SCAMMED - Office of the Contractor-General uncovers massive NHT fraud; 18-year OCG veteran fired
Contractor General Gregg Christie yesterday revealed that his office had uncovered an elaborate criminal conspiracy involving a group of sham contractors, exploiting the National Housing Trust (NHT). In releasing the bombshell, Christie revealed that some of his staff are likely to be involved in the racket, forcing him to clean house.
- Police probe second death threat at OCG
- Opposition queries NHF spending
- Government looks to MOU4
- Chin shocks court with new evidence
- The pilot is to be blamed, says aviation expert
- Business as usual for OCG
- Axe falls at the Ritz - More than 80 workers sent home
- 'Dammed' for safety
Still in charge - Mitchell says his position as NHT chairman has not changed
Chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT), Howard Mitchell, yesterday said he remained chairman of the organisation, although he had not received the green light from the Government.
- St Catherine records first road death
- Armed Caymanas intruder arrested
- Convict detained at court's pleasure
- 'Mourning into dancing!' - Religious leaders preach hope and unity
- Thursdaytalk - the hottest topics on the cocktail circuit
- Holy Family Primary salutes scholar and priest
- A passion to serve the poor - Poor relief worker gives decades of service and counting
- Health professionals lauded - US health group commends Jamaican nurses for creativity
- Fulfilling your purpose by helping others
- Veteran racehorse owner scolds CTL
- Journalist gets 16 years for bribery
IMF letter of intent ready
Jamaica's letter of intent to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now ready, meaning the country could be just weeks away from signing a US$1.2-billion loan agreement with the IMF.
- Cold causes energy price jump, devastates crops
- Trash to gas: Landfill energy projects increasing
- Police issue warning
- Major redundancy at Windalco
Scale-down was necessary - WICB VP Cameron defends reduced fixture at tournament launch
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) vice-pre-sident Dave Cameron, pleaded for understanding following the board's decision to scale down the regional four-day championship to one round of matches.
- Questions all start with Tiger
- Dominica PM targeting Tests for Windsor Park
- Injury stumps Shiv
- BRIEFS - No ICC review
- Veteran racehorse owner scolds CTL
- Jarrett Park preparation affected by rains
- S Africa in winning position
- Barcelona coach Guardiola takes blame for Sevilla loss
- Lakers fight back to beat Rockets
- Waterhouse qualify despite shocking loss
- Georges nail Portmore 3-1
- Boys' Town, Sporting in entertaining stalemate
- Ver focusing Indoors
- Greene, Williams-Darling are special guests for meet
- WICB rejects date change to facilitate Beyoncé concert
- Hinds picked for IPL auction
Editorial - Moving beyond parliamentary dramatics
It would have been grander theatre if the Opposition had 'elected' a speaker and had managed to have the mace in place for its unilateral sitting of the House on Tuesday.
- Still treating the symptoms
- Fighting crime is everybody's responsibility
- Yemen on edge
- Inspiring Jamaicans in 2010
LETTER OF THE DAY - Advice for new commissioner of Jamaica Constabulary Force
The Editor, Sir: Please allow me to publish these suggestions to whomever is chosen as the new commissioner of police for Jamaica.
Babyface set to rock Jazz and Blues Festival
There are many artistes that can dazzle a crowd with the power of their voices, but there are few that can touch persons with their voices, their words and the melody of their own beat like Grammy award winner Babyface. Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds is not only a soft, sweet singer, but a stunning songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entrepreneur.
- Great Guinness finals showdown set for Mas Camp this Saturday
- Quickies - Sam Mendes may direct next Bond film
Dessert on the go
Fast-food restaurants are taking the notion of fast food to a whole new dimension. It is a fact that some fast-food restaurants have for some time added dessert items to their menu. However, what is new is the increase in restaurants offering this as well as the various options customers have.
Bad weather causes delay
Unusually heavy snowfall stranded hundreds of motorists, disrupted trains and shut down schools and airports across Britain yesterday as the country suffered through its longest cold snap in nearly 30 years.
- Three al-Qaida militants arrested
- Democrats ditch re-election plans
- No ruling on the use of 'Allah'
- UN peacekeepers help prepare for election in Haiti
- Fake Jagdeo profile on Facebook
- General election set for February
- Caribbean briefs
- Government accepts NY mayor's assistance
- Brit praised for contribution