The court hearing for the five persons charged in connection with a multi-million dollar fraud at the Accountant General’s Department, AGD, was today postponed due to the absence of defence attorneys.
Those charged are 35 year old Julio Parkinson an employee of the AGD, his sister Neisha, as well...Read More »
Opposition Senator Ruel Reid says the government is in no position to offer anything meaningful to public sector workers during wage negotiations set to begin next year.
Public Service Minister, Horace Dalley, has said that there’s no chance the government will ask the workers to abide by another wage freeze for...Read More »
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Albert Diah, has been convicted for breaching the INDECOM Act.
DSP Diah was convicted when he appeared today in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court.
He’ll be sentenced on November 20.
He’d been charged with failing to comply with a lawful request by INDECOM without lawful...Read More »
Opposition Spokesman on Justice, Senator Alexander Williams, says he’s concerned about the way DPP, Paula Llewellyn, ended the prosecution of the murder case involving entertainer, Kentucky Kid.
His comment comes amid the public row between the Office of the DPP and INDECOM over the case.
Speaking on Nationwide This Morning,...Read More »
The Senate was brought into disrepute today by Leader of Government Business and Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator AJ Nicholson.
The senior Cabinet Minister and experienced parliamentarian made a disparaging reference to Opposition Senator Marlene Malaloo-Forte wanting to be be raped.
The remark was made while Senator Malaloo-Forte was making her contribution to...Read More »
Information Minister, Senator Sandrea Falconer, says the government will make mistakes in handling cases of Ebola, if the virus were to come to Jamaica.
Senator Falconer is also cautioning the media against sensationalism in reporting on a virus that continues to spark fears globally.
Minister Falconer was speaking today at...Read More »
The President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, Chris Zacca, is questioning Jamaica’s 27 place jump in the latest global Ease of Doing Business Report.
The report says Jamaica has moved to 58 of the 189 countries surveyed, up from 85 last year.
But speaking last evening at the PSOJ’s...Read More »