued a statement expressing condolences to the family and colleagues of Woman Constable,...

Jamaica Nearing PetroCaribe Debt Buyback – Report

The Reuters news agency is this afternoon reporting that Jamaica is very close to a deal with Venezuela to buy back its PetroCaribe debt at what is being described as a...

Teachers seek Update on Wage Talks

The Jamaica Teacher’s Association, JTA, has written to the Finance Ministry, requesting an update on the status of the ongoing wage negotiations. Earlier this...