Tag: Petrojam

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 30, 2016

Ready For Matthew – Gov’t Says It’s Prepared For Hurricane, Jamaicans Urged To Store Water. The Government late last night declared that it was prepared to deal with the impending passage of Matthew, which yesterday afternoon, became the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Timeline Of The Bad Gas Saga

Many Jamaican motorists were not able to enjoy their Christmas and have found the start of the new year a pain in the pockets as their vehicles have been damaged by contaminated gas. The ‘bad gas’ saga started late last

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 22, 2015

‘Slap In The Face’ – Mothers Offended By UHWI’s Failure To Accept Liability For Dead Babies. Tears flowed freely down the face of Malissa Bryan, one of the mothers whose babies died from the bacterial outbreaks at the University Hospital of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need to Know Today – December 2, 2015

Cut The Ties – Blair Says Gov’ts Must Detach Resources From Dons. Former Political Ombudsman Bishop Herro Blair has suggested that future administrations must commit to disconnect government and party resources from area dons as a first step towards diminishing their

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 4, 2015

Election Funds Scarce For Rookie MPs, Caretakers. Aspirants on both sides of the political divide say they are facing stiff challenges in accessing millions of dollars required to run an effective election campaign, and are forced to become creative to keep

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 6, 2015

Toxic City – Report Says Communities Very High Risk After Exposure To Riverton Fire Fumes. Very high risk! Several communities within a five-kilometre (3.1 miles) radius of theRiverton dump were given that designation as a result of their exposure to toxins

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 23, 2015

Buy Your Own Oil – Put Up Or Shut Up, PCJ Tells Private Sector. Christopher Cargill, chairman of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica, yesterday challenged the private sector to put up or shut up, if it is dissatisfied with the way the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 12, 2015

Not On OUR Watch. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has rejected a request from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to charge 15 per cent interest on customer accounts that are overdue for any period over three days… Read more at

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 6, 2015

Bus Fare Rollback? The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is currently conducting an analysis of falling fuel prices to determine if the savings are enough to roll back bus fares, but one economist is warning that such a move would be

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Biggest Stories Of 2014

What a year 2014 has been! As usual, there were highs and lows; good, bad and ugly. Below, we round up some of the biggest headline-making stories of the year. Look back with us. Prime Minister’s $50M Travel Bill irks Jamaicans,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,