IMF Rep: Light at the end of Tunnel for Jamaica


IMF country representative to Jamaica, Bert van Selm says there’s light at the end of the tunnel for Jamaica which is currently in the middle of a tough extended fund facility agreement with the fund.

Mr. van Selm says there should be some ease in the price increases incurred by the devaluation policy pursued under the IMF agreement.

Bert van Selm, IMF country representative to Jamaica, speaking on Nationwide@5 last evening.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.