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Jamaica Country Politics and Economics Report

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  • With Jamaica clash around the corner, could US mix it up for Gold ...
  • News On The Go
  • Jamaica Leads Climate Change Efforts in the Caribbean
  • Jamaica-Panama Fan Fight Was Out of Control
  • Police respond to report of potential drowning at Jamaica Pond

    Finance


  • Jamaica Stock Exchange invests in social sector development
  • Jamaica joins the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action
  • Jamaica joins Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action
  • Couples Resorts in Jamaica Doubles Down on CCHP to Reduce ...
  • Senate defers debate on amendments to Petroleum Act

    Celebrities


  • Dancehall stunt gets int'l attention - Industry players divided after 50 ...
  • 50 Cent Gets Some Heat For Sharing This Viral Dancehall Video
  • Economic reggae: Jamaican bank sells recovery with songs
  • Jamaican-born rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52
  • SO2 — June 30

    Culture


  • Jamaica's Reggae Girlz seek change in culture through World Cup
  • You cannot but love Jamaica, says outgoing US chargé d'affaires
  • Coming Back to Ackee and Salt Fish, Jamaica's National Dish
  • Target Jamaica's culture of garbage
  • Seaga Introduced Jamaicans to Their Culture – PM Holness

    Criminal


  • Criminals in Jamaica are stepping up their putrid game
  • Jamaica's national security council implement enhanced security ...
  • Two freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial
  • Cyber thieves run rampant - Jamaica suffering billions in losses from ...
  • 'Misplaced priority' - Bunting urges focus on building JCF over JDF ...

    Religion


  • A New Racist Campaign Against Kamala Harris Is Taking Shape
  • Religion & Culture | Christians hail domestic workers' contribution
  • Peter Espeut | The reality of obeah and myal
  • Lennie Little-White | Belief kills and belief cures
  • Attorney General 'awkwardly uncomfortable' about plans to legalise ...

    Politics


  • JHTA president laments declining cruise passenger arrivals
  • A New Racist Campaign Against Kamala Harris Is Taking Shape
  • Edward Seaga Laid to Rest
  • Ghana president to pay two-day visit to Jamaica
  • Edward Seaga, Jamaican prime minister, 1930-2019
  • Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican Prime Minister ...
  • Holness celebrates Cayman/Jamaica bonds, wary of future
  • Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga
  • Prime Minister Outlines Positives of PEP
  • Edward Seaga, Jamaican prime minister, 1930-2019
  • Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican Prime Minister ...
  • Holness celebrates Cayman/Jamaica bonds, wary of future
  • Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga
  • Jamaica's consistent economic growth accelerate HOPE programme
  • Jamaica's central bank using reggae to 'edutain' about nation's ...
  • Jamaica Leads Climate Change Efforts in the Caribbean
  • Public sector transformation key to Jamaica's economic stability ...
  • Economic reggae: Bank of Jamaica sells recovery with songs
  • Cabinet approves re-establishment of Jamaica Energy Council
  • Growth & Jobs | Economy sees consistent growth for 18 consecutive ...
  • Non-traditional investing
  • Jamaica to Launch Investment Map
  • Growth & Jobs | Manufacturers seek to increase exports to regional ...
  • Ya mon!: ROK Hotel in Jamaica joins Hilton's Tapestry Collection ...
  • Proven projects strong profit growth from JMMB investment
  • Marriott Expands Presence in Jamaica, Eyes RevPAR Growth
  • Growth & Jobs | Young investor funding himself through university
  • Mayor's Office Presents Research on Dominicans in Boston
  • Growth & Jobs | NCDs could impact productivity – Tufton
  • Carol Archer | J'can Diaspora forging political identity at home and ...
  • Mark Ricketts | Democratic socialism is PNP's problem
  • Walter Molano | Wrong assumptions on growth
  • Editorial | Listen to Dirk Harrison
  • 'People Trust in Jamaica': Second Outsourcing Summit Shows BPO ...
  • Growth & Jobs | Manufacturers seek to increase exports to regional ...
  • Imports and exports rising
  • Unemployment down in 2018 — PIOJ Economic and Social Survey
  • Growth & Jobs | Trade information portal to make it easier for ...
  • Digital transformation vital to boost competitiveness – Mona School ...
  • Caribbean Countries Urged to Be Diligent in Negotiating Foreign ...
  • A united CARICOM diaspora?
  • How Do America's Schools Compare To Jamaica's?
  • Contribution to the Appropriation Act by Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
  • Op-Ed: Jamaica's Debt Trap
  • Senate defers debate on amendments to Petroleum Act
  • Senate Defers Debate on Petroleum (Amendment) Act 2019
  • Infrastructural investment a prerequisite for growth — finance minister
  • Editorial | Get cracking with the fiscal council
  • POLL: Who do you give the most credit for Jamaica's improving ...
  • Vasciannie lauds Kiwanians, encourages volunteerism
  • Jamaica's economic turnaround again highlighted in international ...
  • Debt-to-GDP Ratio to Fall to 96 Per Cent at End of 2018/19

