Kalilah Reynolds

T&T Seeks Answers as FLOW is to Remove Channels

Flow is pleading for patience from its cable customers in Trinidad and Tobago, who’ve demanded answers regarding the looming removal of several channels from its...

Plans for Bogue Plant Upgrade

Representatives of New Fortress Energy will be in Jamaica this week to continue work on the energy project at the Bogue Power Plant in St. James. Bogue is being...

J’cans in Caymans Can Only Send USD

Jamaicans living in the Cayman Islands will now have to find US dollars in order to send money back home. Effective today, Jamaica National Money Services says...

Interest Rates to Further Decline – Phillips

Expect even further reductions in interest rates! That’s the word from Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips. The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, has cut the rate on its...

No Relaxation of IMF Conditionalities

Jamaica has passed the ninth consecutive test under the four year Extended Fund Facility agreement with the IMF. All targets were met, including the 7.5% primary surplus...

Ja Unlikely to Meet Wage-to-GDP Target

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips says it’s unlikely that Jamaica will meet its target of reducing the wage bill to 9-percent of GDP by next year. He says there...

CIBC Defends Lending Policy

Another bank is defending its lending policy to the public sector, following criticisms from the Opposition’s Deputy Spokesperson on Finance, Fayval Williams. CIBC...

Belize, Guatemala In Border Dispute

Tensions are again rising between Belize and its neighbour Guatemala. Guatemala has had a centuries old territorial claim over Belize. Last weekend, a group of about...

Principals Defend Auxiliary Fees

High school principals are defending the auxiliary fees being charged of students, saying the funds raised are essential to the survival of the institutions. This, in...

Lending Rates to Trend Down

Lending rates at the island’s commercial banks will likely be heading down as early as tomorrow. This as the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, today reduced the interest rate...