KINGSTON, Jamaica – Petrojam has increased ex-refinery gasoline prices by $1.01 per litre effective tomorrow, Thursday May 23.
87 and 90 gasoline will sell at $110.46 and $112.12 per litre respectively from the refinery.
At the same time automotive diesel is increased by 50 cents to sell at $109.86 per litre while ...more »
OPPOSITION spokesperson on Youth, Sports, Gender Affairs, Entertainment, and Culture has tabled a motion in Parliament seeking to have the Government re-establish an inter-ministerial committee created by the previous Administration to formulate a policy regulating the use of Jamaica's national symbols.
The former minister's motion, which has come on the heels of the furore over the stomping on a burning Jamaican flag in a German appliance company's television advertisement, also wants legislation to give legal effect to the guidelines, as well as the completion of a handbook and code for the use of the symbols.
Grange, the first Jamaican politician to take up the issue of the treatment of the flag in the advertisement, had said that while the advertisement did not seem malicious, it was unacceptable to have images of the national flag, or any other flag, being desecrated.
The motion was tabled in the House of Representatives last week Tuesday.
POST A COMMENT
1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.
2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.