Category: Evening News

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...

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...

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...

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...

Weak School Leadership!

Opposition Senator, Ruel Reid, is calling for greater professionalism to be applied in the appointment of Boards at Primary and Secondary schools. Senator Reid was...

Economy Registers Growth

The economy has recorded its fourth consecutive quarter of growth, with GDP expanding by 1-point-2 percent in the April to June quarter. The latest growth figures were...

Mediocre Education

The National Education Inspectorate, NEI, says the country’s public education system is mediocre! That’s the damning assessment it’s given in its...

Opposition Battle Cry

The opposition Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is warning that it will be heading to the streets to resist the announced increases in bus fares. Addressing a media briefing...

JPS Bill Reprieve

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS says its customers will see a marginal decrease in their bills this month, as a result of a lower Fuel and IPP charge. That...

BITU on Fare Hike

Meanwhile the Senior Vice President at the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union BITU, Wesley Nelson says poor people have been placed under even more strain by the latest...