Category: Evening News

Ferguson urging Doctors

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, is urging doctors to ensure that they rule out conditions such as dengue, influenza, leptospirosis and other similar illnesses,...

Police Killings Data

The police have killed an average of three persons each week since the start of the year. This is a decline over the rate for the same period last year. That’s...

FTTU Uncertain

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Firearms and Tactical Training Unit, FTTU, Assistant Commissioner, Gary Welsh, has admitted that the future of the unit is...

Tributes for Roger

Parliamentarians in the House of Representatives this afternoon paid tribute to the late, former Agriculture Minister, Roger Clarke. Mr. Clarke, who was Member of...

More Charges for TAJ Official

The Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA, this afternoon laid additional charges on a former Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, official, Christopher...

School Feeding MOU

The Jamaican government is collaborating with the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, to roll out an integrated school feeding project. The...

Chik-V Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have made what they describe as a breakthrough in fighting the Chikungunya virus. Over the past few months, the...

Stopping the Slide

There’s been a dramatic slowdown in the rate of depreciation of the Jamaican dollar, with the local dollar losing only 1 cent over the past two months!...

ChikV-Like Diseases

Meanwhile the Director of Emergency, Disaster Management and Special Services at the Health Ministry, Dr. Marion Bullock Ducasse, says the Ministry is aware that several...

Chik V Testing

Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, Dr. Andrei Cooke, is denying claims that Chikungunya cases are being under-reported due to a lack of...