Petrojam extradition requests - MOCA could make second attempt to have Grindley, Bahado-Singh face charges in Jamaica

The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) could make another push to have former Petrojam executives Floyd Grindley and Perceval Bahado-Singh extradited to Jamaica to face charges over their alleged roles in the messy Petrojam...more..

Voters not moved by corruption, say top pollsters - Johnson, Anderson say J’cans see it as a way of life

Corruption has not featured as a big-ticket item in past general elections and is unlikely to be the factor tipping the scales in one party or another’s favour this time around, the island’s two main pollsters, Don Anderson and Bill Johnson, have...more..

Holness admin gets failing grade for corruption - Ja won’t get rid of scourge until bigwigs jailed, citizens open eyes to crippling effects

Despite occasional howls from civil society, Jamaica will not see a dramatic decline in corruption – or the perception thereof – until enablers in high places are collared and locked away, insists management consultant Dr Henley Morgan as three...more..

Unacceptable! - Integrity Commission boss says MPs should not accept cash, gifts to distribute to constituents

Two months after lawmakers on both sides of the political divide lauded a $31.5-million donation from business mogul Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Jamaica’s corruption watchdog agency has warned parliamentarians that they should not accept cash and other...more..

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Suspect in 2018 double murder charged The St Catherine South Police have charged a suspect with the 2018 murders of a man and a woman in Zambia, Central Village, St Catherine. Reports are that 24-year-old customer service representative Nicolet...more..

#JamaicaTogether Promo | Delroy McLean

Resilience in the face of adversity is a core part of our Jamaican identity. Consider the many times we have lived this principle in sport, industry, and academia. The COVID-19 pandemic will not get the best of us if we work together to fight this...more..

Belnavis in a bind - 10 JLP councillors ask mayor to resign

Michael Belnavis, the mayor and chairman of the St Ann’s Bay Municipal Corporation, is faced with a decision to relinquish his position or could possibly be unceremoniously toppled from his high seat. With a no-confidence motion from five People’...more..

Election not on my mind, says Holness - PM says he is focusing on economic recovery

Annotto Bay, St Mary Brushing aside increased speculation in recent times that a general election could be on the horizon, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that restoring the economy and ensuring that people regain employment are high on his...more..

INDECOM probing shooting of man, soldier in August Town

Residents of Bedward Crescent in August Town, St Andrew, yesterday accused members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) of shooting one of their neighbours while he was watering his plants at around 9:45 Thursday night. The residents also complained...more..

Mentally ill man gets bail after 20 years behind bars

Western Bureau: Forty-nine-year-old Abraham Lawrence, one of several mentally challenged persons, who had been locked away in state custody for two decades, was granted bail in the St Elizabeth Parish Court in Black River yesterday. Lawrence,...more..