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Satterswaite's Husband Held

Real estate agent and retired banker, Terrence Allen, has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of money laundering.

The 68 year old Allen was picked up yesterday morning by the Major Organized Crime and Anti Corruption Agency, MOCA.

Allen of Cherry Gardens in upscale St. Andrew, is the husband of...Read More »


Social Partnership Falling Apart?

Environmental groups have signaled their intention to withdraw from the 2013 Partnership for Jamaica.

The decision comes a day after the Jamaica Civil Society Coalition’s Carol Narcisse, called on signatories to consider their alliance with the partnership.

The environmental groups say the Prime Minister’s decision not to fire the board of the...Read More »


JCC JMA PSOJ on NHT

The country’s three most powerful private sector groups say they’re deeply disappointed that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has missed the opportunity to restore public confidence in the National Housing Trust, NHT, by failing to appoint a new Board.

The observation was made in a joint statement by the Jamaica Chamber...Read More »


Phillips Standing Firm

Councillor for the Papine Division in the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation, the PNP’s Venisha Phillips, is resolute in her criticism of the NHT Board and its Chairman, Easton Douglas, over the handling of the Outameni controversy.

Councillor Phillips today spoke with Cliff Hughes on Power 106 following her posts...Read More »


More NHT-Outameni Dissent

There’s more dissent from within the ranks of the governing PNP regarding the NHT/Outameni deal and the Prime Minister’s handling of the scandal gripping her administration

State Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, and PNP Deputy General Secretary , Julian Robinson, has joined two other PNP members in voicing publicly...Read More »


Heated JA House Briefing

Information Minister, Senator Sandrea Falconer, today defended the embattled board of the National Housing Trust, at a temperamental media conference at Jamaica House.

Senator Falconer says Cabinet has determined that the Easton Douglas-led Board did not act illegally or corruptly, in its decision to buy the Outameni property for 1-hundred-and-80-million dollars.

The...Read More »


CVM Workers Strike

Workers at the CVM Communications group are on strike over what they say is the improper dismissal of an employee.

The employee, Ms. Michell Charles was sent home today.

But General Secretary of the National Workers Union, Granville Valentine says this is an act of victimization.

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