Nov 17, 2019 Last Updated 3:37 PM, Nov 4, 2019

The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, is Jamaica's Minister of Finance and the Public Service and is Member of Parliament for St Andrew Northwestern. ...

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8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference
8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference

An impassioned Chief Technical Director, Robin Sykes, Financial Investigation Division in his presentation, stressed the issues of bribery, corruption and their link to Money Laundering. CTD Sykes was speaking at the 8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference.

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8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference
8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference

Minister of Finance & the Public Service, Dr the Hon. Nigel Clarke in his address at the 8th Annual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism Conference noted that "simplified due diligence is a very important element of the government's aim to improve, broaden and deepen financial access." He further added that "with due diligence some of the more onerous documentary requirements for accessing financial services should be lessened, thus bringing more persons into the formal financial sector." This year's event was hosted by the Jamaica Bankers Association in collaboration with The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services and was held under the theme Compliance: Navigating the Digital Landscape.

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FHCCU and MOF MOU Signing (Civil Service Week)
FHCCU and MOF MOU Signing (Civil Service Week)

It was all smiles as Wayne Jones, Deputy Financial Secretary, Strategic Human Resource Division, Ministry of Finance & Public Service and Ms. Roxann Linton, Chief Executive Officer, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signifies the partnership between FHCCU and the CSW steering committee for this year's staging of Civil Service Week. Also seen in the photograph are (left to right) Mrs. Lorna Phillips, Principal Director, Compensation Management and Implementation, Ministry of Finance & Public Service and Mrs. Juven Montague-Anderson, Assistant General Manager, Marketing, Communications & Member Experience, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

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FHCCU and MOF MOU Signing (Civil Service Week)
FHCCU and MOF MOU Signing (Civil Service Week)

Ms. Roxann Linton, Chief Executive Officer, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited in delivering her remarks discussed the driving force for partnering with the CSW Steering Committee. This year's staging of the Civil Servants of the Year Awards and the Civil Service Week/ First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union 5K will have the FHC as title sponsors.

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Ms. Herona Thompson Proudly Displays her Scholarship Certificate for the 2019 CCRIF Scholarship Programme
Ms. Herona Thompson Proudly Displays her Scholarship Certificate for the 2019 CCRIF Scholarship Programme

Ms. Herona Thompson proudly displays her scholarship certificate for the 2019 CCRIF Scholarship Programme while sharing the moment with Mrs. Saundra Bailey, Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Board Member, Ms. Elizabeth Emanuel, CCRIF Technical Assistance Manager.

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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP Congratulates Ms. Herona Thompson, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship Recipient
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP Congratulates Ms. Herona Thompson, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship Recipient

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP congratulates Ms. Herona Thompson, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship recipient while holding the signed copy of the scholarship certificate awarded by The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility. Also seen in the photograph are (left to right) Mrs. Saundra Bailey, CCRIF Board Member, Ms. Elizabeth Emanuel, CCRIF Technical Assistance Manager, Heron and Dorothy Thompson (parents of scholarship recipient) and Brian Richardson, Acting Group General Manager of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica.

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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP, signed the 2019 Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship Certificate
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP, signed the 2019 Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship Certificate

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr The Hon. Nigel Clarke, MP, signed the 2019 Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Scholarship certificate during a Courtesy Call paid by members of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) recently at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service.

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MOFPS at St. Joseph Infant for Read Across Jamaica Day 2019
MOFPS at St. Joseph Infant for Read Across Jamaica Day 2019

Ms. Tanisha Brown and Jessica Jones of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service interacted with the students of the St. Joseph Infant School on Read Across Jamaica Day 2019.

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St. Joseph Infant Read Across Jamaica Day 2019
St. Joseph Infant Read Across Jamaica Day 2019

Stacy-Ann Shaw of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service presents a number of books to Mrs. Rosemarie Clarke, Principal of the St. Joseph Infant School as part of the Read Across Jamaica Day celebrations recently.

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MOFPS Easter Reflection 2019 - Evangelist Rowan Wade
MOFPS Easter Reflection 2019 - Evangelist Rowan Wade

Evangelist Rowan Wade delivers a riveting sermon at the MOF Easter Reflection 2019 at the Penthouse.

