Power 106 FM election news, Tuesday July 31

Written by JamaicaElections.com

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Paulwell cleared by Cabinet, and himself
A Cabinet review team set up to investigate the awarding of a telecommunications licence to Solutrea Jamaica Limited has cleared Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell of any wrongdoing.

Information Minister Donald Buchanan says the team found nothing wrong in the awarding of the licence.

The review team comprised Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Paulwell, the Permanent Secretary in the Technology Ministry Dr. Jean Dixon and Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Carlton Davis.

Solutrea Jamaica yesterday announced that it had scrapped plans to conduct cellular business in Jamaica.

Economist welcomes JLP manifesto
At least one economist is welcoming plans by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to create more investments if it forms the next government.

In its manifesto launched yesterday, the party has proposed to create a more business-friendly environment as well as establish an offshore business centre in downtown Kingston.

Economist Errol Gregory says the proposal is needed by the country at this time.

According to Mr. Gregory the proposal can be implemented through the collaboration the public and private sector to attract more foreign investments.

He is also welcoming plans by the party to transform the country’s economy over the next five years.

The JLP has also announced plans to strengthen the police force by increasing its investigative and forensic capability, among other areas.

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