Category: Evening News

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,...

Jamaican Fugitive Alleged to be Death Squad Member Arrested in Canada

This report out of Canada comes on the same afternoon of official news that Police Commissioner Owen Ellington is to retire from the force over the Indecom death squad...

Owen Ellington Retires as Police Commissionner

Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington, is quitting the job as Head of the country’s police force. National Security Minister, Peter Bunting says he has been advised of...

Jamaica College student charged in connection with illegal firearm

Nationwide News understands that the Jamaica College student who was taken into custody in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm has been charged. The 14...

Aubyn Hill Says He Is a Nationalist

Mr. Hill says as a nationalist, he would have accepted a similar offer from the PNP.