Kalilah Enriquez

Riverton Fires Hurting Investment Prospects – World Bank

The World Bank is advising that frequent fires at the Riverton dump may be affecting the government’s plan to lure investors to the Caymanas Economic Zone....

Increased Capacity Won’t Fix Water Woes – Fernandez

Managing Director of the Water Resources Authority, WRA, Basil Fernandez, says more dam capacity will not solve Jamaica’s water problem. Mr. Fernandez was speaking...

Gov’t Announces Water Restriction Measures

Water Minister, Robert Pickersgill, has announced a series of short and long term measures to deal with the drought gripping the island. Two parishes – Clarendon...

Enforcing Water Restrictions

There are concerns that not enough is being done to enforce the restrictions on water use during times of drought. The National Water Commission, NWC, published a...

Major Cocaine Bust at Wharves

The Police and Customs officials are reporting a major cocaine bust at the Kingston Wharves. They say 30-kilograms of cocaine worth over 38-million dollars were found...

LIME Job Cuts Looming

Telecommunications company LIME has reportedly indicated that it plans to cut staff in Barbados, as a result of its merger with Flow. The General Secretary of the...

Impact of Hedging

Gas and electricity prices may still increase, despite Jamaica’s recent move to hedge oil prices. That’s according to Managing Director of Petrojam, Winston...

Jamaica Hedging Oil

The government has locked in a price of USD$66 per barrel for oil for the next 15 months. Speaking with our news centre today the Senior Deputy Governor at the Bank of...

UPDATE: Cabinet Cuts Ties With Krauck Group

Cabinet has announced that it’s no longer in discussions with Krauck Group, one of the two entities that had proposed a 5-billion US-dollar investment in...

LIME Dominates Early Number Portability

Just over 100 telephone customers switched service providers yesterday, on the first day that number portability came into effect. Number portability allows customers to...