Category: Evening News

Jamaica Facing a Water Crisis

The shortage of piped water facing the country is nearing crisis proportions. That’s the word from the Minister of Water and Environment, Robert Pickersgill....

ISIS Leader Calls on Muslims to Help Build an Islamic State.

The leader of the jihadist militant group Isis, has called on Muslims to travel to Iraq and Syria to help build an Islamic state. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on Muslims...

WHO: Ebloa Virus Death-toll in West Africa Rises to 467

The World Health Organization, WHO, says the number of people killed by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has risen to 467. Sixty-eight of the deaths have been...

JCSC Raises Concerns on Buggery Debate

The Jamaica Civil Society Coalition, JCSC, says it’s deeply concerned about the manner in which the current debate about the repeal or retention of the sections of...

Jamaica Gets Big Vote of Confidence from International Capital Markets

Days after IMF boss, Christine Lagarde, heaped praises on the Simpson-Miller administration’s implementation of the 4 year IMF programme, the government had more...

Car Bomb Explodes in Nigerian Market

Dozens of people are feared dead after a car bomb exploded in a market in Nigeria’s north-eastern city of Maiduguri. The Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram, whose...

Former French President Detained for Alleged Corruption

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling. Sarkozy is being held at a facility near Paris, in an...

CAL Flights to be Affected Today after Pilots Called in Sick

Regional carrier Caribbean Airlines, CAL, says all international and domestic flights will be affected today, after pilots called in sick. In an internal memorandum to...

Aubyn Hill Says Members of JLP Economic Council are Qualfied to Speak on Economic Issues

Mr. Hill says the absence of professional economists from the initial members named does not reflect a disregard for specialized economic knowledge.

PM Simpson Miller Off to Heads of Government Meeting in Antigua

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is leading Jamaica’s delegation to the 35th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community,...