Fairytale economics will not enchant markets

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But their impact on markets will not be unequivocally positive.For one, economic research suggests that tax revenues don’t always respond as expected when headline tax rates are adjusted.With tax policy, the devil is in the detail, which often accounts for some of that deviation.Lower tax rates also often shift activity from the cash or informal economy (where business activities are not monitored by regulators) to the regular economy, lessening the incentive for individuals or companies to find ways of sheltering tax. This matters in today’s digital economy, where much of what we do is harder to invoice in the conventional way Paras Anand If taxation changes merely shift how activity is conducted, without significantly affecting how much of it takes place, the Laffer Curve becomes less responsive (the Laffer Curve predicts that tax revenues won’t keep up when tax rates rise as the more of an activity is taxed, the less attractive it is to generate it).This means that tax cuts may not cost government balance sheets as much as feared, and tax increases may not benefit them as much as hoped.Second, how markets assess government borrowing, and how comfortable governments therefore are with that borrowing, depends on the outlook for inflation and growth. Share The west’s new economic strategy is politically irresistible Meanwhile the UK’s perennially cautious chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond laid out a budget that moves the government’s economic strategy from austerity to investment, as flagged earlier by Theresa May.And in Europe, the Italians’ rule-breaking budget plans are making waves around Brussels and throughout the bond markets.Inevitably, politicians and economic commentators are deriding this combination of tax cuts and higher public spending as fairytale economics.Yet country by country, a version of this strategy is setting the direction of travel.Even a reversal of political fortunes wouldn’t necessarily change that outlook. In the US and the UK, for instance, the opposition disagrees on the strategy for tax revenues but their spending plans would, if anything, be greater. Wednesday 14 November 2018 5:02 pm In a remarkable break with the economic prudence of the past decade, policymakers in the west are taking their feet off the spending brakes.During the recent midterm elections in the US, President Trump hailed the continuing stream of positive economic data and Democrats’ warnings about the cost of tax cuts failed to cut through. Fairytale economics will not enchant markets In an environment of higher inflation, returns on sovereign bonds will suffer as monetary policy is tightened and governments issue a steady supply of new debt.Economic expansion may well provide less of a boost to operating leverage among companies than would normally be the case, because corporate margins are already elevated, and higher inflation will be eating into them.And finally, a shift in emphasis from private to public spending may weigh on overall economic returns.The fairytale economic strategy will undoubtedly improve aggregate demand, but it is possible that the private sector’s investment spending remains constrained as companies adjust to higher levels of cost inflation than they have been used to in recent years.Private sector investment tends to target a specific return; government spending generally doesn’t. So it is only rational to expect growth multiples to ease when government expenditure takes a larger share in the overall economic mix. center_img Tax cuts may not cost government balance sheets as much as feared, and tax increases may not benefit them as much as hoped Markets will worry less about short-term deficit expansion if inflation normalises at levels close to or above central bank target levels. In such circumstances, the ratio of debt to GDP need not increase, or could even fall.Third, the west’s new economic strategy is politically irresistible, given that fiscal spending constraints have hit public sector employees and those backed by government.But here’s the crux for investors: even if the fairytale economic scenario turns out to be less fanciful and more successful than its critics are suggesting, this will not be to the overall benefit of asset prices. Airline bosses have pushed the UK government to expand the travel green list to include the USA whatsapp City A.M.’s opinion pages are a place for thought-provoking views and debate. These views are not necessarily shared by City A.M. That matters in today’s digital economy, where much of what we do is harder to invoice in the conventional way. whatsapp Opinion Tags: Digital economy People Philip Hammond Theresa Maylast_img read more

