Jamaican government struggles to pay suppliers

| 29/07/2009

(Gleaner): The cash crunch facing the Jamaican Government is starting to hurt businesses that supply goods and services to the state. Over the last three months, several businesses have not been paid and the operators have been unsuccessful in their efforts to get a timeline on when they will get their money. A senior government official admitted that there was a major cash flow problem. "At present, we are only getting warrants from the finance ministry to pay salaries. None of our suppliers are being paid," the government official said on condition that she not be named.


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  1. Anonymous says:

    Why is this posted here? It’s not news, its a global thing aka recession.  I suppose things are a bit slow in the news world.lol