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Petrojam needs an upgrade – PM says urgent action required, as oil refinery is in danger of becoming obsolete

Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the Petrojam oil refinery is in danger of becoming obsolete.The state-run entity was laid bare …read more

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Several Jamaican hotels being sued in the US, says attorney

WESTERN BUREAU:An increasing number of assault, rape, negligence and personal-injury cases are being filed against Jamaican resorts in federal courts …read more

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Ensure PAC discusses Petrojam audit by mid-January or else, Opposition warns

The parliamentary Opposition has given the Andrew Holness administration a deadline of mid-January to ensure that the findings of a …read more

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Get the cash – Ashley urges Holness to name beneficiaries, recover millions improperly spent at Petrojam

Prime Minister Andrew Holness should publicly name all the individuals, entities, and consultants that collected millions of dollars “they were …read more

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Munroe: Bring full force of law against violators

Chairman of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is adamant that the full force of the law must be …read more

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Parties, Petrojam & Phillip – Paulwell admits lack of oversight and calls for opposition members to be named to boards of state entities

With the fallout from the auditor general’s probe into the operations of Petrojam stretching to the People’s National Party, which …read more

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Party payback – Wheatley looking to return US$1,000 used to buy birthday cake and more

Stung by the public criticisms that followed a disclosure that some $1.5 million was spent by Petrojam to throw him …read more

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Wheatley’s woes grow! – Former energy minister says AG’s findings left him hurt, humbled and backing calls for forensic probe into $5.2b oil loss

Dr Andrew Wheatley, who held the energy portfolio for most of the past two years, has expressed disappointment and pain …read more

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New road laws in three months – Senate passes Road Traffic Act

The new road traffic legislation was passed by the Senate yesterday, four years after it was first proposed.The Road Traffic …read more

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