Author: diG Jamaica

6 Things You Need To Know- March 6, 2015

FINSAC Commission ‘Gaan Bad A Mawning’- Phillips. The parliamentary opposition has said it is prepared to accept the blame for the composition of the commission which examined the financial crisis of the 1990s, saying someone with legal…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Three

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Projected Tax Revenue Intake For 2015/16 Budget – By Category

As the process of review for the 2015/16 Budget is ongoing in Parliament, we thought our readers might be interested in a breakdown of where the taxes are expected to come from.  While we await word on the actual revenue

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FATCA Webinar – Mobile

Tune in September 16th at 10:30 AM Jamaica time for a FREE live webinar on FATCA.

Updated List: More Than 100 Things Made In Jamaica

Last December, we posted this list of more than 100 items made in Jamaica. We’re now updating the list to reflect the manufacturers of these items. Take a look! List provided by the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, Kingston, Jamaica.  Visit the diGJamaica.com

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IMF Survey: IMF Loan to Help Jamaica Cope With Growth and Debt Challenges

“In this interview, the IMF’s mission chief for Jamaica, Jan Kees Martijn, discusses the key priorities for Jamaica and what it will take for the program to succeed.”  See answers to questions: IMF Survey: Jamaicans know they face significant economic

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IMF Approves EFF for Jamaica: Press Release – May 1, 2013

“The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a four-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement for Jamaica to support the authorities’ comprehensive economic reform agenda. The EFF arrangement amounts to SDR 615.38 million (about US$932.3 million), the equivalent of

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diG Jamaica Presentation at the 2013 Caribbean Open Data Conference #DevCaJa #DevCa

At the recently concluded 2013 Caribbean Open Data Conference held at the University of the West Indies, diG Jamaica made a presentation in the Data Journalism section.  For more about the conference, read the live blog. The presentation – diG Jamaica: The Gleaner

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Little Theatre : A Haven For The Arts

“May it’s doors be ever open to all talent, its building a symbol of faith in the community, a centre for all creative artistes, and its productions a constant source of enjoyment and hope for all people.” Greta and Henry Fowler, Founders

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: February 21, 2013

Fire Them! – Shaw Calls For Marketing Firm To Be Relieved Of MoBay Convention Centre.  A strident Opposition spokesman on finance, Audley Shaw, yesterday called for the contract of the international firm marketing the Montego Bay Convention Centre to be

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Image Of The Week – Traffic Ticket Throngs

Our image of the week is taken from Today’s Sunday Gleaner: Traffic Tickets And A Can Of Worms! The caption read:  Tax offices across the island were packed with persons trying to beat last Monday’s deadline for the traffic-ticket amnesty. This,

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