| 'Only 5% corruption' - Deputy Commissioner says most policemen are honest, hard-working and decent
THE POLICE have responded to National Security Minister Dr. Peter Phillips' statement about the level of corruption in the Force, limiting the malady to five per cent of the membership and pointing out that steps are being taken to arrest it.
KSAC rakes in $22m from car pounds since January
THE KINGSTON and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has raked in more than $22 million from car impoundment so far this year.
One dead, 15 hurt in accidents
WESTERN BUREAU: A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was killed and 15 persons injured in two separate motor vehicle accidents in St. Elizabeth and St. James, yesterday.
NWA awaits decision on St James works freeze
WESTERN BUREAU: THE NATIONAL Works Agency (NWA) will have to wait until next month for a response from the St. James Parish Council to its request to freeze construction in areas designated for the proposed Montego Bay bypass.
Gov't to announce increased minimum wage by next week
THE GOVERNMENT is to announce next week the increase in wages and benefits it has granted to security guards and other workers paid at the level of the National Minimum Wage, as well as when the new rates will become effective.
Ja records lowest sugar output in sixty years
JAMAICA, THE largest sugar producer in the Caribbean, has recorded its lowest production output in the last 60 years.
Paper recycling plant for Riverton
WASTE PAPER, which previously found its way to the Riverton City landfill, will in a few weeks be destined for an alternate location in Riverton 11 Park Way.