Jamaica Gleaner: “Golding’s address on revised tax package (excerpts)”
My fellow Jamaicans:
The public anger that has arisen since the announcement of new taxes last Thursday is understandable and I sympathize with the Jamaican people. The worldwide recession has hit us badly and I know that many Jamaicans are having it hard. In these difficult times, no one would want to impose additional taxes if there was a way it could be avoided.