Category: Evening News

Thousands of Christians in Iraq Flee

Up to a quarter of Iraq’s Christians are reported to be fleeing after Islamic militants seized the minority group’s biggest town. The Islamic State or ISIS...

Why Is An Army Man Heading MOCA?

Four days after the unveiling of the new MOCA, a prominent member of civil society says a lack of trust in the police, is the reason the agency is being headed by a...

Munroe Concerned About MOCA ‘Loose Ends’

Executive Director of National Integrity Action, Professor Trevor Munroe says there are too many loose ends and unanswered questions surrounding the merger of the Major...

Is Customs Connected to the Sugar Shortage?

The General Manager of Jamaica Cane Products Sales Limited, Karl James, says the current shortage of granulated sugar is most likely due to the intense enforcement...

Two Local Cases of Chikungunya Virus Confirmed

Jamaica now has its first confirmed local cases of the Chikingunya Virus or Chik V. This after two persons with no travel history outside the isalnd, tested positive for...

No Basis for Silvera Story

Nationwide News now understands that there’s no basis for a story we carried in our mid-day newscast about Government MP, Jolyan Silvera, being asked by the Prime...

JPS Increases Security Deposit

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has increased the cost of its security deposit for persons opening new accounts. The increase which becomes effective today will...

PM Reportedly Told Silvera to Leave Event for Being Inappropriately Dressed

Government MP, Jolyan Silvera is denying that he was this morning evicted from the ceremony now underway to mark the long-awaited opening of the Mount Rosser bypass. A...

Fixed Dates for Future Elections in Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad Guardian, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is seeking term limits for the prime minister’s post. During her contribution at the opening of the first and...

Nigeria Records 2nd Ebola Case

Nigeria has recorded its second Ebola case – that of one of the doctors who treated a man who died from the virus after his arrival from Liberia. The health...