Category: Business

Byles Urges Govt to Lobby Obama for Debt Swap

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller should lobby President Obama’s support in...

Jamaica Running the Most Austere Budget Globally – Study

The US-based Center for Economic and Policy Research is knocking Jamaica’s economic programme with the IMF for putting the people through needless pain. The centre...

Gov’t Inked $US510-million deal to Privitize Kingston Container Terminal

The privatisation of the Kingston Container Terminal is a done deal. The Transport Minister, Omar Davies, inked a 510-million US dollars deal with French-owned company...

Venezuela Dismisses Report that It Slashed Oil Deliveries under PetroCaribe by 50%

Venezuela is dismissing a report from the influential global investment bank Barclays, that it has slashed oil shipments to its partners under the PetroCaribe agreement....

Henry Snubs KCT Divestment Signing

Opposition spokesman on Transport and Works Mike Henry, is refusing invitations to the Kingston Container Terminal Divestment Signing, maintaining that key information...

Economy Registers Growth

The economy has recorded its fourth consecutive quarter of growth, with GDP expanding by 1-point-2 percent in the April to June quarter. The latest growth figures were...

Government pumps tens of millions into the forex market

The government yesterday pumped tens of millions of US dollars into the foreign exchange market as it intervened to prevent what it calls ‘disorder’ and to...

US Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon

The US Federal Trade Commission FTC, has sued Amazon, alleging it allowed millions of dollars of unauthorised purchases by children in its mobile app store. The FTC is...

Digicel’s CEO says no free ride for VIBER

Mr. O'Brien is calling on Viber and its CEO, Talmon Marco, to pay the outstanding sums for traffic under the agreement.

PSOJ says it expects Head of IMF to address debate surrounding JMD

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, says it expects the Head of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, Christine Lagarde, to address the debate surrounding...