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News Jamaica » Finance: Finance minister welcomes last- quarter growth

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/finance-minister-welcomes-last--quarter-growth_125535?profile=1470
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has welcomed ... the ceremonial opening of Parliament Thursday at Gordon House. The Planning Institute of Jamaica reported that the country recorded its strongest quarterly growth for the 2017 calendar ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories You Missed The Week...

News channel or source: http://jamaicans.com/top-7-jamaican-caribbean-news-stories-missed-week-ending-february-16th-2018/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Finance Ministry will receive the largest increase. GOVERNMENT TO BUILD FACILITIES FOR HOMELESS, INDIGENT Jamaica’s government plans to build two drop-in facilities in Trelawny and St. Thomas in 2018 designed to serve as temporary accommodations for ...

News Jamaica » Finance: JAMAICA: Bank Fee Bill dumped - Gov't votes to reject proposed law

News channel or source: http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/3921610/JAMAICA-Bank-Fee-Bill-dumped--Gov
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

REQUIRES FULL COLLABORATION The finance minister said the issue required consideration within a consumer protection framework and full collaboration with stakeholders. "The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has been collaborating with other agencies and a ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Customs law amendments to be tabled by end of March

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Customs_law_amendments_to_be_tabled_by_end_of_March?profile=1228&template=MobileArticle
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service is looking to table amendments to the Customs Act in Parliament by the end of March 2018. Minister of State, Fayval Williams, said the changes seek to make the rules clearer ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Garcia flies to Jamaica to attend UWI F&GP Committee meeting

News channel or source: http://www.looptt.com/content/garcia-flies-jamaica-attend-uwi-fgp-committee-meeting
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Education Minister Anthony Garcia is currently in Jamaica attending a meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GPC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at its Regional Headquarters, Mona Campus. His attendance ensures that the ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Hoping American values will outshine the confusing Trump era, While the West focuses elsewhere, Africa should take advantage, Britain hopes to hedg...

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Global-Newsstand/2018/0217/Hoping-American-values-will-outshine-the-confusing-Trump-era-While-the-West-focuses-elsewhere-Africa-should-take-advantage-Britain-hopes-to-hedge-its-way-out-of-Brexit-The-world-should-awaken-to-Romanian-corruption-Beware-of-bitcoin
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“That is why people’s attitude [about the Feb. 7] visit to Jamaica by Rex Tillerson is so paradoxical ... which probably will transform banking and finance.”

News Jamaica » Finance: Jamaica Peace Council: Tillerson's visit rubs pepper and salt in an open wound

News channel or source: https://venezuelanalysis.com/ANALYSIS/13648
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Jamaica has had a long and rich tradition of upholding inviolable ... Our current and precarious economic situation, which has left us deep in the clutches of the international finance capital led by the International Monetary Fund, should not be traded ...

News Jamaica » Finance: MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: World Bank Lending $15m to Jamaica for Microfinance Credit Guarantees, SME Fund

News channel or source: https://www.microcapital.org/microcapital-brief-world-bank-lending-15m-jamaica-microfinance-credit-guarantees-sme-fund/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The loan to the Development Bank of Jamaica has a term of 30 years with a five-year grace ... which make up the World Bank; (2) the International Finance Corporation; (3) the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency; and (4) the International Centre ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Making Maritime Infrastructure Climate-resilient

News channel or source: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/climate-adaptation-finance-update-making-maritime-infrastructure-climate-resilient/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

In January 2018 adaptation finance project news, support from multilateral and ... and climate action provided an opportunity for sharing lessons from other Caribbean countries. In Jamaica, for example, stakeholder engagement has enabled authorities ...

News Jamaica » Finance: Investors are counting down to the most important date on Europe’s political calendar

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/investors-are-counting-down-to-the-most-important-date-on-europes-political-calendar-2018-02-20
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Read: Here’s what Germany’s next finance minister could mean for the euro Merkel has been unable to form a government since, as her CDU didn’t get enough votes for an outright majority. Negotiations for a so-called Jamaica coalition, named after the ...