Per capita savings fall into the red

Jamaica Observer: “Per capita savings fall into the red”

Per capita savings have fallen below zero for the first time since 1985, according to data published by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.

Jamaica Observer: “Golding unfazed by $175-b interest burden”

Prime Minister Bruce Golding noted following tabling of the supplementary budget this week that a local businessman had contacted him to express “surprise that the government budget had gone up and not down.”