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JAMAICA | ST. James PNP Cllrs support Opposition vote on SOE

St. James, Jamaica, December 14, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) councillors in the St. James Municipal Corporation have expressed support for the Parliamentary Opposition in their withdrawal of support for any further extensions of the State of Emergency (SOE) in the parish.
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JAMAICA |Citizens' rights must be protected says Phillips

KINGSTON, December 13, 2018 - The Parliamentary Opposition says it is aware of the political implications of its decision to vote against an extension to the States of Public Emergency, however, it is the right thing to do. Security measures that currently obtain under the state of emergency (SOE) can continue, but without infringing on the rights of citizens.

JAMAICA | PNP wants to meet with Private Sector leadership

Kingston, Jamaica, December 13, 2018. - Today's request by Leader of the Opposition PNP , Dr. Peter Phillips, for an urgent meeting through PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, to fully ventilate all the issues involved in the Opposition’s vote against further extensions of the States of Emergancy (SOE) was quickly taken op by the PSOJ.

JAMAICA | PM's response to Energy Audit 'Wishy-Washy" says Phillips

KINGSTON,  Jamaica December 11, 2018 - Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has chided Prime Minister Andrew Holness for what he discribed as his 'wishy-washy' proposals to deal with the oversight and accountability at Petrojam, and continues to sidestep the main issues raised by  the Auditor General.

JAMAICA | IMF give thumbs up to Jamaica's economic programme

WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2018 -An IMF review of Jamaica's economic programme under the  precautionary Stand-By arrangement, says  “Positive developments continue to sustain Jamaica’s economic reform program. The unemployment rate is at an all-time low of 8.4 percent, with significant gains among women and younger workers. Inflation is in the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) target range of 4–6 percent.
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