Kalilah Enriquez

Greater Opportunities with N’ America – World Bank

The World Bank is encouraging Caribbean countries to pursue greater trade opportunities with North America. In a report released yesterday, the World Bank says the...

4% Improvement in GSAT Passes – Thwaites

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites says there’s been a 3 to 4% improvement in overall GSAT passes this year, when compared to last year’s results in the...

US Visa Hold-Up

The US Embassy in Kingston is temporarily unable to print visas, passports and other travel documents. Anyone who applied for these documents after June 8 may not be...

Citibank to buy PetroCaribe Debt – Report

Reports out of Italy say Jamaica has hired Citigroup to manage a possible buy-back of its Petrocaribe debt. The report appeared in the “Finance with...

Anchor-Finance Group Opens Office in Kingston

Anchor Finance Group says it has opened an office in Kingston. This, as the country awaits word on whether a proposed USD$5-billion investment by Anchor and their...

Let Students Graduate In Uniforms!

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites is again urging schools to allow students to graduate in their uniforms. This as parents make their annual complaints about the high...

Govt Preparing for Teachers’ Industrial Action – Thwaites

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says his Ministry is prepared for the possibility of teachers taking industrial action. This after teachers reportedly walked out of a...

Teachers to Decide Whether to Accept New Wage Offer

The island’s teachers will decide later this month, whether to accept the government’s improved offer of a 7-percent wage increase. The government made the...

Krauck Systems Confident of $US5-Billion Investment Prospect

German-Austrian company, Krauck Systems says it remains confident that its proposed 5-billion US dollar investment in Jamaica’s logistics hub will be successful....

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Ja’s Credit Rating from B- to B

Jamaica’s credit rating has been raised for the second time in a week. Credit ratings agency Standard-and-Poor’s has lifted Jamaica’s sovereign rating from...