WASHINGTON DC, June 7, 2021 - Having concluded its 2021 Article IV consultation with Belize, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund says the COVID-19 pandemic has hit Belize hard, and following a successful containment of the first wave of the pandemic, the country experienced a second wave starting in June 2020.
KINGSTON, June 3, 2021 - The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is projecting that the economy will grow within the range of seven per cent to nine per cent during the April to June 2021 quarter.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 3, 2021 - The Jamaican economy contracted by an estimated 5.7 per cent in the January to March 2021 quarter, when compared to the corresponding period last year, largely due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 3, 2021 - State Minister for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. Norman Dunn, says that the Government is working quickly to overhaul the interim regulations governing the cannabis industry.
KINGSTON, Jamaica May 23, 2021 Opposition Spokesman on Labour and Social Security Senator Dr Floyd Morris has again raised the vexing practice of many employers, placing Jamaican workers on contract, which in most cases denies workers earned employment benefits.
KINGSTON, Jamaica May 22, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his Administration is committed to empowering more Jamaicans and positively changing communities through property rights.
KINGSTON. Jamaica May 23, 2021 - Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor, Richard Byles, says the BOJ “continues to be very successful in guiding inflation within the four - six per cent target range despite missing its inflation target for the 12 months leading up to April 2021.
The Government of Venezuelan said Thursday that it has been unable to complete a payment for COVID-19 vaccines purchased through the COVAX facility, as the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) prevented it from transferring money to pay for the vaccines.
KINGSTON, Jamica, June 7, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on the international community to assist the region in bridging gaps within the SDGs as small developing nations recover from Covid-19.