Derick Latibeaudiere, who until October headed the Bank of Jamaica, has hit out at the country's head of state over the way in which he was sacked.
Latibeaudiere told Power 106FM, a radio station, on Tuesday: "I am bemused that government fires me for a contract that government gave me." He added: "I have been in there for 36 years and seven months and I am told to leave with immediate effect. That is the treatment that you mete out to a criminal."
Latibeaudiere was dismissed on the back of publ