Kalilah Enriquez

Phillips Lashes Critics of Petrocaribe Deal

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips is chastising those who’ve criticized the Petrocaribe debt buy back deal. He says some of the critics are attempting to bring...

No Splurge With PetroCaribe Savings

It will not be splurged! That’s the assurance from Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, about how the money in the PetroCaribe fund will be used. He says the...

JCSA Nears Deal with GoJ

The Jamaica Civil Service Association, JCSA, is very close to a wage agreement with the government. Nationwide News understands the union is now finalizing the Heads of...

Petrocaribe Savings Can Promote Jamaica

Opposition Spokesman on Investment and Commerce, Karl Samuda, is urging the government to use some of the savings from the Petrocaribe debt buyback, to promote Jamaica...

Assessing the PetroCaribe Deal – Pt III

As debate continues over the Petrocaribe buyback deal, focus is now being trained on the structure of the two new bonds. It’s an important feature in assessing the...

‘Gov’t Being Deceitful’ – Shaw on PetroCaribe Buy-back

Deception! That’s how the Opposition JLP is describing the government’s defense of the Petrocaribe debt buyback deal. The Ministry of Finance issued a press...

PetroCaribe Debt Buyback a Bad Move – Holness

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness, says Jamaica should not have gone the route of the Dominican Republic, in buying back its Petrocaribe debt from Venezuela. In January...

Changes to IMF Programme Now Possible

The IMF’s resident representative to Jamaica, Dr. Bert Van Selm, says the Petrocaribe debt buyback is so significant, that it may spark changes to the...

Big Benefits from Buyback – Byles

The co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Richard Byles says there are numerous benefits to be derived from the buyback of the country’s...

Holness Takes Prosperity Tour to St. Thomas

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness is in St. Thomas for a two-day visit on his ‘Poverty to Prosperity’ tour. This morning, he’s touring the eastern part...