ROSE HALL, St James — The long awaited bypass road for Montego Bay may soon be a reality, with the new administration committing to construct the much-clamoured-for roadway to bypass the congestion of the city centre.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, JUNE 15, 2016- Despite intervention from the BOJ and assurance from Finance Minister Audley Shaw that steps would be taken to stabilise the Jamaican dollar, it continues to lose value against the US currency reaching a historic low of J$126.05 yesterday.
KINGSTON, MAY 28, 2016 - Opposition spokesman on finance Dr Peter Phillips wants Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis to probe allegations made by Finance Minister Audley Shaw while closing the Budget Debate last Wednesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 13, 2016- In order to fund his government's election promise to reduce personal income tax by $1.5 million, Finance Minister Audley Shaw has increased on taxes on cigarettes, petrol and departure tax.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — May 13, 2016 - Jamaica's Finance Minister Audley Shaw has lamented his country's lopsided trade imbalance with Trinidad and Tobago pointing out that Jamaica’s largest export to Trinidad and Tobago were not manufactured products but rather, “empty oil tanks.”
KINGSTON, April 15, 2016 - The Government is projecting to spend $579.93 billion for the 2016/17 fiscal year. This amount is 28 percent less than the $808 billion Revised budget for financial year 2015/16.
MONTEGO BAY, April 3, 2016 - The Jamaica Gleaner is this morning corroborating former finance Minister Peter Phillips' argument that Finance Minister Audley Shaw was well aware that the money collected from a special tax on fuel had been placed in the Consolidated Fund, where all money collected by government goes.