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Published:Sunday | June 28, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Barnett
Ebanks
Saunders
Hylton
Mahfood
Motorists travel towards the Portmore toll booths in St. Catherine.
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Toll operators

 

A frequent villain, they earned the wrath of scores of Jamaicans after they announced that come July 4, toll rates will move up by a low of $10 and a high of $100.

 

Anthony Hylton

 

The minister of industry, investment and commerce found himself under the proverbial bus after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that Cabinet has accepted a recommendation from the National Logistics Initiative Council to cut off talks with the Krauck Group on his much-touted more than US$5 billion investment in the proposed logistics hub.

 

William Mahfood

 

The head of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica kept up the pressure on the Government as he urged the Portia Simpson Miller administration to "move past the Krauck".

 

Mark Barnett

 

The acting president of the National Water Commission talked tough as he announced that the state agency will proceed with drastic measures to collect the money owed by delinquent customers.

 

Major General Stewart Saunders

 

The retired army chief kept tongues wagging as he gave testimony before the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry. He delivered a bomb when he disclosed that the Jamaican military had requested a surveillance aircraft from United States authorities for use during the 2010 operations in West Kingston.

David Ebanks

 The soft spoken veteran journalist wrote his final story and left colleagues in mourning as he passed on.