Jamaica hit by one-year delay for public sector wage increase
Jamaica’s public sector workers will have to wait a year for the implementation of the new wage scale, following a review of th...
Feb 20, 2021
Jamaica budgets for 3 million vaccines this year
The Jamaican Government has allocated J$5 billion to obtain over three million coronavirus vaccine doses this year. The revelation...
Feb 19, 2021
Jamaican Gov’t tables $830.8-billion budget
The Government of Jamaica has proposed to spend a total of $830.8 billion for the 2021/22 fiscal year. This is comprised of recurr...
by BUZZ Contributor
Jamaica Gov’t setting aside contingency funding for coronavirus
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, says Jamaica is in a good position to respond to a possible coronavir...
Mar 04, 2020
Ministry of Agriculture to lobby for money to fix farm roads
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will be lobbying for a $1.4-billion allocation in the next budget to rehabilitate more f...
Jan 24, 2020
Jamaica’s permanent secretaries agree to performance-based pay
Jamaica’s permanent secretaries have agreed on performance-based pay as part of the government’s compensation package. Ministe...
by BUZZ Writer
Dec 05, 2019
Living the ‘hype’ life: When your bragging and budget don’t match
Jerry pulled up to his office and honked the horn. In no time, he was surrounded by his friends who were admiring his new 2019 SUV...
Sep 20, 2019
Four additional schools to be taken off shift system
Four schools will be removed from the shift system in the 2019/20 fiscal year at a total cost of $93.9 million. They are Exchange ...
Sep 12, 2019
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