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President of the Jamaica Manufacturers' and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Metry Seaga, is adamant that Government must ensure transparency in its investigation of allegations of financial impropriety at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam."My...

MOSCOW (AP):By starting their World Cup with a win, Senegal also saved Africa from embarrassment in the tournament.The continent was facing the prospect of a worst-ever World Cup start before Senegal beat Poland yesterday. The 2-1 victory was the...

Managing Director of the Transport Authority, Cecil Morgan, told members of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday that five 40-seater buses costing $115 million ordered by the previous management of the entity could not pass over...

Western Bureau:A police corporal who allegedly breached the Corruption Prevention Act last Thursday and successfully eluded personnel from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) has reportedly submitted an application for sick...

Paul Hoo, former chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited; Rosie Pilner, a former vice-president of Scotiabank; and Wayne Powell, who also served as a vice-president of Scotiabank, have been appointed to replace the three Jamaican directors who resigned...

Prison boss Ina Hunter has been freed of a criminal charge related to the longstanding problem of sewage flowing from the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre on to the roadway.Hunter, commissioner of corrections at the Department of Correctional...

A Supreme Court judge has ordered the immediate and unconditional release of a man who has spent more than two decades in prison after he was convicted for fatally stabbing another man during a robbery.Elvis Thomas, who was 17 years old when he...

SOCHI, Russia (AP):Unlike the other FIFA World Cup favourites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.Having Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku capable of scoring the way they did against Panama helps...

Grade five students at Calabar Infant, Primary and Junior High, as well as Winward Road Primary schools, emerged from day one of the national mock exam of the performance task component of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) with mixed reactions."It was...

Teachers have given the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination the thumbs up after yesterday's national mock sitting, citing its practicability and ease. However, while confident of its role in preparing students for secondary-level education,...
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