Kalilah Enriquez

‘Don’t Fear Inflation Targeting’, says Paraguayan Central Bank Governor

President of Paraguay’s Central Bank, Dr. Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos, says Jamaicans should not be afraid of inflation targeting. Inflation targeting is a...

Jamaica Temporarily Closing Caracas Embassy

The Government of Jamaica has announced that it’s temporarily closing its Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela effective April 1. In a statement this morning, Foreign...

New JPS Plant 90% Complete

Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, says its 190 megawatt natural gas power plant is now 90-percent complete. The new plant at Old Harbour Bay is expected to be...

Sections of Westmoreland Under Curfew

The security forces have imposed a curfew in two sections of Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland. The curfew comes after eight people will killed in the parish in less than 24...

Hanover Police Declare Lock Down in Green Island & Hopewell

The Hanover Police say they’ve declared a lockdown in the communities of Green Island and Hopewell in the parish. The police in the western parish have been...

CDB Willing to Help Jamaica Achieve Renewables Target

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr. Warren Smith, says they want to help Jamaica achieve its renewable energy target. Last year, Prime Minister Andrew...

CDB President Confident Jamaica will Lead Region in Economic Growth

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr. Warren Smith, says he’s confident Jamaica can begin to lead the region in growth, with figures of more than...

BOJ Caught Off-Guard by Lower December Inflation

Deputy Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) John Robinson, says the very low inflation in December took them by surprise. Mr. Robinson says the central bank had already...

Attorneys Differ on Legality of SOE

Three noted attorneys are offering differing opinions on the constitutionality of the States of Public Emergency. This, after the Opposition People’s National...

IMF Warns Wage Negotiations Could Derail Economic Reform

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, is again warning that protracted wage negotiations pose a risk to the country’s recent positive developments, and could put...