Kalilah Reynolds

It’s Business As Usual At Local Airports, Despite Industrial Action by Workers – PICA

CEO of the Passport Immigration & Citizenship Agency, PICA, Andrew Wynter, says operations are continuing as normal at the island’s airports today, despite...

2017 Poverty Increase Linked To Election Spend/Low Remittances- Dr. Clarke

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, is pointing to election spending, as well as a fall in remittances, as possible reasons for the increase in the poverty rate in 2017....

Don’t Blame Gov’t’s Tax Policy for Poverty Rise- Dr. Clarke

Dr. Clarke is also refuting suggestions from Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Mark Golding, that the Holness administration’s tax policy is to be blamed for the...

‘Changa Changa’ Returns To Court on Sept. 27

A St. James man is to return to court on September 27 to answer charges of Resisting Arrest and Indecent Language. Police say, Robert Lee Young, otherwise called...

Stalwart of Jamaican Medicine, Prof. Barrie Hanchard, Has Died

A stalwart of Jamaican medicine, Professor Barrie Hanchard, has died.He’s reported to have collapsed and died yesterday. Professor Hanchard was widely regarded as...

IMF Projects Sluggish Growth of 0.6% for Latin America and the Caribbean

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, is projecting sluggish growth for Latin America and the Caribbean this year. According to its latest regional outlook, the Fund...

Presidents of JBA, CAJ Sign FX Global Code

The Presidents of the Jamaica Bankers Association and the Cambio Association of Jamaica today signed onto the Global Foreign Exchange Code of Conduct. The FX Global Code...

Consortium Takes Over Fly Jamaica From Guyanese Operators

The beleaguered airline, Fly Jamaica is under new management. The airline has been in financial trouble since one of its planes crash-landed last year. It was also...

Jamaica Could Soon Borrow In Local Currency On International Markets – Finance Minister

The country will be able to borrow in Jamaican dollars from the international markets in five years, if the country’s economic recovery remains on track. Finance...

Jamaica Gansu Special Economic Zone Stalled

Work on the highly-anticipated Gansu Special Economic Zone has been delayed. That’s according to Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and...