KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 15, 2022 - The Country is on the brink of a deep crisis; there are dark days ahead for Jamaicans and the budget offers no solutions, hence the Government needs to “Cushion the Crisis” and give our people some ease from the heavy burdens.
KINGSTON, March 14, 2022 - Jamaica needs to seriously pay attention to the development of the Creative and Cultural Industries in order to unleash the vast potential of unrealized opportunities that lie within the global creative economy for Jamaicans .
KINGSTON, Jamaica March 12, 2022- Opposition spokesman on Finance Julian Robinson has pointed to the continued rise in food prices as evidence of the hardship being inflicted on the Jamaican people, and has appealed to the government to relieve their suffering and the cost of living by 'narrowing the gap and uplifting our people."
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 11, 2022 - Opposition Spokesman on Finance and the Public Service, Julian Robinson, wants the government to recraft the budget to meet the realities of the new world conditions brought about by the Russion invasion of Ukraine, to include escalating oil and imported food prices.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 9, 2022 - The International Ratings Agency Fitch, today affirmed the Government of Jamaica’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘B+’ and maintained the outlook at “Stable”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The People’s National Party Youth Organization (PNPYO) says it welcomes the announced increase in the minimum wage but expresses disappointment with the Government’s announcement of $9000 as a minimum below which no worker should be paid.
KINGSTON, February 2022 - The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) remains on track for rollout of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) during the first quarter of 2022.
KINGSTON, Jamaica February 22, 2022 - Cabinet has approved a 28.5 per cent increase in the national minimum wage, effective April 1, 2022, and will see the rate moving from $7,000 to $9,000 per 40-hour work.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 26, 2022 - JIS - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says Jamaica is recovering steadily from the economic fallout sparked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, based on the out-turns of several key indicators.