Tag: Pan Caribbean Sugar Company

6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2016

Lottery Scam Takes Massive Hit – Nineteen, Including Cop, Taken Into Custody. The infamous lottery scam took a massive hit yesterday, with 19 people, including a policeman and seven women, taken into custody and more than $1.8 million in Jamaican currency

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

Public-Sector Workers To Start Contributing To Pension In April, JTA President Brands The Move As Dangerous. With the Government pushing to institute legislation for the new public-sector pension system by April, the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), the union which represents

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 22, 2015

National Housing Trust’s $2 Billion Of Investments In Limbo. Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has revealed that investments by the National Housing Trust (NHT) totalling $2 billion in three major projects have failed to produce any returns after periods spanning five

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 7, 2015

Visa Crackdown. Despite a series of interventions by local authorities, Jamaicans, including students, applying for visas to enter the United Kingdom are likely to be barred by a Home Office visa clampdown in the United Kingdom… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com T&T,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 29, 2014

Sweet Goodbye. When Dr Wu Huaixiang replaced Francis He as chief executive officer of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) in June 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief as He was viewed as contentious and hard to relate to… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 9, 2014

Sugar Revolt – JCPS Marketing Ploy Upsets Retail Market. A new marketing tactic aimed boosting the distribution of pre-packaged sugar has caused a stir inside the retail sector, some of whom are resisting Jamaica Cane Product Sales’ (JCPS) efforts to tie

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 20, 2014

St Thomas Whiz-Kid’s Hands Not Tied By Disability. The teenage years can be a minefield, with the pressures of trying to navigate school, peer pressure, figuring out what career path to choose, cultivating friendships and developing good self-esteem… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 16, 2014

State Squatting – Parish Council Unlawfully Occupying Railway Lands. The St Catherine Parish Council has been accused of squatting for several years on lands in Spanish Town belonging to the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) and resisting attempts to renegotiate a new

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 17, 2013

Jamaica Restores Name: Country No Longer Seen As A Pariah After Creditable Performance Under IMF Programme, Says Bullock. Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Colin Bullock says the international markets are warming up to the country in light

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 30, 2012

1. Phillips: No Reason For Panic. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has finally admitted the least well-kept secret in the country: Jamaica will not sign an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 2. Shhhhh! Listen To

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