    Jamaica Leaders


    President


  • JHTA president laments declining cruise passenger arrivals
  • A New Racist Campaign Against Kamala Harris Is Taking Shape
  • Ghana president to pay two-day visit to Jamaica

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Edward Seaga Laid to Rest
  • Warmington accuses colleague MPs of using gangs as election tools
  • Sectoral Debate 2019/2020 Presentation by Hon. Robert Montague ...

    Prime Minister


  • Edward Seaga, Jamaican prime minister, 1930-2019
  • Premier collapses at late Jamaican PM's funeral
  • Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Premier collapses at late Jamaican PM's funeral
  • Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi hit ...
  • Heads of State and Government Officials from Caribbean to Attend ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Jamaica's consistent economic growth accelerate HOPE programme
  • Edward Seaga, Jamaican prime minister, 1930-2019
  • Holness celebrates Cayman/Jamaica bonds, wary of future

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Drought causing government to consider limited importation of ...
  • Liberia: Weah Sacks Agriculture Minister
  • Gov't Endorses WiPay Online Payment Facility

    Minister of Culture


  • Government Continues to Advance Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Seaga Introduced Jamaicans to Their Culture – PM Holness
  • Jamaicans to Pay Respect to former Prime Minister, the Most Hon ...

    Minister of Defense


  • State Partnership Program Links DC National Guard and Burkina Faso
  • A view from the outside: The Maroons should apologise
  • UPDATE 1-Soccer-Jamaica beat Panama to reach third straight ...

    Minister of Education


  • PEP Results Out by End of Third Week In June
  • PEP Results Are Available
  • Special Education Unit Established at Chetolah Park Primary

    Minister of Energy


  • Cabinet approves re-establishment of Jamaica Energy Council
  • Petrojam, energy cost and security in Jamaica
  • Gov't Moving to Complete Data Protection Bill

    Minister of Finance


  • Jamaica joins the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action
  • Cabinet approves re-establishment of Jamaica Energy Council
  • Jamaica joins Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Jamaica Elected to Serve on UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs
  • ACLU criticises response of Foreign Affairs Ministry to case of ...
  • State protocol embarrassing Ghana again as Foreign Affairs Minister ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Liberia: Weah Sacks Agriculture Minister
  • Former Jamaican PM calls for regional integration on Venezuela
  • OAS Steps Up Pressure on Ortega's Government in Nicaragua

    Minister of Justice


  • Neutralise Influence of Dons – Minister Chuck
  • Chief justice outlines new plea bargain arrangement
  • Justice Minister wants the Obeah Law to be repealed

    Minister of Health


  • Enhancing Public Health Service Delivery Key to Customer ...
  • Health Minister says There is No Outbreak of Dengue
  • New Radiology Department Opens at Cornwall Regional Hospital

