Early IMF booster - Jamaica to get US$320m from Fund in September
EVEN AS discussions continue for Jamaica to resume a borrowing relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the way has been cleared for the country to get approximately US$320 million (J$28.5 billion) from the fund by early next month...
- Bolt - I am confident
- Giving power to cambios
- Cyber-crime unit gets MoBay home
- GSAT geniuses get Gas Pro awards
- NEWS BRIEFS
- MAJ, PAJ back PM on libel laws revision
- Ward breaks down during Armadale testimony
- Group urges police, youth interaction
Life after bauxite - Finding the 'sweet' life - Former Alpart worker turns to the honey business as a viable option
WESTERN BUREAU: The thought of entering the business of honey production was never among the list of things to do for Andrew Green and Michael Crawford prior to their redundancies at the Alumina Partners of Jamaica Limited (Alpart) in St Elizabeth...
- MAJ to assist memberswith collections
- Reducing disaster risk will help economy - ODPEM
- Class Acts: Holy Childhood Prep School
- Riding out the storm - Shopkeeper speaks about the difficulty of staying afloat
- Miami company trains photo journalists
- Lemon grass, the next big thing
- JPS provides tertiary boost
- Mayor's initiative on the move
Remittances plunge - Flow dips to three-year low
Remittance inflows to Jamaica have already dropped close to 16 per cent since January, and a multilateral agency is predicting that money transfer markets will continue to slide and that the drop would be widespread across Latin America and the Caribbean region...
- Latibeaudiere knocks S&P rating
- PetroCaribe worries - Golding hopeful Venezuela may scale back proposal for more oil money up front
- Antigua gets US$50m from ALBA to pay state workers
- Chen sells New Kingston property to NCB
- Jamaica's fiscal woes at heart of downgrade
- Central bank more bullish on Jamaica's prospects - Amends inflation target downwards
- Slow road to digital switch-over - Cable groups mum; Flow ahead but network coverage behind
- BOJ interest rate policy 'absolutely correct' - central bank chief
- La Maison sets up shop in MoBay
- Commentary - Protection from the unscrupulous
- Mixed news for Trinidad's energy sector - Investors pull as new contracts issued
- Germany, France shrug off recession - But euro area economy still contracting
- Fed to ease debt purchases, holds rates steady - Forecasts gradual resumption of growth
- UC Rusal reaches agreement on debt
- Sea Island Cotton property war with Japan settled
- Volt promises 230 mile-per-gallon ride - But can it deliver?
- Ford to boost production of Focus, Escape
JAAA did not back down under duress - Aris says management report will dictate next move against MVP athletes
BERLIN, Germany: President of the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA), Howard Aris, said yesterday that his association will await a report from the management of the team here in Berlin before deciding if any action will be taken against the athletes...
- Dyson sacked!
- United tipped to retain crown
- Bolt 'itching' for showdown - Gay says Jamaican is the man to beat
- McLaughlin appears best hope among rookies
- Athlete PROFILE
- Usain not 'worried'
- Antiguans confident
- Trainers call for new elections
- Gay and Bolt disagree over false-start rule change
- $495,000 boost for JTTA
- Constant Spring escape with draw
- 'It was an excellent performance'
- Glen's goal revives T&T hopes
- Withdrawals weaken super Jamaica team
EDITORIAL - The embarrassment of Berlin
The brouhaha between a number of Jamaican athletes and the local governing body on the eve of the World Championships was, to say the least, highly embarrassing to this country and its place as a global athletic power...
LETTER OF THE DAY - Woes of the booksellers
THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS THAT time of year when parents and booksellers experience the worse nightmare. As someone familiar with the trade and with management in the education sector, I have observed that many of our schools need ...
- Petty sports officials
- Mr Francis, stop your whining
- Dirty laundry in int'l media
- Personal relevance
- Unspoken desire
- Absolute rubbish
- Before you go ...
- Explanation needed
- The real face of justice
Artistes rally for climate change
It seemed a chart-topping single was about to be performed when various entertainers gathered to sing the theme song for the 'Voices for Climate Change Project' at the event launch at the University of the West Indies, Mona Visitors' Lodge...
- Strong line-up for Irie Jamboree
- Full-figured models for CMS
- Miss Jamaica World Profiles
- The new TEAM Grizzly's
- Something extra
Pretty girls on parade
On Wednesday, contestants in this year's Miss Universe 2009 competition participated in a fashion show in Nassau, Bahamas.
- Poitier, Yunus get presidential medals
- ROSA's Grand gala
- Can we talk?
- Jamaica Fashion and Apparel to export
- Doctors night out!
- 'Miss Rita' is 99 and counting