Kalilah Enriquez

BOJ Caught Off-Guard by Lower December Inflation

Deputy Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) John Robinson, says the very low inflation in December took them by surprise. Mr. Robinson says the central bank had already...

Attorneys Differ on Legality of SOE

Three noted attorneys are offering differing opinions on the constitutionality of the States of Public Emergency. This, after the Opposition People’s National...

IMF Warns Wage Negotiations Could Derail Economic Reform

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, is again warning that protracted wage negotiations pose a risk to the country’s recent positive developments, and could put...

11yr Old Briton Sexually Assaulted while on Vacation in Jamaica

An 11-year-old girl who was visiting Jamaica with her family, was sexually assaulted in the bathroom of a resort in Ocho Rios, St. Ann. The incident happened about two...

PetroJam’s Debt Swells 769% over 5yrs

Petrojam’s outstanding debt has ballooned by a staggering 769-percent over the past five years. That’s one of several revelations in the report of the...

Record Low Unemployment but Not Record Economic Growth

Jamaica’s record low unemployment isn’t translating into higher economic growth, because of the types of jobs being created. That’s according to the...

JSE to Launch Social Stock Exchange in January

On January 22, the Jamaica Stock Exchange will launch its newest initiative – the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange, JSSE. It’s a way to raise funds for social...

Money Masters President Wary of Over-reliance on Chinese Loans

President of Money Masters Limited, Claudette Crooks, is raising concerns that the Jamaican government is relying too heavily on loans from the Chinese to fund major...

MP & Police Challenge Neita-Robertson’s Political Violence Claims

Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz says he’s written to the Political Ombudsman and the PNP’s General Secretary regarding suggestive tweets...

Holness Steps Up 2030 Renewable Energy Target

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has set a new target for Jamaica to satisfy 50-percent of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2030. It’s a big increase from...