KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar Friday, December 6 traded for an average J$105.96, seven cents more than Thursday's average, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s foreign exchange trading summary.
Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar traded for J$99.74 and the British pound ended trading at J$174.26.more »
AS an elected representative of the people, Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister Anthony Hylton must know that any "secret" meeting that he sets out to have with as influential and important an organisation as the Jamaica Exporters' Association would, at this time, force the resourcefulness of journalists to 'spy' in order to determine if anything groundbreaking or immensely useful in advancing the country's economy is being discussed.
'At this time' would of course refer to the currency of discussion on the Logistics Hub and China's aggressive push to have a much bigger stake in Jamaica's social and economic affairs.
It has been reported that an audio recording — taken by surreptitious means, that is, captured by a journalist's recorder conveniently left in the meeting after journalists were ejected — registered Minister Anthony Hylton's personal disgust at the media's treatment of...
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