Kalilah Enriquez

IMF Not Concerned by JMD Appreciation

IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, says she has no problem with the recent appreciation of the Jamaican dollar. The local currency has strengthened...

Dunn Commits to Inclusive Representation

Member of Parliament-elect for South East St. Mary, Dr. Norman Dunn, says he will be an MP for all the people of his constituency, regardless of their political...

Transport Minister Urges JUTC to Cooperate with OCG

Transport Minister, Mike Henry, has instructed the Board and Management of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, to provide the Office of the Contractor General with...

It’s By-Election Day!

Polls are now open for by-elections in three constituencies. In South St Andrew, former Opposition Senator Mark Golding will go up against the JLP’s Dane Dennis....

Benefits of Reducing the FX Surrender Requirement

Banker, Peter Higgins, says he expects up to USD$50-million more will be available for sale on the local market, as result of yesterday’s move by the Bank of...

Mixed Reactions to BOJ’s ForEx Interventions

President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) Dennis Chung, is criticizing the Bank of Jamaica’s recent interventions in the foreign exchange...

NO Chinese Fishing Agreement

The Fisheries Ministry is emphasizing that a recent agreement with China does not allow Chinese vessels to fish in Jamaican waters. The Ministry says it’s taken...

BOJ Slashes FX Surrender Value

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is today taking another step to make US dollars more easily available. Effective today, authorized dealers and cambios will be required to...

No More Paying Vehicle Fitness at Swallowfield

Motorists will no longer be able to pay for your vehicle fitness at the Swallowfield Depot after October 31. Only electronic payments are facilitated at the Swallowfield...

JMD Trading at Lowest Rate since September 2016

Some people have lost millions by betting against the Jamaican dollar in recent months, as the local currency is now trading at its lowest rate since September 2016. It...