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John Levy, general secretary of UCASE.

Trade unionist John Levy is hoping to break down the resistance from operators in the global services sector to have union representation within their firms, pointing out that several government and private-sector entities have scuppered attempts...
Ransford Braham, chairman of the Urban Development Corporation.

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has declared that it has nothing to hide after the Auditor General’s Department (AuGD) halted an audit because of problems getting information. The UDC, the country’s main urban and rural development agency...
Security consultant Robert Finzi-Smith.

With three events in the past week leaving the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) with a black eye, there is increasing public concern over the effect the incidents will have on the army’s reputation. The latest incident, which took the form of a domestic...

A company which was being entertained by the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) as it selected another for a multibillion-dollar contract that was not tendered to provide 30 fire trucks has written to the Integrity Commission seeking its intervention. The...

Key surrogates of the Lisa Hanna and the Mark Golding campaigns say that they are shunning vote-buying as they prepare to shift gears heading into the November 7 battle for the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP). Writing in The...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Starting next year, the Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will be moderating all school-based assessments (SBAs) instead of samples from respective examination centres. This was revealed on Sunday...

With rising COVID-19 cases in the municipality, the St Catherine Health Department is moving to carry out intensive COVID-19 testing of residents in the 14 nursing homes in Portmore to see whether they have been affected by the virus. Prior to this...

Sandra Phillips, the wife of the Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips, has said that an institution had reported Jamaican-dollar figures for securities, resulting in the latest Integrity Commission statutory declaration report on her family showing...

Although former president and distinguished member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), Donald Reynolds, has earned a national award for stellar work in the field of accounting and significant contribution to public- and...

Each year, as we recall the contribution of past and present heroes, we are inspired by their selflessness and moved to emulate their courage. By their outstanding sacrifices, our heroes have made Jamaica a better place. We are proud of our rich...
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