Tag: Dr Peter Phillips

6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 22, 2016

Battle Over NHT Funds Begins – Court Case Commences Over PNP’s Decision To Extract $46 Billion. Court case commences over PNP’s decision to extract $46 billion. The Supreme Court is today expected to begin hearing a legal challenge to the decision of…Read

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Election 2016 – Meet The MPs

The preliminary results are in, and a winner has been declared. Based on preliminary results, the JLP will form the new government as decided by the February 25, 2016 election. Below is a list of the winners in all 63

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5 Jamaican Inventors And Innovators You Need To Know About

Yesterday, September 29th, was observed as Inventors Day in several countries around the world. Jamaicans are no strangers to invention and innovation, as we have perfected the art of ‘turning our hands to make fashion.’ Over the years, some of

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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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IMF Watch: Staff To Conduct 5th Review – August

diGgers Did you know the 4 year IMF arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) that was approved on May 1, 2013 consists of 15 reviews? In August staff from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to undertake the fifth review

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IMF Boss’ Visit To Jamaica – Who She Saw, Places She Visited

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, visited Jamaica  for a three day working visit, arriving June 26. Lagarde’s itinerary during her visit included meeting with Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller at the Office of the Prime Minister, the Finance

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#JABudget2014 – Estimates of Expenditure To Be Tabled Today

Hey diGgers, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips tables the 2014-2015 Estimates of Expenditure in Parliament today. Last year, the Gleaner provided you with the Budget in a flip magazine format, making it easy to read and navigate. Visit Budget 2013-2014

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IMF Update: IMF Press Release On The Third Test

diGgers A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Jamaica February 5-13, 2014 to conduct discussions on the third review of Jamaica’s IMF-supported program under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). The mission met with the Minister of Finance, Hon.

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 31, 2014

Gleaner Honour Awards – Just Two Good: Shelly-Ann, Tessanne Named Women Of The Year. Two of Jamaica’s most celebrated women, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Tessanne Chin, created history yesterday when they were chosen as the 2013 Gleaner Honour Awards Women Of The

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A Look Behind Leadership Challenges In Jamaica’s Political History

In today’s Monday Musings, we take a look ‘behind the news’ following yesterday’s re-election of Andrew Holness as the leader of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). Jamaica is known for fiercely contested general parliamentary elections every five years, dating

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