Category: MA_National

Amended Road Traffic Bill Passes in Senate

After a two-week delay, the Amended Road Traffic Bill has been passed in the Senate and is now on its way to being gazetted. Leader of Government Business in the Upper...

‘Lock Them Up’ – UWI Professor says Politicians Maintaining Links with Organized Crime

UWI Crime and National Security expert, Professor Anthony Clayton, says a number of Jamaica’s Members of Parliament and Senators should be imprisoned for their...

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...

Foster-Allen to Join PEP Review Panel

Retired Permanent Secretary in the Education Ministry and Chairman of the Opposition’s Education Commission, Elaine Foster Allen is to become a member of the...

PetroJam’s Debt Swells 769% over 5yrs

Petrojam’s outstanding debt has ballooned by a staggering 769-percent over the past five years. That’s one of several revelations in the report of the...

Holness Describes PetroJam Report as ‘Watershed Moment’ for Accountability

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is describing the Auditor General’s Report into the operations of Petrojam, as a ‘watershed moment’ for transparency and...

‘Probe Further’ – PNP Calls for More Investigations into PetroJam

The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is calling for further investigations at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. PNP General Secretary, Julian...

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...

AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT INTO PETROJAM