Kalilah Enriquez

Jamaica Getting Hotter; Summers Getting Longer

Ninety-eight percent of the days in Jamaica will be scientifically defined as hot by the end of this century. That’s according to Professor Michael Taylor, Dean of...

Messado Appeals GLC Decision to Strike her From Roll

Attorney Patrick Bailey, who’s representing embattled real estate attorney, Jennifer Messado, says he’s filed an appeal against the General Legal Council,...

Jamaica Shaken by 4.7 Magnitude Quake

A minor magnitude 4.7 earthquake was felt across several parts of the island yesterday afternoon. The quake occurred at approximately 1:47 PM. According to the...

Govt to Open Two ‘Time-Out’ Facilities in September

The Ministry of Education will be opening two “timeout” facilities this month, to help students with psycho-social challenges. Director for Education...

STATIN Defends Numbers following Tourism Minister’s Criticisms

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN, is defending its data, in the wake of criticism that their numbers aren’t truly reflecting the country’s...

BOJ Pumps $40-million into FX Market

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) on Friday pumped USD$40-million into the foreign exchange market in a flash auction, as the Jamaican dollar opened trading at an all-time low...

Finance Minister Releases Exchange Rate Correspondence

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, today released 25 pages of correspondence between himself and Bank of Jamaica Governor, Brian Wynter, to prove there’s been no...

JMEA Hits Out Against ‘Extortionist’ Mark-Ups in FX Market

The Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, JMEA, today lashed out at banks and financial institutions for what they’re calling “extortionist”...

Govt Commits $380m to Rural School Bus Pilot

The Ministry of Education has committed $380-million to the roll-out of the Expanded Pilot Rural Transportation Project for the upcoming school year. The Ministry had...

Police Federation & Security Minister Condemn Murder of Westmoreland Cop

The Jamaica Police Federation and Minister of National Security are condemning the murder of a police constable in Westmoreland on Sunday night. Forty-one-year-old...