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JAMAICA | On the Path to Higher Economic Growth - IMF

NEW YORK,  November 9, 2019 - The International Monetary Fund says Jamaica has successfully concluded its economic reform program, which was supported by a US$1.66 billion Stand-By Arrangement from the IMF. The country’s strong ownership, as well as the government’s steadfast reform implementation have resulted in a stronger economy, an all-time low unemployment rate, and a significant reduction in public debt.

JAMAICA| US revokes the visas of MPs Daryl Vaz and Phillip Paulwell

Havana, Cuba, November 1, 2019:  The People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy, Phillip Paulwell, has confirmed that he is one of two Jamaican parliamentarians whose United States visa has been revoked. The other MP is Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation,  Daryl Vaz.
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JAMAICA | Patriots wants Gov't to address the shortage of US dollars

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 31, 2019: The People’s National Party’s (PNP) young professionals affiliate, the Patriots - is calling on the Government of Jamaica to take urgent steps to address the critical shortage of US Dollars, which is becoming more and more acute by the day, and presenting difficulties to many sectors of the economy.

JAMAICA | US Dollar Shortage Negatively Impacting Economy says Golding

Kingston, Jamaica. October 28, 2019:  People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Finance, Mark Golding, says the people of Jamaica should hold the government accountable for the major economic management failures now taking place in the country, leaving taxpayers with higher debt service obligations and to find more money to pay for light bills, energy and other essential imports.

JAMAICA | Government Provides More Incentives For Local Suppliers

KINGSTON,  Ocrtober 24, 2019 - The micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector has received a boost with the passage of two Resolutions in the House of Representatives that seek to provide an opportunity for local suppliers to bid on government contracts, based on the percentage of local raw material being used.
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