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JCF creating vetting unit

STICKING to a promise to clean up its image, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is in the process of establishing a central vetting unit that will […]

April 30, 2012

Law prods public officials toward transparency in Georgia, USA

Cheryl Miller has been hammering at a proverbial stone wall that she sees standing between her and the local school district. Miller is among parents in […]

April 22, 2012

War on corruption now picks pace online with new portal

It is now possible to know the rate of corruption in various counties and also post incidents of bribery, thanks to the anti-graft portal, The […]

April 22, 2012

Media companies lobbying against transparency in United States

Washington, DC, United States (ProPublica) – by Justin Elliott News organizations cultivate a reputation for demanding transparency, whether by suing for access to government documents, dispatching […]

April 22, 2012

DPP: Protocol document to address accountability, transparency concerns

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has released a protocol document in response to the clamour by members of the public for transparency and […]

April 22, 2012

Transparency is an expensive business for fledgling democracies

If information is freely made available to the public, it needs analysing to be of any use, argues Fabiano Angélico, who charts four steps on the […]

April 20, 2012

Transparency combats corruption: Hillary Clinton

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Transparency and open governments are the best way to combat corruption, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said yesterday as she joined […]

April 20, 2012

Activists in Kenya use web to fight back in anti-corruption battle

(CNN) — Students asked to fork out thousands of Kenyan shillings for a bursary; drivers pushed to pay police officers for traffic offences; people asked to […]

April 19, 2012

Keynote Address by Prof Trevor Munroe at the Official Launch of Decision To Prosecute: A…

Mr. Chairman; Honourable Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla; Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn; Honourable Minister of Justice, Senator Mark Golding; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen. Let […]

April 18, 2012