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Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness on IMF

“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 […]

Jamaica Stock Exchange, Small Business

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 […]

European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Golf Carts

Some Golf Carts for Police Patrol Please Minister Montague

Since retiring from social and community work, I have more time to reassess the way how things have unfolded within the circle of people, thinking and doing business with the country’s security apparatus. I felt more relaxed with my “thinking nursery” expanded way above capacity. This of course, allows me to think more positive and […]

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Hanover Car Wash Owner Drowned Trying To Save His Boat

Hanover, Jamaica (McN) – Hanover car wash owner drowned: A Car Wash Operator who hails from Woodland District in Hanover lost his life by drowning in the Great River on Friday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Junior Whyte, 45 years old. Reports are that about 3:30 pm on Friday, Whyte who operates the Great River […]

Jamaican Public Rates Prime Minster

VOX POP: Jamaican Public Rates Prime Minister One Year Later

Jamaican Public Rates Prime Minister Holness One Year Later One year after leading his Jamaica Labour Party to a one-seat victory in the general elections over the People’s National Party, Jamaican public rates Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Jason Brown, 29 Rating: 6/10 Economically, I’ve seen improvement since Andrew. I’m a freelance contractor, and in terms […]

Kingston Scotchies Can No Longer Use the Tradmark

Bye, Bye Kingston Scotchies, Trademark Pulled from Chelsea Ave Restaraunt

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — Kingston Scotchies  booted from using the brand name. Kingston Scotchies on Chelsea Avenue will no longer exist The popular jerk restaurant on Chelsea Avenue, Kingston using the trademak “Scotchies” will longer be allowed to use that brand name. On Friday the Board of Directors of Scotchies Restaurants of Jamaica Limited issued […]

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7-Year-Old Girl Asks Google for a Job and Gets an Amazing Response from the CEO

A 7-year-old girl in Hereford, England, isn’t wasting any time when it comes to her future. When Chloe Bridgewater, who is a big fan of tablets and computers, was told by her father Andy Bridgewater that the conglomerate Google has bean bags, slides and go-karts at their offices, she decided to let the company know how interested she […]

Senator Floyd Morris

Senator Morris Tells KSAC Pay Blind Man Who Fell Over Bridge

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Senator Floyd Morris, Opposition Deputy Spokesman on Labour and Social Security, has beckoned the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation  (KSAC) to hasten payment to Mr Carlo Bruce, a blind man who fell over a Kingston bridge in 2015. Mr. Carlo Bruce reportedly suffered severe injuries during the 2015 fall. The incident was […]

Jennifer Samuda Jencare

Jennifer Samuda Founder of Jencare Skin Farm Died in Florida

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — Jencare Skin Farm founder Jennifer Samuda passed away in Florida on Wednesday morning after a long battle with cancer. Condolence to the Family and Business of Jennifer Samuda Founder of Jencare Skin Farmes, Jennifer Samuda who has reportedly battled with cancer for the past two years, died about 3:00 am in […]

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