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‘Holness Will be Historic!’ – McKenzie

Local Government Minister, Desmond Mckenzie, says Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, will go down in history as one of the best leaders Jamaica has ever had. He says...

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Shaw Dismisses Phillips as ‘More of the Same’

Finance Minister Audley Shaw, is describing Dr. Phillips as a “broke down bus”. Addressing Labourites in Olympic Gardens yesterday, Minister Shaw said the...

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Williams Chides PNP for Tax Criticisms

State Minister for Finance, Fayval Williams, is chiding the PNP for calling for a roll back of the government’s $13.5-billion tax package. She says after imposing...

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By-Election Day in Greater Portmore

Residents of the Greater Portmore North division return to the polls today, for a by-election which could have serious implications for the control of the St. Catherine...

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‘GCT on Group Health will be Deductible’ – Shaw

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the General Consumption Tax to be charged on group health insurance, as of next month, will be tax deductible. He says this will have...

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Shaw Slashes BOJ Lending Rates

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, has announced new lending rates to the Bank of Jamaica. He says this should translate into lower loan rates from commercial banks to...

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Davis-Whyte Labels Holness’ Tax Defense as ‘Disingenuous’

President of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, Helene Davis Whyte, says Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, was disingenuous in his attempt to pass off the...

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PM Defends ‘Revenue Neutral’ $13.5bn Tax Package

Prime Minister Andrew Holness today defended his government’s $13.5-billion tax package in the House of Representatives, saying the measures are revenue neutral....

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Golding Uncomfortable with Gov’t NHT Raid

Former Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, says he ‘hoped’ the current Holness administration would not have raided the National Housing Trust, NHT, for budgetary...

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Former PM says Budget is Fiscally Sound; Disagrees with GCT on Health Insurance

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has joined those expressing discomfort with the government’s decision to impose the 16 and a half percent General Consumption...