Con-man country - Sham contractors defraud Gov't of awards - Police suspect mastermind behind scams
CHIEF WATCHDOG of the country's contracts-award process, Greg Christie, has revealed that the sham contractors implicated in the National Housing Trust saga are just the tip of what appears to be the colossal iceberg of shady service providers getting government contracts...
- Web of deceit - Corruption collars Jamaica
- Corrupt attorneys - Allegations mount against lawyers
- Links and bribery - Too many Jamaicans accept corruption as a way of life
- Construction, the hustlers' magnet
- 'It's hard work' - Felice feeling the heat as he attempts to rid the force of corrupt cops
- NHT snap search! - Contractor general intensifies probe into awarding of contracts by the state agency
- JCDC restructures, board resigns
- Cabinet retreat ends
Uptowners snub churches - Upscale communities oppose location of places of worship
While the Guiness Book of Records lists Jamaica as the country with the most churches per square mile, the majority of these places of worship are based in poor communities. Upscale communities almost uniformly have no churches, with residents instead travelling...
- Vox Pop
- Women to the frontline - More females emerging as church leaders
- Don't blame us - Church leaders say they are doing their part in the fight against crime
- Quietly making a difference - Church leaders say no need to announce the many social programmes in which they are involved
- More surprises at Spencer's trial
- New Portland bridge under threat from Rio Grande
- Privatisation should be meaningful
- HONOURABLE HOMES - 32 Marcus Garvey Way an unfit hero's home
- Portmore hopes for tourists from Lakeland
Fast food price hike - Customers paying more at KFC, Burger King, Island Grill
It used to be that fast food was the answer when dining on a tight budget. Now, those budget meals are not only likely to pile on the pounds, but put the squeeze on patrons' pockets as well. While consumers were bracing for generally higher prices on goods and services...
- Income tax roll reflects few $10m salaries - Economist expects more to shift from high brackets to avoid higher tax
- Proven to issue 200m shares in private placement Jan 20
- Got it right this time ... after third try
- When things are slow, try studying - Metcalfe - Clovis Metcalfe, managing director of First
- EPA Technologies Limited ...Making money from maths and more
- Workers upbeat as new owners revamp Duckenfield
- Google, Apple spar in high-tech smartphone battle
- Heated power play over climate change
- From inside the markets
- String of investment bubbles
- Managing your money and life
Jamaica in driver's seat
Wavell Hinds reminded cricket fans that he still has what it takes to perform at the regional level when he slammed 95 to push defending champions Jamaica into a commanding position against the Windward Islands ...
- Students in command
- Kerron Stewart: Ottey is my idol
- Harbour View, BT hunt last berth in end of round final
- Gladstone Robinson is dead
- Francis hits top form
- Slim lead for Leewards
- Record leap for Porter
- Matthews versus Ventura - 50 years ago
EDITORIAL - Thank you, Shaggy
Orville Burrell, or Shaggy, as he is better known, has been able to maintain a universal fan base without sacrificing the iconoclasm and irreverence of the Jamaican dancehall.Indeed, Shaggy understands that it is too easy to attempt...
- PUBLIC AFFAIRS - Alternatives to signed social partnership pacts
- University fi stone dog, again
- Justice, truth and taxes
- When banks make super profits ...
Promoters request performers' alter egos
Marion Hall has two very important performances this month. First, she will do Pepsi Rebel Salute 2010 on Saturday at the Port Kaiser Sports Club, St Elizabeth. Then, about two weeks later, she will be onstage at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival...
- 'Conscious' decision pays off
- YVAs & EMEs - survive another season
- Bringing a better vibe - Kingston has big plans for Jamaica concert
- Getting ready to 'Jazz it up' - 2010 staging set to transform Trelawny stadium
- Sizzling line-up for the festival
- Jamaica Youth Theatre selected for world festival
- Reggae Music Festival celebrates 50 years of Jamaican talent
- DA to seek indictment of Jackson's doctor
Thursday night, when fireworks lit up the skies over Kingston Harbour, Sylvester Johnson tightly held on to his son Kareem's legs - he was sitting on his shoulders. The youngster beamed with joy as the dazzling, coloured lights, accompanied by onomatopoeic ...
- Under the Peace Tree with Miss Lou and Principal Jackson
- Verene Shepherd launches 'Livestock, Sugar and Slavery'
- Mona off to 'Worlds'
Shaggy and friends deliver spectacular concert
The Shaggy and Friends concert held at Jamaica House on January 2 could be considered one of the major social soirées to kick off the new year. This time around, the decor was taken to another level and the lawns of Jamaica House ...
- What they wore
- The hip in the strip
- Seeing in the new year, Terra Nova style
- My Down Time with ... Mario Winans
- Ringing in the new year Sandals style
- Welcoming the new year, Ibiza style
- Brian Roper a passion for service
- Curry goat master
- All That Jazz - Cerebral Jazz makes its debut in Montego Bay
- Why is everything so dry?
- Total togetherness Ball
- Debt and relationships
Cabinet retreat and Jamaica's advance
It's the latest cry in Jamaica: Show us the plan! Show us the way out of the economic crisis; show us a path beyond the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement. There is consensus that there is no alternative to the IMF loan. The People's National Party...
- High interest rates as a financial solution
- The cheap politics of poverty
- POLITICS OF OUR TIME - Bunglin government
- The greatest free lunch of all
- What size public sector?
Tastee takes the TAXI!
Patty maker, Tastee Limited, has revved up its campaign to maintain increased visibility in the Corporate Area. The company, which was established in 1966, has branded 100 taxi-cabs in the capital city with illuminated roof top signs...