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Hiked NHT rates to bring decline in living standards

The recent hike in National Housing Trust (NHT) rates by 20 per cent from 5 per cent per annum to 6 per cent per annum and by 33 per cent from 6 to 8 per cent annum, when combined with the galloping food and energy prices, will lead to a

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Hiked NHT rates to bring decline in living standards

The recent hike in National Housing Trust (NHT) rates by 20 per cent from 5 per cent per annum to 6 per cent per annum and by 33 per cent from 6 to 8 per cent annum, when combined with the galloping food and energy prices, will lead to a

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NHT generated $7.6B from financing activities

 The audited cash-flow statements of the National Housing Trust (NHT) for the year ended March 2007, indicated that it generated $7.7 billion in cash from financing activities. This was $1.4 billion more than the $6.2 billion genera

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NHT generated $7.6B from financing activities

 The audited cash-flow statements of the National Housing Trust (NHT) for the year ended March 2007, indicated that it generated $7.7 billion in cash from financing activities. This was $1.4 billion more than the $6.2 billion genera

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Job loss still trending down

Unemployment in Jamaica continues to trend downwards declining by zero point two percent to nine point four percent or 119,000 in October 2007, a movement from 9.6 percent the year before.

Of the 119,000 unemployed, a whopping 81,

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Job loss still trending down

Unemployment in Jamaica continues to trend downwards declining by zero point two percent to nine point four percent or 119,000 in October 2007, a movement from 9.6 percent the year before.

Of the 119,000 unemployed, a whopping 81,

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Creditors must wait on courts

 Creditors to and customers of the Carlos Hill-led Cash Plus Group Limited will have to await the instructions of the Courts, which will follow the submission of the co-interim receiver manager’s report, by Kevin Bandoian. The unr

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Budget will lead to further economic stagnation – Myers

Mark Myers, president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), has finally broken his silence in relation to the 2008/2009 budget, two weeks after the presentation of the estimates of expenditure and one week after the presentation of t

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Budget will lead to further economic stagnation – Myers

Mark Myers, president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), has finally broken his silence in relation to the 2008/2009 budget, two weeks after the presentation of the estimates of expenditure and one week after the presentation of t

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New tax collection strategy working

The Portmore Municipal Council (PMC) has adopted a new strategy in its efforts to improve property tax collection and is insisting that “residents will now find it easier to pay”.

The new approach has seen a big improvement in

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