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BOJ moves to protect financial system

(The following is a statement from the Bank of Jamaica on the initiatives to protect the financial system.)


Several local financial institutions, as a matter of routine business, enjoy, credit arrangements with ov

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Decline in US economy will affect Jamaica

The decline in America’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by US$50 billion or 0.3 per cent during the September quarter is likely to have a negative impact on the Jamaica and global economies.
    This, because the decline w

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Pilots want to avoid industrial action

Captain Russell Capleton, president of the Jamaica Airline Pilots Association (JALPA), says that the association wants to avoid the taking of industrial action in order to accelerate the pace at which the discussions with the management of

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Mullings says there is no room for complacency

Energy Minister Clive Mullings says the government will be embarking on a massive public relations campaign shortly in or to sensitise every man, woman and child in the homes, workplaces and schools across Jamaica about the importance of co

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Mullings says there is no room for complacency

Energy Minister Clive Mullings says the government will be embarking on a massive public relations campaign shortly in or to sensitise every man, woman and child in the homes, workplaces and schools across Jamaica about the importance of co

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Micro-financing initiative alleviating poverty

The efforts of the Kingston Restoration Company (KRC) and its partners to tackle the issue of poverty reduction through the Micro Enterprise Financing Limited (MEFL) has been met with success, as the KRC’s executive director Morin Seymour

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Micro-financing initiative alleviating poverty

The efforts of the Kingston Restoration Company (KRC) and its partners to tackle the issue of poverty reduction through the Micro Enterprise Financing Limited (MEFL) has been met with success, as the KRC’s executive director Morin Seymour

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Why an Obama victory will be good for Jamaica and the world

The locomotive theory posits that America is the locomotive of the international economy because it produces some 27.77 per cent of the world’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which climbed to US$54 trillion in 2006. The US is also the

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Why an Obama victory will be good for Jamaica and the world

The locomotive theory posits that America is the locomotive of the international economy because it produces some 27.77 per cent of the world’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which climbed to US$54 trillion in 2006. The US is also the

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PM bats for social partnership

The Bruce Golding government is moving to revive labour market reform and talks for a social partnership, which was started by its predecessor but never materialised.
    Prime Minister Golding has directed his labour mini

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