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Launch of  MOFPS Get Fit for Excellence Health and Wellness Programme  2019/2020
Launch of MOFPS Get Fit for Excellence Health and Wellness Programme 2019/2020

Communication Consultant in the Programme Management Office, Ashlee Bartley-Oneil shares promotional materials with staff members at the Launch of MOF Get Fit for Excellence Health and Wellness Programme 2019/2020.

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MOFPS Easter Reflection 2019 - Emmanuel Apostolic Church Dancers
MOFPS Easter Reflection 2019 - Emmanuel Apostolic Church Dancers

Dancers of the Emmanuel Apostolic Church gives a passionate performance at the MOF Easter Reflection 2019 held at the Penthouse.

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Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project Signing
Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project Signing

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) and the World Bank signed a Loan Agreement in the sum of Thirty Million United States Dollars (US$30,000,000) today at the Ministry of Finance and the Public

Service. The Loan Agreement will be used for the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) and was signed on behalf of the Government of Jamaica by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the

Hon. Audley Shaw, and Galina Sotirva, Country Manager on behalf of the World Bank.

l-r: Hon. Rudyard Spencer CD, MP; Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service; Hon. Fayval Williams MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service;

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service; Ms. Galina Sotirova, Country Manager, World Bank;

Mr. Omar McFarlane-Sweeny, Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).

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Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank
Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank

Open for Business! The United Kingdom, Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UK-CIF) is now operational. A reception was held following close of business meetings held by the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank at the Beachcombers Hotel in Kingstown, St. Vincent and Grenadines, to mark the operationalizing of the UK-CIF. (L-R) Andrew Dupigny, Co-ordinator of the UK-CIF; Cherianne Clarke, Alternate Director to CDB’s Board; Dr Warren Smith, President of CDB and Colleen Wainwright Head of DFID Caribbean.

Andrew Dupigny, coordinator of the UK-CIF at CDB.

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Representatives of Beneficiary Countries of the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund
Representatives of Beneficiary Countries of the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund

Representatives of CDB and DFID along with Governors and Directors of CDB Board representing beneficiary countries of the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund. (L-R – Front) Whitfield Harris Jnr, Antigua and Barbuda; Yvonne Hyde, Belize; Colleen Wainwright, Head of Office for DFID Caribbean; Tracy Polius, St. Lucia; Patricia McKenzie, CDB’s Vice President – Operations; the Hon Winston Jordan, Minister of Finance, Guyana.   (L – R – Back) Mr. Fitzroy James, Grenada; Hon Camillo Gonsalves, Minister of Economic Planning, St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Dr Warren Smith, President of CDB; Everton McFarlane, Jamaica; Andrew Dupigny, coordinator of the UK-CIF at CDB.

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Ms. Trudy-Ann James Linton
Ms. Trudy-Ann James Linton

Ms. James-Linton celebrated a spirit of unity in song with her rendition of 'We will stand.'

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The Honourable Minister of Finance, Audley Shaw, Addresses the MoFPS Team
The Honourable Minister of Finance, Audley Shaw, Addresses the MoFPS Team

The Hon Minister Audley Shaw, Minister of Finance and the Public Service before his opening remarks, acknowledged the passing of one of the Ministry's team members Ms. Sarah Llewelyn, and asked for the staff to stand for one minute of silence to observe her passing. The Minster went on to acknowledge the work that the Ministry's team had done to support the various reform initiatives, and in meeting the targets under the Extended Fund Facility with the International Monetary Fund. HMFPS encouraged the Ministry's team that while much more work was left to be done, he remained confident that the Ministry is poised to take the lead in continuing to grow Jamaica's economy.

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Honorable Minister Williams
Honorable Minister Williams

The Hon. Minister Fayval Williams, Minister of State greeted the Ministry team and indicated that she looked forward to working alongside the Ministry team, and that she remains open to share and learn from the team members.

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Financial Secretary Rowe Makes a Few Remarks Ahead of Honourable Minister and Team
Financial Secretary Rowe Makes a Few Remarks Ahead of Honourable Minister and Team

Devon Rowe, CD, Financial Secretary makes opening remarks at the Ministry of Finance's staff meeting, moments ahead of the newly appointed Ministers' address. (In photo l-r: HMFPS Audley Shaw and HM Rudyard Spencer [Public Service] )

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Financial Secretary, Devon Rowe, presenting at HRM Network Meeting
Financial Secretary, Devon Rowe, presenting at HRM Network Meeting

FS Rowe shares a thought provoking presentation with members of the HRM Network.

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