Tag: nigel clarke


How Much Is Too Much Mr. Prime Minister?

The increase is too much! Roll back the increase now! Ali Baba and the forty thieves! Politicians are just feathering their own nests! Unconscionable and immoral! The above is some of the utterances in the public sphere since the Andrew Holness-led administration announced a mammoth salary increase for the political directorate. The increase has stirred up the hornet’s nest, and […]


Jamaica — Away With Zinc Fences!

The government has set aside $345 million this year to remove zinc fences from certain communities. Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke underscored the importance of the budgetary allocation while opening the debate on the first supplementary estimates of expenditure for 2020/2021. “It is just not right that in 2021 or 2020, we have major thoroughfares or Washington Boulevard on both […]