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Petrojam, energy cost and security in Jamaica
  • Government to Strengthen Partnerships for Infrastructure Development
  • No easy road to JLP victory - Infrastructure projects alone won't ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Jamaica looks to expand Sports Exchange Programme with China
  • Grange points to success of China-Jamaica sports cooperation ...
  • 138 athletes and coaches to depart for China under sports cooperation

    Director of State Security Service


  • UK PM candidate Johnson will demand EU talks free trade ...
  • Ocasio-Cortez decries 'violent culture' exposed in secret Border ...
  • France warns Iran against further breaches of nuclear deal

    Chairman National Bank


  • Petrojam, energy cost and security in Jamaica
  • Bank for International Settlements builds innovation hubs
  • Roberts wants full public sector transformation

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Heads of State and Government Officials from Caribbean to Attend ...
  • UNSC reform process makes slight progress, but still far from its goal
  • St Vincent elected to UN Security Council

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Lancman's chief of staff resigns over DA race exit, Katz endorsement
  • Martin Henry: A man among men
  • EU Parliament to elect its president on July 3 in any case - spokesman

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Booted Police Federation chairman Arleen McBean loses court ...
  • Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden on race in key moment of ...
  • Update: Arc Systems court case takes unexpected turn

    Opposition


  • Opposition leader gets 10-day sentence
  • PSOJ boss wants Gov't and Opposition to forge alliance to solve crime
  • Strong opposition to proposal to repeal Obeah Act

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Jamaica Stock Exchange invests in social sector development
  • Jamaica once couldn't pay its light bill. Now its economy is ...
  • Economic reggae: Jamaican bank sells recovery with songs
  • Jamaica's central bank using reggae to 'edutain' about nation's ...
  • Editorial | Zacca report: indictment of Petrojam
  • The car in Jamaica's economy
  • Editorial | Deal with corruption to cement economic reforms
  • IMF staff concludes visit to Jamaica
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    Investment

  • Non-traditional investing
  • Jamaica to Launch Investment Map
  • Growth & Jobs | Manufacturers seek to increase exports to regional ...
  • Ya mon!: ROK Hotel in Jamaica joins Hilton's Tapestry Collection ...
  • Proven projects strong profit growth from JMMB investment
  • Marriott Expands Presence in Jamaica, Eyes RevPAR Growth
  • Growth & Jobs | Young investor funding himself through university
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    Demographics

  • Mayor's Office Presents Research on Dominicans in Boston
  • Growth & Jobs | NCDs could impact productivity – Tufton
  • Carol Archer | J'can Diaspora forging political identity at home and ...
  • Mark Ricketts | Democratic socialism is PNP's problem
  • Walter Molano | Wrong assumptions on growth
  • Editorial | Listen to Dirk Harrison
  • 'People Trust in Jamaica': Second Outsourcing Summit Shows BPO ...
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    Export/Import

  • Growth & Jobs | Manufacturers seek to increase exports to regional ...
  • Imports and exports rising
  • Unemployment down in 2018 — PIOJ Economic and Social Survey
  • Growth & Jobs | Trade information portal to make it easier for ...
  • Digital transformation vital to boost competitiveness – Mona School ...
  • Caribbean Countries Urged to Be Diligent in Negotiating Foreign ...
  • A united CARICOM diaspora?
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    Public Spending

  • How Do America's Schools Compare To Jamaica's?
  • Contribution to the Appropriation Act by Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid
  • Op-Ed: Jamaica's Debt Trap
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    Public Debt

  • Senate defers debate on amendments to Petroleum Act
  • Senate Defers Debate on Petroleum (Amendment) Act 2019
  • Infrastructural investment a prerequisite for growth — finance minister
  • Editorial | Get cracking with the fiscal council
  • POLL: Who do you give the most credit for Jamaica's improving ...
  • Vasciannie lauds Kiwanians, encourages volunteerism
  • Jamaica's economic turnaround again highlighted in international ...
  • Debt-to-GDP Ratio to Fall to 96 Per Cent at End of 2018/19
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    Recent Econ Stats