WASHINGTON, DC, February 14, 2019 - The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says “Panama remains one of the most dynamic growing countries in Latin America, but economic activity has been less dynamic than expected.
The Conversation, November 19, 2018 - Modern slavery is a prominent term of late. Thus far, efforts to deal with it have tended to focus on criminality and the explicit imprisonment of people involved. Yet tackling modern slavery in a meaningful sense isn’t merely a question of identifying culprits and freeing victims. To do so is merely to treat the symptoms of the issue.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 9, 2018 - Senior Technical Advisor to the Government of Barbados, Dr. Kevin Greenidge, has underscored the importance of growth in the economy, saying that’s how the country needs to go forward.
GRENADA, July 25, 2018 - The Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund, have commended the Grenada Government for implementing sound policies leading to a strong economic and fiscal performance and sustained debt reduction.
KINGSTON, April 28, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says he is satisfied that the Government has taken steps to revise its approach to achieving economic growth, by implementing “well tried and well-studied” polices that will facilitate this.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has provided a comprehensive report of Jamaica’s economic strategy, which she says has ensured the very survival of the country. The strategy has involved disciplined and prudent debt management, and a programme of aggressive investment expansion as the nucleus of the growth agenda, while maintaining emphasis on the social sector including health and education.