More tax measures to be implemented?

January 18th, 2013

Minister of Finance, Dr Peter Phillips recently announced that there will be more tax measures coming for the Jamaican public. According to an article in The Gleaner, Phillips announced during a press conference that “the Government would be increasing its primary surplus from 6.3 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to 7.5 per cent [...]

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Phillips versus the Wikileaks claims

August 1st, 2011

According to a WikiLeaks cable released on July 8, 2008, Dr Phillips discussed with certain US Embassy officials that Jamaica was in danger of becoming a replica of Haiti if Portia Simpson-Miller returned to power. Additionally, the cable quoted Dr Phillips as telling US Embassy officials that it was an amazing possibility that the People’s [...]

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Do the signed MOUs trample on the rights of Jamaicans?

February 17th, 2011

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who at the COE is the most deceitful of all? What an appropriate query? Based on several comments I have read, it would seem that this is the question several Jamaicans are now asking, after watching or reading the Manatt-Dudus commission of enquiry. This enquiry gets more and more controversial [...]

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