FDLE agents serve search warrant, raid home of fired Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones

first_imgWFLA – Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents served a search warrant at the home of Rebekah Jones Monday, a former data scientist who claimed she was wrongly-fired because she wouldn’t manipulate coronavirus data, according to FDLE. Jones, who was fired in May, designed and maintained the Florida Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard. While Gov. DeSantis said she was “insubordinate,” Jones said she believed she was fired for being too transparent. In a tweet Monday, Jones said agents were serving a warrant on her computer after the DOH filed a complaint. She also tweeted a video of the “state police” showing up at her home.1/There will be no update today. At 8:30 am this morning, state police came into my house and took all my hardware and tech. They were serving a warrant on my computer after DOH filed a complaint.They pointed a gun in my face. They pointed guns at my kids.. pic.twitter.com/DE2QfOmtPU— Rebekah Jones (@GeoRebekah) December 7, 2020FDLE confirmed in an emailed statement that a warrant was served at Jones’ Tallahassee home. COVID-19 restrictions likely kept kids out of swim class, putting them at risk June 9, 2021 AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments Advertisement“FDLE began an investigation November 10, 2020 after receiving a complaint from the Department of Health regarding unauthorized access to a Department of Health messaging system which is part of an emergency alert system, to be used for emergencies only,” the email said.FDLE agents believe someone at Jones’ residence illegally accessed the system, according to a spokesperson. In a tweet, Jones said agents pointed a gun at her face and at her children. Mobile pediatric clinic provides COVID vaccines for children 12+ June 15, 2021 AdvertisementTags: Covid-19DOH Japan to ease COVID restrictions as country prepares for 2020 Olympics June 17, 2021 Advertisement Health Matters: Managing the Stress of COVID-19 June 7, 2021 FDLE sent the following statement to WFLA about the warrant:“When agents arrived, they knocked on the door and called Ms. Jones in an attempt to minimize disruption to the family. Ms. Jones refused to come to the door for 20 minutes and hung-up on agents. After several attempts and verbal notifications that law enforcement officers were there to serve a legal search warrant, Ms. Jones eventually came to the door and allowed agents to enter.”Jones launched her own COVID-19 dashboard and then a national dashboard for tracking school-related cases after she was fired from the Florida Department of Health. According to Jones, the agents took the computer and phone she uses to update her dashboard every day. She claimed agents “took evidence of corruption at the state level.”“This is what happens to scientists who do their job honestly,” she wrote. “This is what happens to people who speak truth to power.”The FDLE spokesperson said the investigation is active. “As in all cases, our role is to determine the facts of what happened and a state attorney determines whether or not charges are filed,” the spokesperson said. Advertisement AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments RELATEDTOPICSlast_img read more

Pension funds perform well in Q2

first_img Diversified pooled fund managers posted a median return of 2.5% before management fees in the second quarter (Q2) despite the recent challenging geopolitical circumstances, according to results of Toronto-based Morneau Shepell Inc.’s Performance Universe of Pension Managers’ Pooled Funds report for Q2. Tessie Sanci “Pension funds had a very good quarter despite market uncertainty and volatility stemming from the [U.K.’s] referendum on leaving the European Union,” says Jean Bergeron, a partner in the firm’s asset- and risk-management consulting team, in a statement. Canadian equity managers posted the highest median return by delivering 3.3% — although this was lower than the 5.1% achieved by the S&P/TSX composite index. Canadian bond managers posted a median return of 2.7%, which was 0.1 percentage points above the benchmark. Foreign equity managers had the most success in delivering median returns that beat the securities’ corresponding benchmarks. They delivered 2.3% for U.S. equities compared with 1.9% for the S&P 500 composite index; 1.8% for global equities vs 1.4% for the MSCI world index; and 2.8% for emerging markets equities compared with 1.2% for the MSCI emerging markets index. However, they posted a negative return of 1.4% for international equities compared with 1.1% for the MSCI EAFE index. In alternative investments, the Dow Jones Credit Suisse hedge fund index posted a negative return of 0.1% for Q2. Morneau Shepell’s performance universe covers approximately 341 pooled funds managed by almost 50 investment-management firms. The pooled funds included in the universe have a market value of more than $278 billion. Photo copyright: Bloomberg Canadian plan sponsors post positive quarter despite bond slump Related news Keywords Pensions center_img Budget 2021 revives tax issues from 2019 Federal budget fails to support needed pension reform, retiree group says Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

