Kalilah Reynolds

‘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...

Examining The PetroCaribe Debt Buyback

Jamaica will only save 85-million US dollars in the long run, by buying back its Petrocaribe debt. That’s according to an independent analysis of the deal by...

B- from Fitch for $US2 Bond

International credit ratings agency Fitch, has given Jamaica’s recent USD$2-billion double-bond a B-minus. Last week, the Jamaican government announced the...

JCC Wants Special Divestment Trust

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC, is proposing that the government establish a special Trust, to implement the mass divestment of state owned assets. In a statement...

Benefits of Staying the Course

Jamaica’s strict adherence to the IMF programme, is being credited for it’s ability to raise a record USD$2-billion on the international financial markets....

Devonish Calls for Moral Pressure on IMF

Chief Negotiator for the West Indies Group of University Teachers, WIGUT, Professor Hubert Devonish, says Jamaicans should unite and exert moral pressure on the IMF, to...