Kalilah Reynolds

JMEA Raises Concerns of US-Dollar Shortage

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, JMEA, Richard Pandohie, says members have not been able to access US dollars for the past two weeks. He...

NNN/Bluedot Poll: Holness Enjoys 50% Favourability Rating Among J’cans, Phillips 22%

With General Elections expected this year, the Nationwide Bluedot poll has found Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, enjoying a 50% positive rating among Jamaicans.This...

NNN/Blue Dot Poll: More J’cans Believe Country Is Headed In Right Direction

More Jamaicans believe the country is heading in the right direction than those who say it’s not, that’s the finding of the Nationwide Bluedot poll. With...

JCF Explores Long-Term Intervention Strategies to Curb Crime in Mountain View

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says the JCF is moving to deal with a recent breakout of violent crime in sections of Mountain View . Commissioner...

NSWMA Issues Almost 10,000 Tickets and Notices in 2019

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, says it issued more than 8,000 removal notices and 1,600 littering tickets last year. The notices and tickets were...

Currency Growth for December Shopping Season Slows to 10-Year Low – BOJ

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, says December saw the lowest growth in currency issue in the past decade. The central bank says there’s normally stronger demand for...

Old Harbour 194-MW Gas-fired Plant Now Fully On Stream

The new 194-megawatt gas-fired plant in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, is now fully on stream. The new plant falls under South Jamaica Power Company, SJPC, an affiliate of...

Clarke Defends Administration’s Growth Record

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, is defending the Holness administration’s record in the wake of low economic growth. The administration, which had touted five...

Moody’s Credit Rating Upgrade Means Lower Interest Rates on Loans

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the recent credit ratings upgrades by Moody’s and Standard and Poors means that average Jamaicans will be able to borrow...

CDB Approves US$50-Million Loan to Support Dorian Relief in The Bahamas

The Caribbean Development Bank, CDB has approved an Exogenous Shock Response Policy-Based Loan of US$50 million to support The Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. In a...