SHOPKEEPERS COULD OFFER BANKING SERVICES SOON

LBC

Regulations have been approved that will give some banks the power to appoint agents such as supermarkets or hardware stores to carry out some banking services. The approval by the House of Representatives on Wednesday came in a debate that saw parliamentarians renewing calls for tighter regulations of banking fees. […]

ELECTION DAY IS THE 28TH OF NOVEMBER

LBC

Local Government Elections are to be held on Monday November 28. Nomination Day is Friday November 11. The Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie made the announcement a short while ago at the Jamaica Conference Centre. Under the Representation of the People Act, Nomination Day shall be at least five clear days […]

CANT BE BUISNESS AS USUAL

LBC

Gary ‘Butch’ Hendrickson, the 2016 inductee into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) made an impassioned plea in his speech after his induction that Jamaicans especially business people cannot continue to conduct business as usual. “We cannot continue to conduct business as usual in Jamaica as it has gotten […]

More people using stay alert app says the police.

LBC

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, is encouraging more persons to download and make use of the crime-fighting and safety software application ‘Stay Alert’. She was speaking on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) television programme Issues and Answers recently. She noted that, currently, […]

JSIF URGE TO ADOPT NEW WAYS.

LBC

Minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Derrick Smith, has challenged the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) to adopt new approaches to social development to meet the changing needs of the community. Addressing the launch of JSIF’s 20th anniversary celebrations and Annual General Meeting at Spanish Court […]