CENTRE FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY, Washington DC, April 15, 2022 - President Joe Biden recently proposed a new “Billionaire Minimum Income Tax” that would raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
KINGSTON, Jamaica. April 8, 2022 - Access to, and use of financial services will be made easier with the use of the digital payment wallet, Lynk, which is the platform used to facilitate transactions of the Bank of Jamaica’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
KINGSTON, January 14, 2022 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told Bloomberg, that he expects more than 70% of the Jamaican population will be using the country’s CBDC digital currency within five years.
KINGSTON, November 22, 2021 - The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is slated to commence national rollout of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) platform during the first quarter of 2022.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 24, 2021 - The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) created history, on Friday July 23, with the successful completion of a catastrophe bond (CAT bond) issuance through the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)) that secured US$185.0 million in financial protection against major hurricanes.
KINGSTON, May 14, 2021 - The Government is looking to enter into suitable public-private partnerships to increase coconut production.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 13, 2021 - Barbados' Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale marshall, says The recent action by the Government of the United Kingdom in listing Barbados as a High-Risk Third Country with respect to money laundering and the financing of terrorism is unfortunate and disappointing, but not surprising.
KINGSTON, March 23, 2021 - Today I was sitting on my patio looking out on this beautiful and exotic country in which we live, and reflected on the number of Jamaicans who truly appreciate this fact. People are so stressed out with the daily drudgery of eeking out an existence, that they are unable to enjoy the essence of this paradise in which we live.