PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, September 5, 2022 - UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) economist Dr Vaalmiki Arjoon has intimated that there is a cost of living crisis in Trinidad and Tobago which he hopes will be corrected by the Finance Minister shortly.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 18, 2022 - Opposition Spokesperson on Housing and Sustainable Living, Senator Dr. Floyd Morris is strongly condemning the new policy announced by the Government to stop providing further interest rate subsidies to certain categories of contributors to the National Housing Trust (NHT).
Kingston, Jamaica. May 12, 2022. Opposition Spokesman on Transport, Mikael Phillips, MP, says the strike action by Air Traffic Controllers and the resulting disruption of Jamaica’s air services was preventable, had the Government acted on several warnings over the past week and had taken the necessary actions.
KINGSTON, Jamaica May 12, 2022 - The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is projecting an increase in exports of cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes during the current 2022/23 fiscal year as demand for the local product increases in the global marketplace.
Georgetown, April 21, 2022 - DPI - Guyana’s economy remains resilient in the face of global economic tensions, and is on track to seeing a 47.2 percent growth in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the end of this year.
KINGSTON, APRIL 5, 2022-JIS - Remittance inflows exceeded US$3.3 billion for 2021, representing an increase over the US$2.9 billion for 2020. This is the word from Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Leslie Campbell.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 5, 2022 - The Bank of Jamaica (‘the Bank’) is taking a lead role in co-ordinating Jamaica’s migration from the Swift Message Type (MT) standard to the ISO 20022 – ‘Universal Financial Industry Message Scheme’ format by end 2025.
KINGSTON, March 22, 2022 - The Opposition PNP wants Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke to apologise for misleading the nation's parliament, having accused the Parliamentary Opposition of misleading Jamaicans in its contributions to the budget debate.
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 .