Paradigm Shift Needed to Achieve MDGs

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail RelatedParadigm Shift Needed to Achieve MDGs RelatedParadigm Shift Needed to Achieve MDGs RelatedParadigm Shift Needed to Achieve MDGs Advertisementscenter_img Story HighlightsMinister of Health and Environment, Rudyard Spencer, has said that the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will not take place without a paradigm shift in the health and environment sectors.Making his contribution in the 2008/09 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives, yesterday (June 3), Mr. Spencer said that these two sectors account (directly or indirectly) for 75 per cent of the MDGs.The MDGs are eight objectives to be achieved by 2015, that respond to the world’s main development challenges. The MDGs are drawn from the actions and targets contained in the Millennium Declaration that was adopted by 189 nations, and signed by 147 Heads of State and Governments during the United Nations Millennium Summit in September 2000. Minister of Health and Environment, Rudyard Spencer, has said that the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will not take place without a paradigm shift in the health and environment sectors.Making his contribution in the 2008/09 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives, yesterday (June 3), Mr. Spencer said that these two sectors account (directly or indirectly) for 75 per cent of the MDGs.The MDGs are eight objectives to be achieved by 2015, that respond to the world’s main development challenges. The MDGs are drawn from the actions and targets contained in the Millennium Declaration that was adopted by 189 nations, and signed by 147 Heads of State and Governments during the United Nations Millennium Summit in September 2000.These goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; achieve universal primary education; promote gender equality and empower women; reduce child mortality; improve maternal health; combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensure environmental sustainability; and develop a global partnership for development.“Mid-way into the time-frame for the achievement of the Millennium Declaration, increased economic hardship, high national debt and rising oil prices have presented additional obstacles for low and middle income countries in meeting the MDGs,” he said, noting that international trade and travel have brought new challenges for health.He noted, however, that the 61st World Health Assembly held in Geneva undertook discussions which sought to address the major health issues facing the world. These include: the influenza pandemic, prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, public health innovation and intellectual property, strategies to achieve the MDGs and universal immunization, strategies to reduce the harmful use of tobacco, and climate change and public health.The Minister said that there was a tendency to focus on the environmental aspects of climate change and health and neglect other health implications, including heat related illnesses, respiratory tract conditions, vector borne illnesses, diseases from urban air pollution, diseases and injuries related to extremes in weather, infectious water borne diseases resulting from poor water quality in insufficient quantities, and mental health concerns.These global imperatives have profound implications for Jamaica and it is against this background, that some goals and a vision for 2030 have been set for the country. This vision seeks to identify and tackle the health related obstacles that are faced within the country.“We will never beat back the persistent enemies of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation if our health and environment sectors merely squat on the periphery of the country’s economic and development agendas,” the Minister said. Paradigm Shift Needed to Achieve MDGs Health & WellnessJune 5, 2008last_img read more

