Kalilah Enriquez

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...

Govt to be More Accountable for Spending Excess Tax Dollars

The government will have to account for how it spends excess tax dollars in a supplementary budget, going forward. That’s according to the IMF’s Mission...

Cabinet Approves Proposal to allow Some Nurses to Write Prescriptions

Cabinet has approved a proposal to amend the Pharmacy Act to allow Nurse Practitioners to be able to write some prescriptions for patients. Health Minister, Dr....

Disciplinary Measures Recommended following Sav-La-Mar Hospital Special Report

A special report into construction on the Pediatric Ward of the Savannah La Mar hospital in Westmoreland has recommended disciplinary procedures against the Hospital...

Vandals Deface New Marcus Garvey Bust

The new Marcus Garvey bust at the University of the West Indies Mona campus has been defaced. Someone threw paint and grass all over the bust sometime late yesterday and...