DENGUE WAR - $2b earmarked to intensify fight against disease, Christmas projects
The Government has earmarked $1.3 billion, broken down into $15-million allocations, to each of the 63 constituencies across the island, to roll out a four-month sanitation, drain-cleaning and beautification programme. At the same time, with the...
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Woman says she can see death
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Call her a seer, 'warner woman' or spiritualist, but whenever Eugenia 'Aunt Lilly' Edwards gives out a warning of death or destruction, people in and around Dallas Castle in rural St Andrew take notice. That's because according to residents,...
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Jamaica misses target to get below 300 road fatalities
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The country's target for recording fewer than 300 road fatalities will again not be met this...
Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth
The Editorial on September 12, 2019 - 'Economic Growth Council and GDP trends' highlights a disturbing paradox in our economy. How can we be spending so much on infrastructure but seeing any improvement in economic growth. Your question comes from the expectation, described in Keynesian economic theory, that government spending on infrastructure is the fastest [...]
Warning Signs of Suicide
These past few weeks have been very sad in Jamaica's history. We've had 4 suicides in approximately one month. There was the 2nd form student from Wolmers' Boys school on April 25, the father of the 3 year old who killed her and days later killed himself on April 29; politician Faye Reid-Jacobs May 8; [...]
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Gas prices down $0.09, diesel up $2.89
Tortuga launches specialty rum cakes for Mexican, Dom Rep markets
Gas prices will go down by $0.09 effective Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $129.56 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $132.39. Automotive diesel oil will move up by $2.89 per litre...
Last Updated: 2019-11-13 14:00:10 - Source: Gleaner News Room.
Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes Limited, a subsidiary of Jamaica Producers (JP) Group has launched two specialty rum cakes for the tourist retail market in the Dominican Republican (DR) and Mexico.
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