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Interview with Dr Peter Phillips

 By Alexander Britell Dr Peter Phillips is the former Minister of National Security, Minister of Transport and Works and Minister of Health in Jamaica, having also served in two other ministerial posts. He is now the campaign director for the …

IMF: St Kitts and Nevis Met Performance Targets, Despite Weak Growth

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (Photo: CJ) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has met all quantitative performance targets through September 2011, according to the International Monetary Fund. The targets were met despite what the IMF …

Jamaica, IDB Talk Benchmarks

 Above: Finance Minister Audley Shaw (JIS Photo) Jamaica and the Inter-American Development Bank have discussed structural benchmarks identified by the country’s government to strengthen the economy and increase competitiveness. These areas include tax, pension and public sector wage reforms, according …

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 Above: Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (Photos: GINA and IMF) Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo met Friday with the newly-appointed managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde. The two officials spoke on the issue …

 Above: St Kitts viewed from Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement for $84.5 million with St Kitts and Nevis, in a bid to support the federation’s economic program …

 Bruce Golding and Hillary Clinton at the State Department (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday in Washington, holding bilateral talks on a series of topics. Golding is on a five-day visit to …