Kalilah Reynolds

Jamaica Regains Top Spot As Financial Capital of the Caribbean – Keith Collister

Jamaica is regaining its place as the financial center of the Caribbean. That’s according to financial analyst and commentator, Keith Collister. He says the island...

IMF Mission Chief Tells Central Bank To Lead Public Education Campaign On Sliding Dollar

IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, is recommending the Bank of Jamaica lead a public education campaign about the dollar. Dr. Ramakrishnan was speaking...

J’Can Dollar Slides: PSOJ President Highlights Need To Increase US$ Earnings From Exports

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, is again raising concerns about what it’s describing as increased volatility in the foreign exchange market. This...

After 3-Year Long Investigation, Man Charged For St. James Shooting Incident

A nearly three-year-long investigation into the shooting of a man at Irie Drive in Hendon Norwood in St. James has ended. Detectives from the Montego Hills Police...

Three Ordered To Answer To Murder Charges in Westmoreland & Trelawny

Three persons are scheduled to appear before the court to answer to the charge of Murder in the coming weeks. Twenty-five-year-old Carwin Smythe, otherwise called...

MOHW To Mainstream Oral Health In Public Health System

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says oral health needs to become an accepted standard of the public health infrastructure. The minister says dental...

Hundreds Of Mentally Ill Jamaicans Languishing In Prisons Not Charged Or Sentenced

Hundreds of mentally ill persons are still languishing in Jamaica’s prisons without adequate treatment, some without ever being tried or sentenced. That’s...

JMD Continues Record Slide, Ends Trading At $141 To $US1

The Jamaican dollar continues its record slide, now passing the 141 to 1 US dollar mark for the first time ever. It’s now lost nearly 5% of its value in the past...

Opposition Says Gov’t Should Increase Funding for MOHW to Combat Dengue

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Dr. Morais Guy, says the government needs to increase the funding for the Ministry of Health & Wellness to adequately respond to the...

Jamaica Would Be Further Ahead with NIDS – BOJ Governor

Bank of Jamaica Governor, Richard Byles, says it’s a major disappointment to the central banking and the country’s entire banking community, that the country...