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Holness Losing Credibility On Corruption


Prime Minister Andrew Holness should be troubled by the latest Transparency International (TI) report, in which Jamaica fell 14 places on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2016. His inaction would suggest it is no trouble to him whatsoever.

Take the matter of Karl Samuda and the revelation that he benefited from several acres of Mombasa grass being planted on his farm, and mix in the less-discussed, but perhaps more important, issue of Hugh Graham being dismissed, either by the minister or by the Dairy Board, the Dairy Board having either recommended him for permanent employment or dismissed him.

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