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Jamaica Ranked 3rd Most Corrupt CARICOM Country, Falls 4 Places On Global Anti-corruption Index

Jamaica has slipped again on the Global Corruption Perception index.The slippage is being partly attributed to the sacking of Education Minister, Ruel Reid, without reason being given and his subsequent arrest and charge on corruption allegations. Anti-corruption advocate and head of National Integrity Action, Professor Trevor Munroe, says Jamaica has …

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More J’cans Believe Country Is Headed In Right Direction

More Jamaicans believe the country is heading in the right direction than those who say it’s not, that’s the finding of the Nationwide Bluedot poll. With concerns about the economy no longer among the biggest problems facing the country, more Jamaicans believe the island is heading in the right direction …

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J’cans See Crime, Unemployment & Corruption As Biggest Issues Affecting Country

Crime, unemployment and corruption are the biggest problems facing the country. Meanwhile, a plurality of 46 per cent of Jamaicans have no confidence that either Prime Minister Andrew Holness or Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, can manage the problem that’s driving fear in the country. That’s one of the findings …

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Ludacris Is Officially A Citizen Of His Wife’s Home Country Gabon

Ludacris is officially a citizen of his wife’s, Eudoxie, home country, Gabon. “We have to be impatient in moving Africa Forward” Ludacris wrote on Instagram, as he held his wife close while staring unapologetically into the camera. The rapper is clearly serious about moving the continent forward was and was …

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Jamaica is 6th Best Country To Start A Business Worldwide

Jamaica has moved up four places to the 71st position in a group of 190 countries after slipping four places in 2019. The list was published in the World Doing Business Report Rankings. In 2018 Jamaica was ranked 70th in the rankings. The world bank publication shows that Jamaica is …

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Chief McPherson Writes Letter To Queen Demanding JMD$314-Billion in Cockpit Country Compensation

Colonel of the Accompong Maroons, Fearon Williams is dismissing the move by Chief McPherson to write to the Queen of England demanding compensation in relation to the Cockpit Country. Chief McPherson claims the Jamaican government owes a debt to the Maroons for both water and bauxite extracted from the Cockpit …

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Taxi & Bus Drivers On Strike

There is a noticeable absence of public transport operators on many routes across the island, JM News has learned. Reports from various sources on the ground indicate that at the start of the new school year, many public transport operators have withdrawn their services over the absence of a fare …

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PM meet with entertainers on Cockpit Country talks

ENTERTAINERS Bounty Killer, Queen Ifrica, and Tony Rebel were invited to-closed-door meeting by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at Vale Royal in St Andrew yesterday afternoon, to discuss the Government’s position regarding the Cockpit Country. Details of the meeting were not forthcoming up to press time. Source for this article Share …

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THE MAROONS URGE GOVERNMENT TO FIND ALTERNATIVES TO MINING IN THE COCKPIT COUNTRY

The maroons are urging the government to examine alternatives to mining that will bring greater benefits to the people who live in the cockpit country. Colonel of the Moore Town maroons, Wallace Sterling, who spoke on the Africa forum on big brother station, Irie Fm, yesterday morning, says there are …

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