Author Archive: Primrose Oliver

Ministry Addresses Concerns After Metcalfe Street Bus Came Under Gun Fire
Several recommendations have been made to address the concerns of workers following an incident Tuesday evening, where a bus
JDF Interdicts Illegal Poachers Near Pedro Cays
Thirty two foreign nationals were last Sunday, March 26, intercepted by the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard (JDF CG) after being
Scotiabank Suspends Dormant Fees Too
Scotiabank announced today that effective immediately dormant fees, currently charged on inactive accounts, will be suspended. This
PM Announces NHT Benefits for People With Disabilities
Effective July 1 persons with disabilities will receive greater benefits from the National Housing Trust (NHT). Prime Minister Andrew
PM Says Logistics Sector Now a National Project
The development of the logistics sector has been declared a national project. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government will
Analyst Welcomes Holness’ Budget Speech but Questions Revenue Neutrality
Political analyst Helene Davis Whyte has welcomed announcement by the prime minister about an increase in benefits from the National
PNP Says Prime Minister Budget Speech Fell Short
The opposition PNP has criticized Prime Minister Andrew Holness for making what it describes as a long and lackluster presentation in
Low Income Earners to Get More NHT Loans
The National Housing Trust (NHT) plans to write more than eight thousand new loans at a value of $17.8 billion for the 2017/18