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JAMAICA | PNP talks with Chinese Company may bring reward for Jamaican workers

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 18, 2018: Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy,  Phillip Paulwell  has told  the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) that the Chinese company  Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group) Company Limited (JISCO), has reiterated a commitment that more job opportunities in its mining operations will be afforded to Jamaican workers over their Chinese counterparts at the Alpart plant based in St Elizabeth.

JAMAICA | Paulwell wants removal of the hedge levy

KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 31, 2018:  The Opposition Shadow Minister of Energy, Mr Phillip Paulwell, says that the announcement by PetroJam of the record-breaking increases on petroleum products a day before the holiday (Emancipation Day) is unprecedented and unconscionable; and insists that the government removes the Hedge levy to ease the pressure on motorists.

JAMAICA | Cabinet Appoints new Petrojam Board, Summons Management

KINGSTON, June 19, 2018 - Following public criticism over reported irregularities at the island's sole oil refinery, and a demand by the PNP for intervention by Prime Minister Holness, Cabinet has summonned the permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy as well as the senior management at Petrojam to attend next week's meeting of the Cabinet to respond to allegations of mismanagement at the State-run oil refinery.
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