Radio Programme

Sunday News Recap March 14 2020

JIS News | March 16, 2020
Approximately 18 billion dollars in tax cuts has been announced for the 2020/2021 financial year. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. Nigel Clarke gave the details while opening the budget debate in the House of Representatives on last week. Among the tax relief measures is a 1.5 percent reduction in the General consumption Tax (GCT), moving it from 16.5 percent to 15 percent. The proposed reduction is to take effect on April 1 with the potential revenue loss estimated at approximately 14 billion dollars.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Andrae Palmer
More JIS News Radio Programmes
JIS News | April 3, 2020
47 COVID-19 now confirmed, Tourism Ministry establishes post-COVID19 Taskforce; and Gender Ministry supporting teen mothers during coronavirus pandemic.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
JIS News | April 2, 2020
Prime Minster confident Jamaica will bounce back from COVID-19, Andrews Memorial to be used as KPH extension and Tourism Workers to get free online training.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
JIS News | April 2, 2020
Government to decide on extending Corn Piece settlement quarantine; Jamaica records third COVID-19 related death; and COVID-19 mobile testing units to be rolled out.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
JIS News | April 1, 2020
Some agri-workers exempt from all island curfew order, Transport Authority suspends late fees for PPV licence renewals; and Senate passes MOCA regulations.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
JIS News | April 1, 2020
Jamaica records second COVID-19 related death, Prime Minister outlines exemptions to islandwide curfew order; and GCT rate reduction takes effect today.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
JIS News | April 1, 2020
Student’s Loan Bureau to waive payment on all loans for 3 months, Ministry of Justice to Receive More Mobile Units and Lower House approves MOCA code of conduct regulations
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
Skip to content