Author Archive: Myesha Broadie

Chief Justice vows that all outstanding judgements in Supreme Court will be delivered by year end
Chief Justice, Bryan Sykes, has vowed, that all outstanding judgements in the Supreme Court, will be delivered by year end. In an
Eligible SLB borrowers to be entitled to 2% reduction in their interest rates as of April 1
Come April 1 this year, eligible borrowers of the Student’s Loan Bureau, SLB , will be entitled to a reduction of 2 per cent in their
Study shows children from poor households more prone to chemical poisoning
A study has shown that children from poor households in Jamaica are more likely to be exposed to chemical poisoning.   The
Government to reduce stamp duties for monetary transactions
The Finance Minister says the government will be reducing stamp duties for monetary transactions in the upcoming financial year.  
Government to phase out some taxes to help small businesses
Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says the government will be phasing out distortionary taxes that disincentivise small businesses and
Woman who posed as medical doctor now in police custody
A woman accused of posing as a medical doctor and fleecing persons of hundreds of thousands of dollars, is now in police custody.
Terms of reference for forensic audit into high loss of oil at Petrojam to be published
A draft of the terms of reference for a forensic audit into the high loss of oil at Petrojam is to be published in short order.  
Health Minister says normality expected by month end following dengue outbreak in December
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says normality is expected by the end of this month following the outbreak of dengue in