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The Auditor General has uncovered grave concern about governance practices at the Port Authority of Jamaica. In a special audit tabled in Parliament today, the Auditor General reported millions of dollars in bonus over-payments to senior employees at the Authority and multiple pensions to the same individuals.

A return delegation is now preparing to visit Trinidad & Tobago, according to outgoing president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, William Mahfood, who says he says he awaits final word from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....

The Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has rebutted a no-case submission by the attorney defending accused murderer, businessman Stephen Causewell.

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says it’s dealing with another protest by residents of Maxfield Avenue in St Andrew who claim streetlights in their community were disconnected following the removal of illegal supply by the company....

Former justice minister Mark Golding says he agrees that a review of the Evidence Act is timely and should be pursued. Golding was responding to attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie’s call for amendments to the law to make it easier for...

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona has given students with outstanding balances until Friday to settle their debts owed. The UWI says the bursary cashier will extend its opening hours for an additional hour up to Friday to facilitate...

Sprinting star Asafa Powell had a hiccup as he arrived at the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this morning.

The attorney for businessman Stephen Causewell this morning asked a High Court judge to toss the murder charge against him, arguing that prosecutors have failed to counter the question of self-defence.

The third man charged in 'grand fraud' at the Manchester Parish Council is to appear in court tomorrow. Kendal Richards, a works overseer at the Council, was charged by the police yesterday. Richards is charged with breaches of the...

Attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie is calling for amendments to the law to make it easier for electronic evidence to be admitted in court.

THE VOICE (UK): Two people have been arrested after a 34-year-old man was fatally shot at a "swingers" "sex party" organised by a Jamaican dancehall star. Surrey Police said a man has been held on suspicion of murder and another...

PARIS (AP): An Italian politician is urging Pope Francis to put the slain French priest, the Rev Jacque Hamel, on a fast track for sainthood. Roberto Maroni, the president of the Lombard region, said in an appeal circulated on social media that...

The Co-Convenor of Citizens Action for Principle and Integrity, Dennis Meadows has commended Simpson Miller for making her assets public stating that the move will help to eliminate the concerns of corruption in the public service. Meadows said...

Political commentator Kevin O'Brien Chang says the Finance Minister Audley Shaw and his Opposition counterpart Dr Peter Phillips should now move to release their financial records. His comments came as Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller...

Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller has finally released her financial records showing that her liquid assets are worth just under $15 million. Simpson Miller this afternoon disclosed copies of her filings which had been made to the Integrity Commission for the past 10 years.

About 1,000 school officials are to benefit from training sessions focused on school safety being offered by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. These sessions are being done in keeping with the ministry’s emphasis on...
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