Jamaica Gleaner: “Golding must repair holes in Budget”
The moot being proposed by Government is that Jamaica should spend $555.7 billion this year, $18 billion of which will be raised from taxation. Audley Shaw was unconvincing when he opened the batting for the Government as he struggled to demonstrate a clear understanding of the country’s problem and, therefore, was unable to deliver credible macro-economic prescriptions.
Dolan – Reuters: “Asia faces up to challenges of global crisis”
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – The global downturn could lead to unrest, more poverty and environmental challenges in Asia, regional leaders were warned on Monday, after they agreed on a $120 billion emergency fund to counter the crisis.