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13yr Old in Custody in Connection with Mother’s Murder

A 13-year-old boy is now in Police custody being questioned in relation to the stabbing death of his mother in Berkshire District, Westmoreland. Dead is 44-year-old...

Education Ministry Defends Presentation of PEP Mock Exam Results

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, is defending his ministry’s decision to combine the standards met and nearly met scores when it presented the mock exam...

PSOJ Calls for Tough Sanctions after Auditor General’s Report into PetroJam

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) is calling for appropriate sanctions against those found by the Auditor General to be in breach of Petrojam and the...

Only 25% of Housing Demand being Met

Only a quarter of the country’s annual demand for houses is being met. That’s the word from the Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Economic Growth...

NHT Housing Starts & Completions Ahead of Target

National Housing Trust Managing Director, Martin Miller, says the NHT is significantly ahead of its targets so far this year. He says both housing starts, and...

AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT INTO PETROJAM

Auditor General Delivers Damning Report into Management of PetroJam

Auditor General Pamela Munroe Ellis has delivered a damning report on the operations of the State-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. According to the comprehensive audit...

PetroJam Report: NO Value from Two Multi-Million Dollar Contracts

Auditor General’s report also reveals that Petrojam did not obtain any value from $17.4-million paid to a consultant to execute two service contracts. That’s...

SURPRISE!! – PetroJam Spends $2.6m on Birthday Parties

The Auditor General’s report on Petrojam’s operations says the State-owned oil refinery’s former General Manager signed off on over $2.6-million for...

Police Operation Under Way in East Kingston

A number of persons have been arrested in a special operation now underway in the East Kingston Police division. Head of the division, Superintendent Victor Hamilton...