KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has admitted that it has lost its control over social interventions programming in most communities, but believes that with sustained government support it can carry on its work.
The issue came up Wednesday, as the weekly meeting of Parliament's Public Adminis ...more »
company Petrojam Limited yesterday announced increases in the
ex-refinery prices of nearly all categories of fuel.
The prices of 87 and 90-octane gasolene have increased by $1.33 per litre, and as of today will be sold for $101.40 and $103.05, respectively.
Automotive diesel fuel has had a price increase of 72 cents, and will now be sold for $108.51 per litre.
A decrease of 50 cents will
see kerosene oil being sold for
$108.32 per litre.
Meanwhile, propane liquid petroleum gas will be sold for $35.65 per litre and butane liquid petroleum gas sold for $57.39 per litre, after price increases of $1.50 and 36 cents per litre, respectively.
Petrojam said the increases reflected "changes in US Gulf Reference prices and in foreign exchange rates". Retailers will add their mark-up to the announced prices.
Yesterday's round of increases was the third in as many weeks.
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