Tag: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips

6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 16, 2016






Holness Open House – JLP Leader Says He Funded Beverly Hills Home – From Savings, Salary, Suppliers’ Credit And Loans. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has provided details on the funding of his multimillion-dollar house in Beverly Hills, St Andrew, in an








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 4, 2016






Andrew’s Big Plan – JLP Leader Outlines Prosperity Programme Ahead Of Election. Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness last night planned to present to Jamaica a 10-plank programme he promised would catapult the nation from “poverty to prosperity”… Read more








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






Andrew’s Fears – Opposition Leader Feels Jamaica’s Democracy At Risk, While Crime Soars. Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness is harbouring deep fears for Jamaica that he feels are not being adequately addressed by the current People’s National








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 21, 2015






Bauxite Job Cuts – Massive Redundancy To Hit Noranda Workers In January. More than 30 per cent of employees at the Noranda Bauxite Company in St Ann could be out of a job come early next year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 24, 2015






Collaborate To Bridge Gap Between Primary And Prep Schools – Educators React To Gleaner/Bill Johnson GSAT Rankings. The 2015 Gleaner-Bill Johnson Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) rankings show that prep schools continue to outperform their primary-school counterparts in the exams. Educators,








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 19, 2015






Terror Watch – Security Expert Warns Jamaica Not Safe From Radicals. Less than a week after a series of deadly terrorist attacks in France, Mark Shields, the British counterterrorism expert, who served for several years as Jamaica’s crime chief, is warning








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 11, 2015






‘I Have Been Demonised’ – Ferguson. Former Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says that he feels hurt and demonised by much of the public commentary about the way he managed the health portfolio and remains convinced that he was undermined in








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 9, 2015






Phillips Promises 100,000 Jobs Under Next Term For PNP. Jamaica’s Finance Minister has promised the creation of 100,000 jobs if the governing People’s National Party (PNP) is re-elected to power… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Fix It Quick! – PM Orders Shortcomings








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 15, 2015






Portia Unwanted – Most Jamaicans Don’t Want Simpson Miller Re-Elected. The hesitance, reluctance or downright unwillingness of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to communicate with the populace is being blamed for more than half of Jamaicans polled wanting to see her








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#ElectionJa – Meet Your MP: Dr Peter Phillips






Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has been the Member of Parliament for St Andrew East Central since 1994. Here are some more facts about him: Phillips has served in various capacities in the Cabinet, including as Minister of Health between 1995








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