Weekly Round-up: Dollar slide under control...WISYNCO fire...Gov't commits US$150k to Racers Grand Prix
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) sold some US$158 million to the foreign exchange market in an effort to stem the slide of the Jamaican dollar. Described as the biggest-ever intervention by the BOJ, Governor Bryan Wynter and finance minister Audley Shaw both say the dollar slide is now under control. On Janua ...More
KC and Jamaica at Penn Relays: An unqualified success
This year's Penn Relay Carnival, held as always at Franklin Field, Philadelphia, marked the 50th anniversary of Kingston College's participation in the prestigious games. Prior to 1964, Jamaicans had taken part in the games. As Jamaica's former consul general to New York, Dr Basil K Bryan notes in his encyclopaedic work, ...More
Christoffe Bryan flying high after Penn Relays win
PHILADELPHIA, USA — Christoffe Bryan of Wolmer's Boys celebrated his 18th birthday by winning his third straight high school boys' high jump title at the 120th Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, a record number of times for any one. Bryan, who was a disappointing second at the CARIFTA Games in Marti ...More