Nationwide Newsnet

Remittances for January At $US147milllion: 7% Higher Than January 2014

The Bank of Jamaica says net remittances for January this year came in at 147-million US dollars, 7%  more than in January last year. In January this year,...

Hay-Webster Submits Application to Contest NE St. Catherine : Fans off Mair

The Aide to the Leader of the Oppostion, Sharon Hay-Webster, is rejecting allegations leveled against her by MP for North East St. Catherine and fellow JLP Member,...

Gov’t To Sign MOU with Investor for Development of Logistics Hub

The German-Austrian owned Krauck Group is to invest 5-billion US dollars to implement aspects of the government’s logistics hub initiative. That’s an...

Deaf and Mute Man Charged for Murder of Mario Deane

Damian Cargill a deaf and mute man who is one of three men arrested by the police last year for the death of Mario Dean has been charged. The charges laid against...

Local Imam: Suspected ISIS Teen Not a Member of Muslim Community

Imam and Acting Emir for Muslims in the Jamaica, Mekaeel Maknoon, says the teenage boy who’s now in custody after being linked to the terrorist group, ISIS, is not...

Caribbean Countries Dependent on Tourism Recovering – IMF Study

The latest Wold Economic Outlook published by the International Monetary Fund, IMF, says the tourism dependent economies of the Caribbean have started to see a recovery...

Caribbean Nations Are Being Urged to Brace for Rise in Unemployment

The Director of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Guy Ryder, says Latin American and Caribbean countries are facing challenging times because of an economic...

Govt Stifling Exports – Roger Chang

Managing Director for Janitorial Traders Limited, Roger Chang says government bureaucracy is stifling the export sector. Mr Chang has made the claim in the wake of his...

Bunting Silent on Reports That J’can Teen Attempted to Join ISIS

National Security Minister Peter Bunting is yet to respond to reports out of Suriname yesterday, that a Jamaican teenager was intercepted by officials in that country,...

NIR for March Increased $US372-million Compared to February

The Bank of Jamaica says the country’s Net International Reserves increased at the end of March this year, when compared to the figure at the end of February. At...