JAMAICA: FORMER CORRUPTION CZAR WARNS OF “BLANKET CORRUPTION”

An article in the Gleaner on 24th October reported that former Dirk Harrison, who resigned in September from the Integrity Commission as acting director of corruption prosecutions, detailed how the pockets of local contractors are raided by politicians, police, etc although already faced with stiff competition from foreigners who enjoy vast concessions.  The revelations are described as “stunning”.  He said that he knew of contractors who refused to vie for government contracts because it was no longer profitable for them because of endemic corruption between the processes of bidding and competition.

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20191024/extortion-racket-former-corruption-czar-says-politicians-dons-police

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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