Kalilah Enriquez

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ATM Scammers Fleece Thousands from Linstead Residents Bank Accounts

At least 26 residents of Linstead in St. Catherine have been fleeced of hundreds of thousands of dollars since the start of the year. This includes six people who were...

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UWI to Establish a Faculty of Sport

The University of the West Indies, UWI, is set to establish a Faculty of Sport. A statement from UWI says after two decades of strategic preparation, the University is...

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World Bank Praises Jamaican Private Sector

The World Bank’s Director for the Caribbean, Tahseen Sayed Khan, is praising Jamaica’s private sector for their commitment to the country’s economic...

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Malahoo-Forte wants Review of Age of Criminal Responsibility

Member of Parliament for West Central St. James, Marlene Malahoo Forte, is taking issue with the age of criminal responsibility. That age in Jamaica is 12-years-old....

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PNP Creates Land Ownership Review Commission

A commission established by the Opposition, People’s National Party, PNP, will be undertaking a significant analysis of Jamaica’s land laws in an aim to make...

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Opposition Senator Insists Property Valuations Up 511%

There’s more controversy over property taxes this afternoon, as Cabinet today reviews concerns of property owners who’re facing huge increases in their...

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Average Homeowner’s Property Tax has Risen 60%

The average homeowner’s property tax has gone up by 60-percent this year. That’s according to Tax Administration Jamaica’s Chief Corporate...

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Most Landowners to Pay More for Property Tax come April 1

Sixty-five percent of all property owners across the country will have to pay more in taxes come April 1. This, as the new property tax regime announced by Finance...

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Comrade Leader! Phillips Ascends PNP Throne

Dr. Peter David Phillips is now the fifth President of the People’s National Party, PNP. PNP Delegates elected him by acclamation at a Special Delegates Conference...

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Moody’s Downgrades Barbados Credit Rating

Credit ratings agency Moody’s is the latest downgrade Barbados The downgrade comes less than a week after Standard and Poor’s also lowered its long-term...