Kalilah Enriquez

Shaw Orders Review of Economic Growth Calculation Methods

Finance Minister Audley Shaw says he’s ordered a review of how the country measures economic growth. He’s given the directive because he believes the...

Acting Chief Justice Sykes Signals Overhaul of Justice System

The ‘old ways are over.’ That’s the word from Acting Chief Justice, Brian Sykes, in his first public comments since being appointed. Addressing court staff at...

Brace for Spanish Town Rd Gridlock Today

Motorists driving from Spanish Town to Kingston should expect significant delays this morning. This, as the entire eastbound lane of Spanish Town Road, has been blocked...

BOJ Improving Transparency in Announcement of Policy

BOJ Governor Brian Wynter says the Central Bank is being more transparent in how it announces policy decisions. They’ve published a schedule of these...

Banks Not Passing on Reductions in Interest Rates

There are fresh concerns that banks are not passing on reductions in interest rates to their customers. The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, announced yesterday that it’s...

Govt Allocates Funds for Buy-Back of Venezuela’s PetroJam Shares

The Ministry of Finance has allocated funds in the budget to buyback Venezuela’s 49-percent stake in the Petrojam oil refinery. They’ve set aside 35-billion...

Govt Tables $774-Billion Budget for 2018/19 Fiscal Year

$774 billion! That’s the magic number for this year’s budget; what the government is planning to spend in the 2018/2019 fiscal year. It’s four percent...

Jamaica In Stronger Position This Year to Buy Venezuela’s Stake in PetroJam

Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley says Jamaica is in a stronger position this year to buy Venezuela’s stake in the Petrojam oil refinery. Dr. Wheatley says...

Appointing Sykes ‘Acting’ Chief Justice was “Madness” – Prominent Attorney

Attorney-at-law Lloyd McFarlane is describing the appointment of Brian Sykes to the position of Acting Chief Justice, as “madness”. Mr. McFarlane says the...

New Police Service Commission to Appointed Today

A new Police Service Commission, PSC is expected to be appointed today. The tenure of the former Gordon Shirley-led Commission expired at midnight on Wednesday this...