Month: July 2016

Key Findings And Recommendations: Special Audit Of The PAJ






On Tuesday, July 26 a Special Audit of the Port Authority of Jamaica carried out by The Auditor-General’s office was tabled in Parliament. As reported by The Jamaica Gleaner, the findings of the report revealed millions of dollars in improper








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 29, 2016






PM To Tackle Port Authority Pension Shocker. Prime Minister Andrew Holness will shortly be addressing flagrant breaches of the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, whereby at least 14 senior executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica received both pension








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 28, 2016






Fixing The NIF РFinancial Experts Say Penalties, Proper Asset Management Needed For Insurance Scheme. Making the necessary changes to ensure ongoing sustainability of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Jamaica’s version of a state pension, will require greater political will








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 27, 2016






‘If You’re Being Arrested, Dont Fight The Police’. Assistant Commissioner of Police Norman Heywood is of the view that the manner in which Jamaicans are socialised is what usually causes them to resist arrest by the police…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 26, 2016






Modest Portia – I’ve Lived Within My Means. After declaring liquid assets amounting to approximately $15 million in her latest submission to the Integrity Commission of Parliament, Portia Simpson Miller has said that her primary purpose in politics has been








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 25, 2016






‘Disturbing!’ – Probe Launched After Cops Caught On Video In Tussle With Woman. The relationship between Jamaican citizens and the 151-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is facing renewed scrutiny as a “disturbing” video showing St Andrew policemen kneeling on a








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 22, 2016






Enough! – Too Much Stupidity Causing Carnage On Our Road. Angry at the carnage happening on the roads, in which several accidents have each resulted in multiple fatalities, Jamaicans are being urged to take collective responsibility to put an end








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 21, 2016






Campaign Rules – PNP Lays Down Canon For Leadership Aspirants. People’s National Party (PNP) aspirants seeking election to the posts of president and vice-presidents have been told to desist from attacking any candidate, their teams, or supporters as the party








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 20, 2016






Gov’t To Hold Talks On Successor IMF Agreement Today. The Andrew Holness administration will begin talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today as the Government seeks to hammer out a successor agreement to the current extended fund








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 19, 2016






UWI Blunder – University Honours Rowley, Slights Holness. The Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is facing embarrassment surrounding this week’s planned induction of Dr Keith Rowley, prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, into its honour








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