Full Text | Creary refutes corruption claims in damning Petrojam report

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Former Petrojam board member Richard Creary has taken issue with sections of the damning Integrity Commission report on malpractices and corruption at the state-owned oil refinery. The report claims that Creary was part of the panel that…

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August Town ‘hit man’ arrested at hotel in The Bahamas

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Bahamian police are reporting that a notorious Jamaican gangster has been captured in Grand Bahama. According to the Bahamian authorities, shortly after 12 o’clock yesterday afternoon, a team of officers led an intelligence-…

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Cabinet backed Petrojam appointments – Wheatley

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Former Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley has denied that his appointment of several key persons to the scandal-scarred board of the Petrojam oil refinery was tantamount to collusion. Wheatley, who was roundly criticised as “dishonest” in a…

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PM stands by his man - Scandal-plagued Wheatley may get second chance as minister

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Despite adverse findings against Dr Andrew Wheatley by the director of investigation at the Integrity Commission, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hinted that he would not rule out appointing the embattled former energy minister in a future…

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5-y-o killed in MoBay freak accident

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WESTERN BUREAU: A five-year-old child was killed and three other persons injured in Montego Bay on Wednesday afternoon when an out-of-control car crashed into a group of National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) employees along Claude…

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‘Nothing to hide’ - Camperdown chairman instructs that account documents be given to Integrity Commission

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The chairman of Camperdown High, which has been engulfed in the Petrojam scandal, has fired back at the Integrity Commission, declaring that the school’s administration has nothing to hide. This after the commission reported to Parliament that the…

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Double trouble - Ombudsman cracks whip on public servants campaigning for election

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Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown has written to the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) regarding allegations that public officials aligned to the party are actively involved in representational politics in breach of the Code of Conduct and…

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Restaurants fired up as dining back on menu

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Restaurateurs are upbeat about today’s all-clear to start accommodating dining customers again after being restricted to take-out orders amid austere COVID-19 containment measures since March. Yesterday, Local Government and Community Development…

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Ballistics report in Bogle case inconclusive, says INDECOM

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The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has indicated that more analysis is needed in its probe into whether the bullet that killed August Town resident Susan Bogle was fired by a member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) or gunmen…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo| Gary Peart

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Stay calm and understand the problems that you have, and save as much cash as you can. Reduce your expenses because we do not know what the future holds. This will pass. – Gary Peart CEO, Mayberry Investments Limited

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