Category: Evening News

Commuters Affected as Taxi Operators in St. Catherine Continue to Protest

For a third consecutive day, commuters in Spanish, St. Catherine, have faced great difficulty getting around as taxi operators in the area continue to strike, leaving...

Clash in the Senate: Opposition Senator Angers Gov’t Senators

Senator Montague drew the ire of Government senators today as he warned the Simpson-Miller administration not to use revenues collected under new tax laws in a partisan...

Audio: Opposition Dismisses Gov’t Assertion of No Food Shortage

Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, J.C. Hutchinson, is dismissing the assertion by Acting Agriculture Minister, Derrick Kellier, that there’s no food shortage in...

Former NWA Manager, George Knight, Granted Bail: Charged With Illegal Possession of Ammunition

Former Special Project Manager at the National Works Agency, NWA, George Knight has been hit with additional charges. Knight, has been charged with illegal possession of...

Senate Amends Controversial Tax Collections Act

The Senate this afternoon approved a new tax law following debate which saw the Government formally withdrawing a controversial provision which was originally approved...

How Ready is Jamaica for An Ebola Outbreak?

Health authorities are warning Jamaicans not to travel to countries or regions where the deadly Ebola virus has been detected. An outbreak of the disease has killed...

News AT 5

A new Board of Directors has been installed at the problem-plagued lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice. Acting Agriculture Minister says government will not implement...

AUDIO: Hyman Hails JNBS’ Foreign Exchange Window

Financial Analyst Ralston Hyman says the decision by the Jamaica National Building Society, JNBS, to open a special foreign exchange window for manufacturers should be...

Jamaican Fined in Trinidad for Bogus Driver’s Permit

A Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to having a bogus driver’s permit was fined nearly $TT8,000 for three offences, when he appeared in a court in Trinidad and Tobago....

Tourism Minister Jets Off to Glasgow

Tourism Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeill, is in Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the Commonwealth Games. He’s scheduled to participate in several activities aimed at...