Jamaica to Open New Missions Abroad

first_imgAdvertisements RelatedJamaica to Open New Missions Abroad RelatedJamaica to Open New Missions Abroad RelatedJamaica to Open New Missions Abroadcenter_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Jamaica intends to open new missions in Spain, Brazil, India, Russia, Haiti, and a country in the Persian Gulf over the next three years.In making the announcement during his 2008/09 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House, yesterday (June 25), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Kenneth Baugh said the opening of new missions reflects the Government’s intention to re-open trade and investment promotion offices in important centres in North America and Europe, while strengthening Jamaica’s existing missions to play a more dynamic and targetted role in trade and investment promotion.This would also involve the strengthening of the network of Honorary Consuls, the Minister added.Dr. Baugh made the announcement in the context of enhancing his ministry’s role in identifying foreign direct investment, and in so doing help diversify Jamaica’s sources of investment flows.The Minister said that the strengthening of Jamaica’s existing missions to play a more dynamic and targetted role in trade and investment promotion would give Jamaica greater presence and visibility in certain international financial centres and markets, as it seeks to buffer the impact of globalisation, which has seen Jamaica’s trade preferences for commodities erode over the years, thus necessitating focussed attention not only on increasing Jamaica’s range of exports, but also on finding new export markets. Noting his ministry’s role in Jamaica’s market penetration efforts in the areas where Jamaica has a comparative advantage, such as entertainment, music and culture, and certain speciality products, he said that a more concerted effort was needed to benefit from the demand that is often based not so much on price but on the distinctiveness of products, citing Brand Jamaica, which already has a unique international flavour.“We must capitalize on this so that small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in agro-industry, in handicrafts, and the fashion designer, are able to gain a foothold in the international market,” he argued.To this end, he said the Ministry, in partnership with the relevant Ministries and agencies would explore and deepen relationships with other countries and regions, which are potential sources of trade and investment.The Minister said this would require his ministry working very closely with other ministries, such as Industry, Commerce and Investment, and Tourism, as well as with Jamaica Trade and Invest. As an integral part of this co-operative effort, he said the missions overseas would have an expanded role in trade and investment promotion.“We want to be in a position of not only representing government policy overseas through negotiations and discussions at the bilateral, regional, and multilateral levels, but the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade should also be in a position to represent the country’s farmers, manufacturers, and service providers in a more tangible way,” the Deputy Prime Minister asserted. Jamaica to Open New Missions Abroad UncategorizedJune 27, 2008last_img read more

CEO of RGD Apologises to Customer

first_imgRelatedCEO of RGD Apologises to Customer RelatedCEO of RGD Apologises to Customer FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Registrar General’s Department (RGD), Dr. Patricia Holness, has publicly apologised to a customer, Mark Clarke, for the non-delivery of documents by express service, for which he requested and paid.A letter of apology was also sent to the Jamaica Observer, which published the customer’s complaint in a letter to the Editor on October 14.“Let me use this opportunity to publicly apologise to the customer for the delay he experienced in receiving his certificates. The RGD, in keeping with the commitment made in its Citizens’ Charter, is dedicated to producing documents within the specified service time agreed with the customer,” Dr. Holness said.“The RGD examined the electronic Application Tracking System (ATS), and also conducted a thorough review of Mr. Clarke’s case. The RGD has concluded that the delays were unwarranted and will be putting the necessary measures in place, to ensure that there is a minimal chance of this occurring again,” Dr. Holness promised.She said that Mr. Clarke would be receiving a refund of the fee he paid for the express service.The CEO pointed out that for the period April to September 2008, her organisation had achieved a 99.9 per cent rate of customer satisfaction. She reported that most instances of late delivery of documents were caused by inadequate information supplied by the applicant.Dr. Holness said the RGD has a contract with all its couriers to conduct door to door delivery to its customers. However, she is reminding customers that the delivery of certificates is not computed in the fees paid for the certificates and that this is done free of cost.“One of the tenets of the contract is that all certificates applied for on the express service are to be delivered within 24 hours. If this is not done, the agency recovers the refund from the courier and a lower rate is also paid to them,” Dr. Holness explained.The CEO, who is also Jamaica’s Deputy Keeper of the Records, noted that Mr. Clarke had expressed concern about the short opening period of the refunds window at RGD offices. She explained that the decision to open for shorter hours was based on a cost and benefit analysis, which showed significant reductions in the number of customers seeking refunds.Dr. Holness said that as the RGD continues to achieve higher levels of efficiencies, express certificates are being produced in less than three hours and documents ordered under the seven-day service, are now being done in less than five days.“We welcome the continued feedback from our customers and we encourage them to place their suggestions and observations in the Suggestion Boxes at any of our offices islandwide,” she said. CEO of RGD Apologises to Customer UncategorizedOctober 17, 2008center_img RelatedCEO of RGD Apologises to Customer Advertisementslast_img read more

