Category: Evening News

Phillips Wants G20 to Help Caribbean Countries Overcome 2008 Recession

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips, has once again urged the powerful G20 group of countries to make good on its promise to assist the Caribbean region to mitigate the...

UTECH Students Paid Tuition With Fraudulent Credit Cards: MOCA Investigating

The Major Organised Crime and Anti Corruption Agency (MOCA) has been called to investigate a major case of credit card fraud at the University of Technology Jamaica....

Robinson Cautions McNeil Against Gloating Over Tourism Arrival Numbers

Tourism and Entertainment Minister Dr. Wykeham McNeil says stop over tourist arrivals to Jamaica have increased significantly for the first four months of 2015. Dr....

Bail Application Filed for Teen Suspected of Attempting to Join ISIS

An Application has been filed in the civil court for the release of the St. Mary teenager detained on suspicion that he was heading to Syria, to join the terror group...

Economy to Grow by 2% If there is No Natural Disasters – Byles

Jamaica’s economy will grow by more than 2 percent in 2015 if there are no natural disasters. That’s according to Co-Chair of the Economic Programme...

Deaf and Mute Man Charged for Murder of Mario Deane

Damian Cargill a deaf and mute man who is one of three men arrested by the police last year for the death of Mario Dean has been charged. The charges laid against...

Local Imam: Suspected ISIS Teen Not a Member of Muslim Community

Imam and Acting Emir for Muslims in the Jamaica, Mekaeel Maknoon, says the teenage boy who’s now in custody after being linked to the terrorist group, ISIS, is not...

Plane Full of Guns Landed in Jamaica To Prevent Coke’s Arrest Enquiry Hears

Retired Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington says a number of illegal guns were imported into the island, mere days before the deadly security forces operation inside...

Bomb Scare Forced Evacuation of Winchester Business Centre

A bomb scare forced the evacuation of the Winchester Business Centre in Half-Way Tree, St. Andrew, this morning. The police say shortly after 9am, a call was made to the...

Civil Societies Clash At Panama Summit over Gay Rights

Tensions erupted between Jamaican Christian representatives and gay rights lobbyists during a forum at the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama last week. Jamaica was...