Kalilah Enriquez

BOJ Improving Transparency in Announcement of Policy

BOJ Governor Brian Wynter says the Central Bank is being more transparent in how it announces policy decisions. They’ve published a schedule of these...

Banks Not Passing on Reductions in Interest Rates

There are fresh concerns that banks are not passing on reductions in interest rates to their customers. The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, announced yesterday that it’s...

Govt Allocates Funds for Buy-Back of Venezuela’s PetroJam Shares

The Ministry of Finance has allocated funds in the budget to buyback Venezuela’s 49-percent stake in the Petrojam oil refinery. They’ve set aside 35-billion...

Govt Tables $774-Billion Budget for 2018/19 Fiscal Year

$774 billion! That’s the magic number for this year’s budget; what the government is planning to spend in the 2018/2019 fiscal year. It’s four percent...

Jamaica In Stronger Position This Year to Buy Venezuela’s Stake in PetroJam

Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley says Jamaica is in a stronger position this year to buy Venezuela’s stake in the Petrojam oil refinery. Dr. Wheatley says...

Appointing Sykes ‘Acting’ Chief Justice was “Madness” – Prominent Attorney

Attorney-at-law Lloyd McFarlane is describing the appointment of Brian Sykes to the position of Acting Chief Justice, as “madness”. Mr. McFarlane says the...

New Police Service Commission to Appointed Today

A new Police Service Commission, PSC is expected to be appointed today. The tenure of the former Gordon Shirley-led Commission expired at midnight on Wednesday this...

JLP Selects Dr Nigel Clarke as Candidate for Upcoming NW St Andrew By-Election

Nationwide News understands that the governing JLP has selected Economic Affairs Ambassador, Dr. Nigel Clarke, as its candidate to contest the upcoming North West St....

Former Police Commissioner Laments Stalled Reform Agenda

A former Commissioner of Police, Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin, says Police Commissioners come under such intense pressure to perform, they might consider setting up death...

Controversial American Pastor Denied Entry into Jamaica

Controversial American Baptist pastor Stephen Anderson has been denied entry to Jamaica. Pastor Anderson, who ministers with the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona,...