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  • PAJ Signs Agreement to Improve Towage Services in Port of Kingston
  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...
  • Regional heads of correctional services encouraged to work more ...
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  • Jamaican Govt. is Seeking To Harness The Resources In The ...
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  • PAJ Signs Agreement to Improve Towage Services in Port of Kingston
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  • The Office Of The Prime Minister Of Jamaica Held Town Hall ...
  • Jamaica: Highway named in honour of former PM
  • Gov't Committed to Making Jamaica Disaster Resilient – Minister ...
  • Holness to address G7 meeting in Canada
  • PM Holness to Make Historic Presentation at G7 Summit
  • Holness invited to attend G20 and Oceans summits
  • Former Jamaica PM: Blame Governments, Not CARICOM ...
  • PM Holness Statement at Outreach Session of G7 Summit
  • UPDATED: Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Investment Forum attracts high ...
  • Vaz clarifies $75-m commitment to waste disposal campaign
  • Canada wants to help Caribbean become climate-smart region
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  • Private Pensions Industry Can Drive Higher Levels of Growth ...
  • Jamaica Investment Forum Focusing On Priority Sectors and ...
  • Gov't Commits $75 Million Towards Plastic Bottle Deposit Scheme
  • UPDATED: Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Investment Forum attracts high ...
  • Jamaica Targets Growth in Investments
  • Jamaica Investment Forum Focusing On Priority Sectors and ...
  • Growth & Jobs | Great time for Diaspora to invest in Jamaica
  • Growth & Jobs | Jamaica investment Forum focusing on priority ...
  • Samuda ecourages Chinese to continue investing in Jamaica
  • Growth & Jobs | Jamaica's business climate good for investment ...
  • Gov't to set up branch of JCF Mobile Reserve out west
  • Canada's growth depends on immigration
  • Government's big plan for Bernard Lodge lands
  • Top Schools in INSPORTS Basic Schools Champs will get Prize ...
  • From the Pitch – "Reggae Boyz"
  • 15 percent of Philly population now is foreign-born, Pew study finds
  • 68% of world population will live in urban areas by 2050
  • Gov't to set up branch of JCF Mobile Reserve out west
  • Canada's growth depends on immigration
  • Value of Cayman imports increase to most since 2008
  • Jamaica Targets Growth in Investments
  • BOJ Says Macroeconomic Indicators Continue to Improve
  • The elusive growth: Agriculture (Part 2)
  • Use your votes to protect yourselves and Jamaica
  • Jamaican economy expands 1.2% in March quarter
  • April another strong month for US ethanol, DDGS exports
  • Wynter: More robust reduction in interest rates needed to spur growth
  • Contribution to the Appropriation Act by Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
  • PAAC meeting with UWI postponed
  • How Do America's Schools Compare To Jamaica's?
  • Ja raises US$2 billion
  • Jamaica's debt-to-GDP ratio to dip below 100% for 2018/19 - Clarke
  • IMF researchers say Belize's Superbond problem not solved
  • FULL SPEECH: Address to the Summit of the Americas by PM Holness
  • Briefing | Climb of Jamaica's foreign currency debt cause for concern
  • Shaw predicts 105% debt ratio
  • Jamaica debt ratio falls to 120% of GDP
  • Jamaica's debt stock increases, but authorities say it's temporary
  • Jamaica's debt-to-GDP ratio to dip below 100% for 2018/19 - Clarke
  • IMF researchers say Belize's Superbond problem not solved

    Jamaica Leaders


    President


  • PAJ Signs Agreement to Improve Towage Services in Port of Kingston
  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...
  • Regional heads of correctional services encouraged to work more ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • 2018\19 Sectoral Presentation by the Hon. Dr. Horace Chang
  • Canute Thompson | Time will heal Seiveright but PS must answer
  • Retable Sexual Harassment Bill now - Neita

    Prime Minister


  • The Office Of The Prime Minister Of Jamaica Held Town Hall ...
  • Jamaica: Highway named in honour of former PM
  • Gov't Committed to Making Jamaica Disaster Resilient – Minister ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Mufaro Makubika: I didn't need to rewrite my Windrush play, the ...
  • Belize Deputy Prime Minister confirms his detention in the US
  • Hasina attends Canada governor general's dinner during G-7 ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Employers Must Engage Workers – Industry Minister
  • UPDATED: Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Investment Forum attracts high ...
  • We Have Gone on a Borrowing Diet – PM Holness

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Employers Must Engage Workers – Industry Minister
  • Agriculture Minister Hails LASCO for REAP
  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Shelly-Ann's statue now in Jamaica — Grange
  • Jamaica Successful in Bid for Seat on Another UNESCO Committee
  • Gov't names North-South highway in honour of Edward Seaga

    Minister of Defense


  • Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories You Missed The Week ...
  • Cabinet to approve MOU with Israeli firm to create region's first ...
  • Caribbean RoundUp

    Minister of Education


  • Improved Performances in Four GSAT Subjects
  • State Minister Highlights Importance of Sport in Schools
  • Education Ministry to Intensify Outreach for 'Zero-To-Three' Initiative

    Minister of Energy


  • Jamaica's Technology Minister Receives Inaugural Leadership Award
  • Security Minister unveils latest crime plan
  • Could Jamaica's Data Protection Act shield politicians from ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Finance Minister Says Relationship with IMF Could End Sept. 2019
  • Finance Minister Reports Major Decline in Poverty
  • Ministry of Health Establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Cuba foreign official to visit Jamaica
  • Swaziland officially changes name to Eswatini advises foreign ...
  • Gov't Plans to Leverage Diaspora's Resources More Strategically

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Editorial | Tell more about the Venezuela vote
  • Trump-Kim summit short on details, but we hope
  • US renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela

    Minister of Justice


  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...
  • Ministry of Justice to Receive Two Additional Mobile Legal Clinics
  • Regional heads of correctional services encouraged to work more ...

