Kalilah Enriquez

Recovery in Agriculture Leading Improving Inflation

Bank of Jamaica Governor, Brian Wynter, says a recovery in agriculture in the first half of this year, is behind the low inflation numbers being reported by STATIN....

Indies Pharma Raised Over $387m on JSE Debut

Indies Pharma raised over $387-million in its debut on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, JSE. The Montego Bay-based company went to the market on...

Economy Registers 1.4% Q1 Growth

The Jamaican economy grew by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 when compared to the similar quarter of 2017. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN,...

Campion College Remains a-top High School Rankings

Campion College remains the top-ranked high school on the island for the second year in a row. The ranking, compiled by the non-profit organization Educate Jamaica, is...

Govt Commits to Low Inflation as Part of 4-yr Negotiating Cycle

State Minister for Finance and the Public Service, Fayval Williams, says trade unions should take comfort in the fact that the government has committed to keeping...

Teachers Holding Out for 34% Increase in Book & Software Allowance

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA, is demanding a $60,000 a year increase in the book and software allowance for teachers. The information was revealed in a...

Police Federation to Meet with Govt Today

The Police Federation is to meet with the government’s negotiating team today, as they continue talks to arrive at a wage agreement. Chairman of the Police...

Police Federation Chairman Mum on New Commissioner

Chairman of the Police Federation, Sergeant Cecil McCalla, says he will not comment on the appointment of Major General Antony Anderson as the new Police Commissioner...

Shaw Orders Review of Economic Growth Calculation Methods

Finance Minister Audley Shaw says he’s ordered a review of how the country measures economic growth. He’s given the directive because he believes the...

Acting Chief Justice Sykes Signals Overhaul of Justice System

The ‘old ways are over.’ That’s the word from Acting Chief Justice, Brian Sykes, in his first public comments since being appointed. Addressing court staff at...