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Holness’s words must match actions

We are optimistic for Andrew Holness. His seeks to be a bridge generation, one which saw the putrid politics of the past and can do things differently. […]

July 28, 2017

Another accused lottery scammer extradited to US

JAMAICAN Gregory Gooden was yesterday extradited to the United States to face federal charges related to the international lottery scheme. The United States Embassy, in a […]

July 28, 2017

Editorial | Integrity Bill Needs Another Look

We have no cause to question the Government’s decision last year to purchase two offshore patrol vessels for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coastguard from the […]

July 25, 2017

Light On Corruption | Reduce Corruption And Watch Jamaica Grow

Clarendon was among the hardest-hit parishes in double whammy flood rains just a few weeks apart in May and June. As rehabilitation work in the parish […]

July 25, 2017

‘Bad-Mind’ Active – Crime, Violence, Corruption And Envy The Worst Things About Living In Jamaica

Crime, violence and ‘bad-mindedness’ have emerged as the main issues that cause most Jamaicans to not be so proud of the country. Corruption, unemployment and poverty […]

July 25, 2017

Gov’t Bows To Pressure, Will Make Slight Changes To Anti-Corruption Bill

There will be slight changes to the Integrity Commission bill, an anti-corruption legislation that, in its current form, would allow Cabinet to designate as confidential any […]

July 25, 2017

How Parliament Could Change Controversial Clause In Anti-Corruption Bill

The Government is facing mounting pressure to remove a section of an anti-corruption bill that would allow Cabinet to designate some contracts ‘confidential’ and require that […]

July 24, 2017

Civil Society Advocate Calls For Jamaicans To Target MPs Over Anti-Corruption Bill Controversy

Civil society advocate Jeanette Calder is urging Jamaicans to target their elected representatives on social media as part of efforts to force Parliament to remove a provision in an […]

July 24, 2017

PSOJ, NIA Want Cabinet-Favoured Provision Removed From Anti-Corruption Bill

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and the National Integrity Action (NIA) are calling for the removal of a provision in an anti-corruption bill that would allow […]

July 24, 2017