Weekly Round-up: PetroJam names new board... Cop held for stolen vehicle... Ja defeats B'dos in women's T20

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The controversy engulfing PetroJam deepened on Monday with news that the three Jamaican members on the board of the oil refinery quit amidst a hailstorm of allegations including nepotism, corporate donations, and contract arrangements, among other things.

A day later the Office of Prime Minister announced that Cabinet had approved the appointment of a new board consisting of Paul Hoo, former chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited, Rosie Pilner, former vice president, Scotia Bank and Wayne Powell, former vice president, Scotia Bank.

On the crime scene, a police constable based in St James was on Thursday arrested after reportedly attempting to sell a motor car which was stolen in Portmore, St Catherine a week earlier.

In sport, hosts Jamaica hoisted the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 crown after putting in a dogged team effort to defeat Barbados by four runs in Sunday's nail-biting fifth and final-round match at Sabina Park.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

Two senior staffers at Petrojam quit

Miss Lou treasure discovered at book sale in UK, handed over to NLJ

Send us high performers

Foreign minister warns that US trade dispute could hurt alumina exports

Crackdown in Annotto Bay

NWA gets ready for complete closure of Three Miles

Mavado defends his son's innocence

Six reputed Klansman Gang members granted bail

St James cop arrested in connection with stolen motor car

Jamaica edge Barbados to lift CWI Regional Women's T20 crown

Clovis toon

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