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Enterprise team to oversee PetroJam as the Energy Portfolio heads to the Office of Prime Minister

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has placed the energy portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) as the shake up of PetroJam continues. That means embattled Minister Wheatley is no longer in charge of overseeing the Energy Portfolio and

PetroJam fires back at Gleaner story

The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology has taken careful note of the Gleaner article titled, “Pricey Petrojam Insurance – Bidder Says Process Corrupt”, published on Tuesday June 26, 2018.  In that article, the Chairman of Marathon Insurance Brokers demanded

JLP Central Executive confirm Caretakers for next Elections

The Central Executive meeting held today at the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Belmont Road Headquarters ended with the party officers confirming four caretaker candidates.  Senator Ruel Reid has been confirmed as the JLP caretaker for the North West St Ann Constituency. Reid,

We support Transparency says Dr. Chang

General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang says the party fully supports the approach of the government in its handling of issues related to Petrojam. According to Dr Chang, ”The government has the full support of

Movado son charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder

The Sixteen year old son of dancehall Entertainer Mavado has been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder . This is in connection with brutal shooting and beheading of Lorenzo Thomas in Cassava Piece. Thomas was murdered days after

Wheatley to sue Mark Golding over PETROJAM saga

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr Andrew Wheatley says he is seeking legal advice with the intention of taking legal action against the Opposition Spokesperson on Finance Mark Golding, for what he considers a defamatory Facebook post by Mr

More trouble in the PNP, this time in Region 3

The beleaguered Opposition Peoples National Party (PNP) is imploding as another gulf has opened up in it’s ranks. This time in Region Three. It’s understood that out spoken Councillor Kary Douglas clashed with Vice President of the PNP, Angella Brown-Burke

Former Jamaican Football player shot and killed

LBC NEWS understand that a former Jamaican football player and buisness man was shot and killed at the Mayfair hotel in Kingston earlier this evening. Reports are sketchy at the moment but it’s understood that he came into Kingston to