Two Aboriginal places heritage listed during Reconciliation Week 2021

first_imgTwo Aboriginal places heritage listed during Reconciliation Week 2021 Coinciding with Reconciliation Week 2021, The ACT Heritage Council has registered the Ginninderra Creek Corroboree Ground Cultural Gathering Place, Belconnen and provisionally registered Yeddung Dhaura in Forde.“These places are important in the collective memory of Aboriginal people, especially the association with corroborees and the connection with the cultural landscape,” Chairperson of the Council, Dr Kenneth Heffernan said.“Corroborees were special community events for Aboriginal people and the memory of the Ginninderra Creek Corroboree Ground has endured in collective conscious.“The ACT’s Aboriginal heritage stretches back at least 25,000 years and the Council is pleased to help increase protection and recognition for Aboriginal places, and to have these decisions coincide with Reconciliation Week 2021.”The Council will work closely with Representative Aboriginal Organisations, members of the Ngun(n)awal community, and the Ginninderry Aboriginal Advisory Group to determine an alternative name for the heritage listing for the Corroboree Ground in the language of the Traditional Custodians of the ACT.For Ngunnawal Traditional Custodian Caroline Hughes, the Council member representing the Aboriginal community, the naming of heritage places is an important recognition of culture and reconciliation.“Our language is the key to all our relationships and how we interact with each other. It is the salient ingredient to spirituality, lore, law and retaining our cultural identity and connection to Country,” Ms Hughes said.“For the Aboriginal community, the registration of these two places is a step closer to acknowledging that this land is ancient, and its features, waterways and cultural landmarks have always had names.”Yeddung Dhaura is an Aboriginal campsite conserved in open space in Forde, and is testament to traditional Aboriginal lifeways, as well as the enduring cultural connection to the land of present-day Aboriginal people, including the Ngun(n)awal community.‘Yeddung Dhaura’ translates to mean ‘Good Ground’. The words have common roots in the related languages used by groups who interacted in this region, including the Ngun(n)awal, Ngambri, Walgalu, and Ngarigu people.The Council is accepting public consultation comments on the provisional registration of Yeddung Dhaura until 29 June 2021. You can view the heritage assessment on the ACT Government’s YourSay website.You can find more information on other decisions made by the Council on 27 May 2021 by visiting the ACT Government’s Heritage website. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Aboriginal, Act, ACT Government, Australia, community, council, culture, Government, identity, language, law, memory, Ngunnawal, public consultation, space, websitelast_img read more

Liquid Crystals And Physics Education Are Topics Of Feb. 17 CU-Boulder Shows

first_imgThe little-known science behind liquid crystals, which are used to display information in items like laptop computers and cell phones, will be featured in the CU Wizards show Feb. 17 at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The show “Light, Polarization and Liquid Crystals” will take place at 9:30 a.m. in Duane Physics room G1B30. At 2 p.m., a separate show on classroom innovations that are helping transform physics education will be presented as part of the Saturday Physics Series, also in G1B30. Both shows are free and open to the public. CU Wizards shows are aimed at students in grades five through nine, while the Saturday Physics Series targets high school students, teachers and adults. CU-Boulder professors Noel Clark and David Walba will explore light, polarization, optics and the history behind liquid crystals in the CU Wizards show. Student audience members also will receive optics kits to continue studying light at home. Later, in “Physics Education Research in Action,” physics Professor Steven Pollock will discuss how researchers at CU-Boulder are helping transform the way students learn about physics in college. During the show he will demonstrate several successful tools and tactics employed by CU physics professors, including “clickers” that are used in large classes to garner immediate feedback from students. The Saturday Physics Series receives funding from the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee. For more information about CU Wizards call (303) 492-5011 or visit www.colorado.edu/physics/Web/wizards/cuwizards.html. For more information about the Saturday Physics Series call (303) 492-4318 or visit www.colorado.edu/physics/Web/Saturday/index.html. Published: Feb. 7, 2007 Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more

