Hurricane Maria has strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 storm. According to the US National Hurricane Center, Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft data indicate Hurrican...

IMF team leadet Dr Uma Ramakrishnan, addresses journalists during an IMF quarterly review, while Finance Minister Audley Shaw looks on. (PHOTO: JIS File)

Despite recent weather-related challenges that have negatively affected the island’s economy, theInternational Monetary Fund’s (IMF) staff team that has spent the last 10 days reviewing Jamaica’s p...