Category: Evening News

Byles on Cheaper Energy

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, is warning that Jamaica must continue to aggressively diversify its energy mix despite...

High Hope for Winter Tourist Season

Tourism Minister, Dr. Wykeham mcNeill, says over 1-million air seats have already been been secured to accommodate tourists expected to visit Jamaica during the...

Child Killer Remanded

The 20 year old man accused of killing eight-year-old Celeena Headman was remanded on Thursday when he appeared in the Morant Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court....

No Student Left Behind

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, says students who leave the school system without marketable competencies will not be left behind. Mrs. Simpson Miller says the...

Regularizing Informal Settlements

The Government is currently seeking to identify suspended unplanned developments that it can assist in bringing to completion. This should result in the regularization...

Number Portability On Track

Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell says he’s confident that number portability will come on stream by the planned May 31 timeline next year. He says he’s...

Michel du Cille is dead

A Jamaican born Pulitzer prize winning photographer, Michel du Cille, died yesterday in Liberia while on assignment for the Washington Post, covering the Ebola outbreak....

JLP vs Lawrence – UPDATE

The attorney for JLP-caretaker for North West St Ann, Othneil Lawrence, Hugh Wildman says he’s dismayed by the Supreme Court’s decision not to extend an...

West Kingston COE – Day 10

The testimony given by the 24th witness at the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry was this morning suspended, after it was revealed that the case of her son’s...

Dip in Electricity Bills

The Jamaica Public Service Company is advising its customers to expect further reductions in their electricity bills due to lower fuel charges. JPS says customers will...