A popular view held is that as soon as an International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement is signed, and there is no doubt now that it will be, the funds due from the multilateral institutions will begin to flow.
Time come. In our 51st year of Independence, time come.
Unionised auxiliary workers contracted by Lamasa demonstrate at the gates of the Kingston Public Hospital in December 2005.
The demands had been insistent, persistent and potent: Tell us more about this International Monetary Fund (IMF) deal; tell us what it will entail, what it will demand and, most important, when we will finally have it.
Eternal Father, bless our land/Guard us with Thy mighty Hand/Keep us free from evil powers/Be our light through countless hours/To our leaders, Great Defender/Grant true wisdom from above - Jamaica national anthemJamaicans are a praying people.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is currently in "delicate" condition in a Havana hospital, receiving intensive recuperative care after a fourth operation for cancer of the pelvic region.