Kalilah Enriquez

BOJ HQ

Central Bank Announces Additional Measures to Keep JMD Stable

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, is taking additional steps to keep the Jamaican dollar stable. The BOJ announced today that they’ll stop paying interest to commercial...

PetroJam

Chinese Firm to lend Petrojam USD$1bn Refinery Upgrade

A Chinese company, Sinohydro, will lend Petrojam USD$1-billion or approximately JMD$127-billion to upgrade the state-owned oil refinery. That’s according to Energy...

Solar Plant

SolarBuzz CEO Accuses JPS of Scare Tactics

CEO of Solar Buzz Jamaica, Jason Robinson, says the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, is using scare tactics to keep businesses from leaving the grid and turning to...

court

Chilling Testimony in #DeathSquadTrial

The prosecution’s main witness is to resume testimony in the high profile Clarendon death squad murder trial today. Yesterday, the witness gave gripping testimony...

Howard Mitchell

Former NHT Chairman Insists Funds Be ONLY Used for Housing

A former Chairman of the National Housing Trust, NHT, Howard Mitchell, says he’s opposed to the government taking funds from the Trust to use for purposes other...

Extradition Arrest

Diplomat Warns Caribbean to Prepare for Influx of Deportees

The governments of Jamaica and other Caribbean countries should prepare for a large influx of criminal deportees and undocumented migrants being returned from the United...

Rubis-station

Petroleum Industry Shut Down Still Possible

A shutdown of the petroleum industry is still possible. That’s the word this afternoon from President of the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association, JGRA, Phillip...

community-bank

PSOJ Concerned about Proposed Regulations for Banking Fees

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, says it’s concerned about the new regulations being proposed to govern banking fees. The proposals include giving...

landslide highway

North-South Highway Repairs to be Completed February

Work to correct a land slippage along a section of the North-South link of Highway 2000 should be completed by mid-February. That’s according to the Toll...

Jason Emert

US Professor Chides US Embassy for being ‘too involved’ in Jamaican Politics

US Professor of Foreign Policy and International Relations Jason Emert says he believes the Trump Administration will want to continue the United States’ strong...