Kalilah Enriquez

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...

Reduction in Primary Surplus Will Increase Debt – IMF Rep

Jamaica will again be running a fiscal deficit, if it reduces the primary surplus target under the four year Extended Fund Facility Programme with the IMF. That’s...

From the Verge of Closure to Excellence

The Principal of Padmore Primary School in West Rural St. Andrew, Keisha Hayles, is appealing for more resources, after her students’ spectacular performance in...

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...