Kalilah Enriquez

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EGC to Present Second Report this Thursday

The Economic Growth Council (EGC) is to present its second report to the nation on Thursday. The event is scheduled to take place at the University of the West...

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Confusion Over Announcement of T&T Businessman as UWI Chancellor

The University of the West Indies, UWI, says it’s surprised by the announcement that Trinidadian businessman, Robert Bermudez, has been appointed its next...

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Cannabis Licensing Authority Boss Satisfied with Pace of Granting Licenses

Chairperson of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA, Hyacinth Lightbourne, says she’s satisfied with the pace at which the agency is granting licenses. This, in...

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‘5% Growth in 4yrs is Achievable’ – IMF

IMF Mission Chief to Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, says the island can achieve the target of 5-percent economic growth in 4 years, if the recommendations by the...

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Three Babies Born with Zika-Related Microcephaly since 2016

Three Jamaican babies have been born with microcephaly probably caused by the Zika virus since the country recorded its first Zika infection last year January....

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Bunting Defends PNP’s Handling of 2013 Property Tax Hike

The Member of Parliament for Central Manchester, Peter Bunting, says the PNP administration did nothing wrong when it imposed higher property taxes in 2013. Finance...

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ATM Fraud Costing Two Banks a Combined $11m in 2017

Two local banks say they’ve lost a combined $11-million due to ATM fraud since the start of the year. Fraud Prevention Manager at National Commercial Bank, NCB,...

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Quallo Expected to Boost JCF Morale – Ellington

A former Commissioner of Police, Owen Ellington, says he believes the Police Services Commission selected George Quallo as the new Commissioner because he will boost...

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Property Tax Chosen out of Fairness – IMF Rep

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, says property taxes were selected for review because it has the...

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ATM Scammers Fleece Thousands from Linstead Residents Bank Accounts

At least 26 residents of Linstead in St. Catherine have been fleeced of hundreds of thousands of dollars since the start of the year. This includes six people who were...