Category: MA-Business

St James Cancer Treatment Center to be Operational Before 2018

The Ministry of Health says the much-touted cancer treatment centre for St James will be operational before the end of the year. The centre which is to be located at the...

Ombudsman Warns Against Abusing of Funds Ahead of SE St Mary

Ahead of the upcoming South East St. Mary by-election, Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown is warning against the abuse of public resources to support a political...

Eugene Kelly Pleads with Facey-Smith to Withdraw Bid to Replace Simpson-Miller

There’s an appeal for the Councillor for the Payne Land Division in South West St. Andrew, Audrey Smith Facey, to withdraw her bid to replace Portia Simpson Miller...

JCTU President Wary of Public Sector Job Cuts

President of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, Helene Davis-Whyte, is warning the government against any wholesale job cuts across the public sector. Her...

New NSWMA Boss Coming Soon

Chairman of the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, Dennis Chung, says the selection of a new Executive Director for the organization should be done in a...

Senate Passes Amendments To Income Tax Act

The Senate passed changes to the Income Tax Act on Friday, in an attempt to target tax evaders. The Amendment also seeks to incorporate a new transfer pricing regime....

February Remittances Down

The Bank of Jamaica says net remittances for February this year came in at USD $147-million, a 3% decline when compared to February last year. Gross remittance inflows...

Economy to Continue Growing into March This Year

There might be more good news on the horizon for the Jamaican economy. Central Bank Governor, Brian Wynter, says he believes there was growth in the December quarter of...

AUDIO: Paulwell Admits to ‘Petrojam’ Blunder

Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, is conceding that his Ministry blundered when it asserted that the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam has for the past two weeks been...

Half of Jamaica’s Youth Willing To Renounce Citizenship – Study

Almost a half of Jamaica‚Äôs young people would be willing to give up their citizenship to live in another country. That’s the finding of a survey conducted by the...