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Kingston’s Courtyard Marriott Opens

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation will enable faster decision-making and improve ease and speed of doing business. He...

Lower Oil Prices Helping and Hurting Caribbean Economy?

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says growth in Central American and the Caribbean is accelerating due to lower oil prices. That’s according to Western...

X-Rated Posters Removed from Alpha Primary

Education Minister Ruel Reid says he’s pleased that offensive posters that were placed at the entrance of the Alpha Primary School in Kingston have been removed....

BOJ Extends Tenure of CDs

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has lengthened the tenure of its certificate of deposits (CDs) offering a three, five and a seven year instrument all for an unlimited amount....

Margaritaville Reports Bump in Revenue

Ian Dear and John Byles’ Margaritaville Caribbean has reported a minor improvement in cash flow as the country enters the second half of the winter tourism season....

Paramount Trading Registers 9% Net Profit

Hugh Graham’s Paramount Trading has reported a 9-percent increase in its net profit for the nine month period ended in February. According to the company’s unaudited...

Expo Jamaica Kicks Off

The first day of the 2016 staging of Expo Jamaica gets underway at both the National Arena and the National Indoor Sports Centre today. The largest showcase for All...

Govt Tables $580bn Budget

It’s a $580-billion budget! Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, tabled the 2016-2017 Estimates of Expenditure in Parliament today. The Estimates show that this...

Anti-Extravagance Budget

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw says the lower budget for the new fiscal year is reflective of the government’s commitment to avoid the kind of extravagance that...

Shaw Denies Knowledge of State of ESF Before Election

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw has denied newspaper reports which suggest that he knew about the status of the Energy Stabilization Fund, ESF, before the February 25...