Kalilah Enriquez

Finance Minister Dismisses ‘Worthless’ Simpson-Miller Oil Hedge

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the oil hedges that the Portia Simpson Miller Administration purchased in 2015 was completely “worthless”. The...

No Petrol Tax Rollback at This Time, Finance Ministry

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says the government is not in a position to roll back a portion of the taxes on petrol at this time. Opposition Spokesman on Energy,...

Spike in Summer Demand Driving Gas Price Hike

General Manager of Petrojam, Winston Watson, says high demand for gasoline in the summer months is part of the reason gas prices have gone up recently. Gas prices are at...

Jamaica’s Stubborn Gas Prices Rise Higher

Local petrol prices hit a record high today, with some gas stations selling 90-octane gasoline as high as $180 per litre. This, after Petrojam’s latest increase in...

Phillips Questions ZOSO/SOE Value for Money

The leader of the Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, Dr. Peter Phillips, says the nation is experiencing a crisis in crime. Though in decline, Dr. Phillips...

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...