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JAMAICA | Opposition concerned about weak growth and increased poverty

KINGSTON, Jamaica. September 19, 2019: While the Opposition is pleased that Jamaica has completed its IMF Programme after six and a half years spanning two political administrations, it is concerned that the Programme’s significant fiscal and structural reforms are not delivering the higher levels of economic growth and reduction in poverty that were anticipated from the successful execution of the Programme.

JAMAICA | Opposition bemoans devaluation of Jamaican dollar

Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 24, 2018: The Parliamentary PNP Opposition is today lashing out at the Holness administration and expressing major concerns over its adoption of a new exchange rate policy, now being described as a “pure free float” of the Jamaican dollar, which is causing panic in the society.

JAMAICA | PNP Insists: JLP Gov't Can't Justify Keeping The Gas Tax

Kingston, Jamaica, August 5, 2018:  Opposition Shadow Minister of Finance Mark Golding, says if the government had kept the oil hedge insurance in place, the county would now be in a position to collect on the insurance as the world oil price is now higher than the price which would have triggered payments to Jamaica under the insurance purchased in 2015.
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