    Minister of Health


  • Health Ministry Reports Increase in MMR 2 Coverage
  • Ministry of Health Establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit
  • Health ministry reports increase in vaccination coverage

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Gov't Committed to Making Jamaica Disaster Resilient – Minister ...
  • Security Minister Says Engaging Youth Critical to Crime Reduction
  • PM renames North-South Highway in honour of Edward Seaga

    Minister of Sports


  • Sports Minister shocked by Clarendon businessman's killing
  • State Minister Highlights Importance of Sport in Schools
  • Shelly-Ann's statue now in Jamaica — Grange

    Director of State Security Service


  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...
  • Regional heads of correctional services encouraged to work more ...
  • Privacy Policy

    Chairman National Bank


  • Strength Through Diversity at National Commercial Bank Jamaica
  • Financial inclusion and the Jamaica Stock Exchange
  • Facey takes leave of absence as Councilor for Spur Tree Division

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Swaziland officially changes name to Eswatini advises foreign ...
  • Protocol to be established for treatment of injured police personnel
  • Plug tax loopholes before fighting illegal financial flows

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • $1 Million Saved Under Prison Farm Programme from December to ...
  • President Kenyatta holds talks with President Ramaphosa focused ...
  • Strength Through Diversity at National Commercial Bank Jamaica

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Simpson Miller, PNP officials head to Privy Council in Trafigura case
  • US top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case
  • Herman D. Farrell Jr., a Fixture of New York Politics, Dies at 86

    Opposition


  • Opposition concerned about depreciation of JA dollar against US
  • Bernard Lodge battle looms - Opposition warns that it could move to ...
  • Opposition calls for appointment of chairmen at NHT, Port Authority

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • PM Holness Statement at Outreach Session of G7 Summit
  • Statin wedded to GDP methodology but plans update
  • We Have Gone on a Borrowing Diet – PM Holness
  • Mining Management Institute to be Established
  • Jamaica's debt-to-GDP ratio to dip below 100% for 2018/19 - Clarke
  • Private Pensions Industry Can Drive Higher Levels of Growth ...
  • O-Wrap: Debt-to-GDP ratio to fall... 15 persons of interest in ...
  • Open Data Offers Economic Benefits – Dr. Wheatley
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    Investment

  • UPDATED: Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Investment Forum attracts high ...
  • Jamaica Targets Growth in Investments
  • Jamaica Investment Forum Focusing On Priority Sectors and ...
  • Growth & Jobs | Great time for Diaspora to invest in Jamaica
  • Growth & Jobs | Jamaica investment Forum focusing on priority ...
  • Samuda ecourages Chinese to continue investing in Jamaica
  • Growth & Jobs | Jamaica's business climate good for investment ...
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    Demographics

  • Gov't to set up branch of JCF Mobile Reserve out west
  • Canada's growth depends on immigration
  • Government's big plan for Bernard Lodge lands
  • Top Schools in INSPORTS Basic Schools Champs will get Prize ...
  • From the Pitch – "Reggae Boyz"
  • 15 percent of Philly population now is foreign-born, Pew study finds
  • 68% of world population will live in urban areas by 2050
  • Gov't to set up branch of JCF Mobile Reserve out west
  • Canada's growth depends on immigration
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    Export/Import

  • Value of Cayman imports increase to most since 2008
  • Jamaica Targets Growth in Investments
  • BOJ Says Macroeconomic Indicators Continue to Improve
  • The elusive growth: Agriculture (Part 2)
  • Use your votes to protect yourselves and Jamaica
  • Jamaican economy expands 1.2% in March quarter
  • April another strong month for US ethanol, DDGS exports
  • Wynter: More robust reduction in interest rates needed to spur growth
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    Public Spending

  • Contribution to the Appropriation Act by Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
  • PAAC meeting with UWI postponed
  • How Do America's Schools Compare To Jamaica's?
  • Ja raises US$2 billion
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    Public Debt

  • Jamaica's debt-to-GDP ratio to dip below 100% for 2018/19 - Clarke
  • IMF researchers say Belize's Superbond problem not solved
  • FULL SPEECH: Address to the Summit of the Americas by PM Holness
  • Briefing | Climb of Jamaica's foreign currency debt cause for concern
  • Shaw predicts 105% debt ratio
  • Jamaica debt ratio falls to 120% of GDP
  • Jamaica's debt stock increases, but authorities say it's temporary
  • Jamaica's debt-to-GDP ratio to dip below 100% for 2018/19 - Clarke
  • IMF researchers say Belize's Superbond problem not solved
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-15JMInflation Rate YoY APR4.1% 0.046
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