Neuroscience Club is all about the brain

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Club president Denny Schaedig (left) and  journal club leader Logan Thrasher Collins (right)  | Photo by Patrick Campbell / CU Boulder The student organization brings in guest speakers who present their research, holds networking events and games, and hosts an undergraduate neuroscience-based journal club. It was also influential in the development of the undergraduate neuroscience major at CU. Logan Thrasher Collins became interested in research early. He first joined a lab when he was a sophomore in high school. In December, he graduated from CU Boulder summa cum laude in neuroscience, and in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. Collins works on new tools for mapping the structure and connectivity of neurons to help understand how the brain works. He is using X-ray microtomography (a type of 3D imaging) to visualize the structure of brain tissue samples, has developed a nanoparticle-based stain to enhance the contrast of the X-ray scans, and is working on ways to further increase the level of detail that can be seen in X-ray images. Before entering neuroscience, Collins developed a novel synthetic biology method for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.Until heading off to graduate school in the fall, Collins is conducting research at CU and will continue to serve as the journal club leader for the Neuroscience Club.“Neuroscience is a passion of mine,” Collins said. “I wanted to get together with a community where I could interact with others who also have that passion. The Neuroscience Club provides like-minded people with an opportunity to explore neuroscience topics and lectures.”After graduating last semester with a major in neuroscience and a strong interest in computer science, Denny Schaedig has been working for the Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) and the Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium as a workflow automation engineer. ICS has an international reputation for its promotion of interdisciplinary research and training in cognitive science. Schaedig has been serving as president of the Neuroscience Club.“We try to connect students with each other and with labs and different resources they can use to have a better experience,” Schaedig said. “We bring people together to talk about brain health and different aspects of the brain, like mental health issues” Colorado has had the highest increase in the teen suicide rate in the country since 2016, according to a report by the United Health Foundation. The rate of youth suicide in the state increased by 58 percent from 2016 to 2019 in ages 15 to 19. This makes mental health awareness and conversations about mental health more important than ever. “People can be having a problem with depression but not realize it,” Schaedig said. “When people have mental health issues, it’s easy to have a war going on in your mind and not realize there’s a whole community out there to help. We want them to know they’re not alone. There are resources that can help.”For more information about opportunities for students to increase their involvement in the broader neuroscience community, go to Neuroscience Club.Categories:Finding CommunityCampus Communitycenter_img Published: March 11, 2020 • By Kenna Bruner The brain is a wondrous and still-mysterious organ. Despite advances in research, questions about the brain remain unanswered. To help students understand the complexities of the brain and its intricate functioning, the CU Neuroscience Club connects students with peers, professors and professionals in an informal and interactive environment. last_img read more

Tropical Wave Producing Heavy Showers & Gusty Winds

first_imgTropical Wave Producing Heavy Showers & Gusty Winds EnvironmentAugust 9, 2012 RelatedTropical Wave Producing Heavy Showers & Gusty Winds RelatedTropical Wave Producing Heavy Showers & Gusty Winds THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED Fishers and other marine interests are advised to exercise caution due to deteriorating weather conditions in the vicinity of showers and thunderstorms especially over eastern waters. [Tips: Hurricane Checklist] The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor the situation. RelatedTropical Wave Producing Heavy Showers & Gusty Winds FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail A strong Tropical Wave is currently influencing weather conditions across Jamaica. Showers and thunderstorms, as well as strong gusty winds, are forecast to continue to affect eastern parishes and gradually spread to central and western parishes through tonight. Advertisementslast_img read more