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‘Treat NHT as a Financial Institution!’ – PM Holness

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the National Housing Trust, NHT, is not a housing agency, but a ‘financial institution’. He made the assertion while...

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Henry Analyzing Impact of SCT on Transport Sector

Transport Minister, Mike Henry, says his ministry is analysing the possible impact of the Special Consumption Tax on fuel announced by Minister Shaw. He says until that...

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Light Bills WILL Go Up

President and CEO of the Jamaica Public Service, JPS, Kelly Tomblin, says most of her customers will likely see an increase in their electricity bills. This, as the...

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Property Taxes to Come Down

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, has announced a reduction in property tax rates. The Minister made the announcement yesterday as he opened the budget debate for the...

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Security Minister Exploring Audit of JRA

Nationwide News understands that National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has discussed a possible audit of the Jamaica Rifle Association, JRA. Minister Montague...

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Shaw Slashes Interest Rate for SLB PAYS

Some borrowers of the Students Loan Bureau, SLB, are to benefit from reductions in interest rates. Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the interest rates for persons on...

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Govt to Take $11.4bn from NHT

The government will draw down $11.4-billion from the National Housing Trust, NHT, to support the budget this fiscal year. Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, made the...

Audley Shaw Budget 2016

Shaw to Open Budget Today

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, will open the budget debate in the House of Representatives today. Minister Shaw will tell the country how the government intends to...

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‘Teach Boys Early To Respect Women’, Holness

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says boys should be taught respect for women and their ‘physical space’, before they become men. This, as he’s...

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Holness Appoints First Jamaica House Fellows

Eight Jamaicans were yesterday appointed as inaugural Jamaica House fellows. This, as the government officially launched its Jamaica House Fellowship Programme at the...