Tag: LNG

Inflation (Actually, Deflation) Continues Into April

We are now 4 months into the new year and we have yet to experience one month of inflation. Four consecutive months of deflation has left us with a year to date Inflation figure of -0.6% (or deflation of 0.6%).

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 6, 2016

Small Ganja Farmers Overjoyed At Approval Of Regulations. Potential small ganja investors are overwhelmed that regulations to guide Jamaica’s legal cannabis industry have now been approved. Yesterday, a week after being appointed by Cabinet to lead the Cannabis Licensing Authority

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 4, 2016

‘No Margin For Error’ – PM Holness Appeals For Bipartisan Cooperation For Good Of Country. Acknowledging that the razor-thin majority of his administration will mean no easy cruise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday extended the hand of partnership to the Opposition

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 12, 2015

Portia, Andrew For The Leadership Debate. As it was four years ago, President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller is set to square-off once again with Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 24, 2015

Education Ministry To Process 500 Transfer Requests. The Ministry of Education has received 500 transfer requests for students placed at high schools based on their performance in this year’s Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com PAJ Mourns Veteran

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 16, 2015

Students Traumatised As Violence Grips West Kingston. Students of all ages were hit hard yesterday as the death toll continued to rise in the ongoing warfare battering west Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com PM Thanks Diaspora, Seeks Brand Jamaica Support. Prime Minister

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 19, 2014

Lights Will Stay On: JPS Says Old Plants Can Hold, Contemplates Power Ship. Despite its Old Harbour and Hunts Bay plants being more than 40 years old, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said yesterday that it was unlikely they would

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 7, 2014

Jamaica Clears First-Year IMF Hurdle. Jamaica has met – and in some cases surpassed – key fiscal and monetary targets under its agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), paving the way for a successful first year under the four-year extended

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 2, 2014

Break Silence, EWI – Energy Consultant Urges Hong Kong-Based Company To Show Public Its Ability To Implement Project. Stephen Wedderburn, the man who coordinated the liquefied natural gas (LNG) project which was aborted by the Portia Simpson Miller-led Government, has declared

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Is Coal the Answer to Jamaica’s Energy Crisis?

Last January, the government of Jamaica finally ended its decade-long flirt with the idea of introducing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the solution to the country’s high electricity prices, but the project had already cost us US$4 million. Currently, it costs

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