Category: Evening News

Teenage girls charged for engaging in under-aged sex

Two teenaged girls from a St. Catherine based high school have gone down in history as the first females to be convicted for engaging in under-aged sex. The girls, along...

JFJ breaks silence on Ellington’s retirement; wants answers from Minister Bunting

Human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ, says the people demand to know what led to the sudden retirement of Owen Ellington as Commissioner of Police. In a...

JPS restores power to three public facilities in Montego Bay

Power has been restored to three public facilities in Montego Bay, St. James after the service was disconnected last Thursday by the Jamaica Public Service Company. The...

ADIDAS signs £750M to Manchester United in a 10-year deal

Sportswear giant Adidas has signed a £750m deal to make Manchester United’s kit for 10 years starting next season. It comes after US rival Nike decided to end its...

Diego Maradona says Messi did not deserve the Golden Ball award

Argentine legend, Diego Maradona, says his compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve the golden ball award at the 2014 FIFA world cup. Messi picked up the prize for the...

Former Sri Lankan captain, Mahela Jayawardene to retire

Former Sri Lankan Captain, Mahela Jayawardene will retire from test cricket in August. Jayawardene, who has scored 33 centuries in 145 tests, will quit after the home...

Powell, Simpson ban reduced to 6 months by Court of Arbitration

THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORTS HAS REDUCED ASAFA POWELL AND SHERONE SIMPSON’S 18-MONTH BAND TO SIX TO COMMENCE FROM JUNE LAST YEAR. POWELL AND SIMPSON ARE...

News in brief

The disconnection of telephone service at some health centres in St Catherine because of unpaid bills, is seriously affecting patient care in the parish. That’s...

Shaw in full support over removal of procurement responsibilities from OUR

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw says he’s in full support of Cabinet’s decision to remove procurement responsibilities for the base-load...

Ghanaian Government says it is ‘scandalized’ after World Cup fans asked for asylum in Brazil

Ghana’s Government says it is scandalized after 200 Ghanaian world cup fans asked for asylum in Brazil, saying they were Muslims fleeing religious conflict. A...