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Woman Crime Boss and Two Men Arrested in Alleged Extortion Scheme Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News 

Woman Crime Boss and Two Men Arrested in Alleged Extortion Scheme

Manchester, Jamaica (McN) – Police say they have busted a major extortion scheme, and have arrested a woman who is the alleged crime boss of the extortion ring, along with two men, who are key players. The group allegedly threatens the lives of business operators, with a zero tolerance policy, if the business owners refuse to pay the extortion fee... Read More
Antigua Police Arrest Jamaican for Alleged Fake Skill Certificate Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News World News 

Antigua Police Arrest Jamaican for Alleged Fake Skill Certificate

Antigua (McN) – A Jamaican was arrested by Antigua police for allegedly presenting authorities in Antigua with a fake Jamaican security certificate. This arrest has led to the Antigua Immigration requesting that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) implement integrate standardized skills certificates across the 15-member grouping, to improve arrangements within the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) which allow the free movement... Read More
Minister Chuck, Stay Away From the St James Parish Library Property, Please Business Featured Columnist Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News 

Minister Chuck, Stay Away From the St James Parish Library Property, Please

If Justice Minister Delroy Chuck wants to move the St. James family Court from its present location, surely he can go ahead and do so, but please don’t mess with the St James Parish Library property. By McKoy’s News Writer Minister Chuck’s intention seems to ignite many concerns about his plan to relocate the St. James Family Court from its present... Read More
“Country Not Out Of the Woods” even with IMF US$574 Million – Holness Andrew Holness Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News People Politics 

“Country Not Out Of the Woods” even with IMF US$574 Million – Holness

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Jamaica has met the benchmark targets under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Standby Agreement was set forth in November 2016; and is on target to receive US$170 million at the end of April, increasing Jamaica’s access to IMF credit to US$575 million. Chief of the IMF team, Dr Uma Ramakrishnan, at a press briefing at Jamaica House, said... Read More
Small Business Gets Opportunity to List on Jamaica Stock Exchange Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News 

Small Business Gets Opportunity to List on Jamaica Stock Exchange

The Small Business Association of Jamaica (SBAJ), which serves businesses that have an annual income of less than US$5 million, joint forces with the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and Caribbean Enterprise Network (CENUK) to speed up the process by which small and medium businesses can prepare for listing on the Exchange. CENUK, based in London with local offices in Old... Read More
European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Politics Travel News World News 

European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans

The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU. It comes after the US failed to agree visa-free travel for citizens of five EU countries – Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania – as part of a reciprocity agreement. US citizens can normally travel to all countries in the bloc without a visa. The vote... Read More
Jamaica to Get US$170 Million from IMF, Making Total Available to Jamaica US$574 Million Business Featured News Jamaica Headline News Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News 

Jamaica to Get US$170 Million from IMF, Making Total Available to Jamaica US$574 Million

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Jamaica has met the benchmark targets under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Standby Agreement; and is expected to receive US$170 million at the end of April. Mr. Audley Shaw, Finance Minister who announced this on Friday morning after the first IMF review under the Standby Agreement, stated: “The IMF executive board is scheduled to consider the review under... Read More
Scotiabank Jamaica Charges J$385 to Break-Up a $5,000 Bill Business Featured News Jamaica Jamaican News Latest Jamaican News 

Scotiabank Jamaica Charges J$385 to Break-Up a $5,000 Bill

Kingston Jamaica (McN) – Scotiabank Jamaica has had its fair share of citizen critique when it increased its cheque cashing free by 1000% for customers who changed their cheques with the bank. When Scotiabank reportedly increased its fee per cheque from $385 to $1,385 for cheques cased from other banks, it got a unified backlash from customer and non-customers alike. Now,... Read More
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