KINGSTON, March 1, 2018 - The Opposition Peoples National Party is not happy that the government has reneged on its commitment to set aside $700 million in this year's Budget to undertake the long awaited re-verification of the voters' list.
KINGSTON, February 27, 2018 - The Government of Jamaica has paved the way for the creation of a digital society, with the signing of a package of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB).
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 11, CMC – Following howls of protest from all sections of society, the Jamaica government Tuesday announced changes to the property tax rates with Finance Minister Audley Shaw indicating that a flat rate of J$1,000 (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) will be kept on all properties with a value up to J$400,000.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 21, CMC – The Jamaica government is seeking J$32 billion (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) this fiscal year to repay loans to several bilateral and international institutions, according to the 2017/18 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 17, CMC – Jamaica has signed a US$326 million loan with China for the construction of a new Southern Coastal Highway Improvement project and the extension of the tolled east-west highway from May Pen, Clarendon to Williamsfield, Manchester.
KINGSTON, December 12, 2016 - Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, says the interest rate on the special microloan disbursed by the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has been reduced to six per cent from 10.5 per cent.
WASHINGTON, DC., OCTOBER 7, 2016 - “A recent World Bank study has revealed that the Caribbean appeared to be the region most severely affected by the de-risking strategy.” This is the word from Jamaica's Finance Minister Audley Shaw as he addressed the IMF/World Bank Annual meeting held in Washington this week.