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Millions of dollars are being invested by some middle- to upper-income households to use sophisticated devices to steal electricity from the grid, intelligence from light-and-power company the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has revealed.The efforts of...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness should publicly name all the individuals, entities, and consultants that collected millions of dollars "they were not entitled to" from the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam and use all legal and persuasive means to...
Western Bureau:Despite the seeming reluctance by successive governments to fully embrace casino gambling, a leading United States expert is insisting that Jamaica stands to make billions from the activity.The case for Jamaica to move quickly to...
Chairman of National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe is adamant that the full force of the law must be brought against all parties embroiled in the Petrojam saga.Following the recent damning revelations by Auditor General Pamela...
The second-highest decision-making arm of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), the Central Executive, unanimously agreed yesterday to endorse the auditor general's report on Petrojam being examined by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC)....
- Limacol Caribbean Premier League (ICPL) big bucks Nearly US$1 million in prizes will be up for grabs in the inaugural Limacol Caribbean Premier League (ICPL), organisers have announced. The array of prizes that the six franchise teams will be battling for over the next four weeks was unveiled as... Read More
- Poor turn out at Emancipation vigil Few people attended the Emancipation Vigil at the Port Antonio Square Wednesday night as messages were read and the traditional Abeng blown by Maroon Joel Bernard at midnight. The Abeng is an instrument originally used by the Maroons for... Read More
- Police seized ganja in Manchester Police seized approximately eighty pounds of ganja and a motor vehicle on the New Green main road in Mandeville Wednesday evening. Reports from the Area 3 Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) are that about 9:35 pm a team of officers... Read More
- Castro says it was consensual Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro during his sentencing hearing today apologised for kidnapping and imprisoning three women in his home for ten years. "I'm not a monster, I am sick said Castro who stated that he is addicted to pornography. Castro who... Read More
- Court rules in favour of Rihanna The Barbados-born international pop star, Rihanna, Wednesday won a case against British fashion chain, Topshop, which had been using her image on a T-shirt without her approval. High Court Justice Colin Birss, who did not make an assessment of... Read More
- Bubka speak on doping International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidential candidate Sergey Bubka urged athletics authorities to clamp down on drug cheats and increase the length of their bans. Bubka was speaking yesterday in the wake of a recent wave of high-profile... Read More