Light stays on CMU - PAAC demands update on controversial contracts

A parliamentary committee is demanding answers from the Education Ministry about the status of three multimillion-dollar contracts linked to allegations of irregularity at a number of agencies that fall under its remit. The contracts in question...more..


Jamaica praised as IMF concludes final review - Holness pleads for consensus to tackle crime, corruption crises

Jamaica has bagged another achievement as the economy undergoes recovery and resuscitation.  The country has completed the final review of the three-year precautionary standby programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  Former Managing Directormore..


$11b Lakes Pen farming project to promote food security – Azan

Businessman Gassan Azan is to embark on a 400-acre agricultural project in Lakes Pen, St Catherine, that, he says, will ultimately decrease Jamaica’s food importation and increase its food security. Speaking with reporters at his downtown offices...more..


Artists meet ahead of OAS culture confab

Close to 100 artists met today for a series of panel discussions ahead of a ministerial meeting on arts and culture from the 34 nations of the Organisation of American States (OAS) which begins Thursday. The discussions were to gain the input of the creatmore..


Hikes hurt

The price hikes in water, petrol and foreign exchange transactions are seriously affecting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), says president of the Small Business Association (SBA) Wayne Poonka Willock. Speaking during a State of the Sector Confmore..


‘Entrepreneurs in Action’ now an NVQ

A flagship youth entrepreneurship programme of the Small Business Association is to be recognised as a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in Entrepreneurship, a senior SBA official has revealed. As the SBA’s Enterprise in Action (EIA) initiative welcmore..


More companies comply with AML Commission registration

The registration of both private companies and NPOs with the commission is mandated in the 2018 Proceeds of Crime Amendment Act which came into effect on 1 January 2019.more..


Government says “no physical altercation” between journalist and junior minister

The statement which said the senior minister, from whom a response was being sought, proposed to accommodate the question in spite of the ongoing disagreement between the reporter and the junior minister.more..


Move to update policy on ageing due to expected rise in elderly population

Last Monday, a consultation was held with stakeholders to formulate plans and policy that should be included in Grenada’s Policy on Aging, which is yet to be adopted.more..