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Unease over Jamaica’s IMF Review

 The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica is concerned about Jamaica’s loan arrangement with the International Monetary Fund, as the world body has yet to complete its performance review for December 2010 and March 2011. Earlier this week, People’s National Party …

Parties Divided on Manatt Report

 Jamaica’s two political parties had vastly different reactions to the findings of the Manatt Commission of Enquiry report, which was tabled in Parliament yesterday. The ruling Jamaica Labour Party said it was “satisfied” with the findings, according to a release …

Jamaica’s People’s National Party Names New Shadow Cabinet

 Jamaican Opposition Leader and former prime minister Portia Simpson-Miller has named a new shadow cabinet, replacing its members with many veterans of her administration in 2007. Peter Phillips, former minister of national security, is now the shadow minister for finance, …