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World Bank says 33 countries

The Washington based World Bank, says that some 33 other countries apart from Haiti, could face food riots because of the galloping food and energy prices. Speaking at the Centre for Global Development last week Robert Zoellick, presiden

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World Bank says 33 countries

The Washington based World Bank, says that some 33 other countries apart from Haiti, could face food riots because of the galloping food and energy prices. Speaking at the Centre for Global Development last week Robert Zoellick, presiden

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Linving standards will fall

 Finance and public service minister, Audley Shaw contends that the current budget will lead to 3 per cent increase in nominal Gross Domestic Product to $960 billion this year from $792 billion last year. I however, unapologetically

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Linving standards will fall

 Finance and public service minister, Audley Shaw contends that the current budget will lead to 3 per cent increase in nominal Gross Domestic Product to $960 billion this year from $792 billion last year. I however, unapologetically

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NCB and JMA sign nation-building MOU

Students from Hillel Academy, Ardenne, Kingston Technical and Immaculate Conception High schools, accompanied by their teachers, assembled at the launch of the second phase of the NCB-sponsored ‘Buy Jamaican, Build Jamaica’ campaign

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NCB and JMA sign nation-building MOU

Students from Hillel Academy, Ardenne, Kingston Technical and Immaculate Conception High schools, accompanied by their teachers, assembled at the launch of the second phase of the NCB-sponsored ‘Buy Jamaican, Build Jamaica’ campaign

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Commissioner Lewin urges support for inner-city entrepreneurs

Police Commissioner, Rear Admiral Hardley Lewin, has challenged private sector leaders to aid the fight against crime by picking business winners out of the many inner-city small businesses.

In departing from his prepared speech a

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Agencies to be wound up

As many as 27 government agencies are to be wound up during the 2008/2009 fiscal year along with a merger of other agencies, as part of the cost-containment measures to be announced by Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw whe

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Unemployment continues to trend downwards

 Unemployment in Jamaica has continued to trend downwards, declining by 0.2 per cent to 9.4 per cent or 119,000 in October 2007. This is a movement from 9.6 six per cent the year before.

Of the 119,000 unemployed, 81,500 were

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Unemployment continues to trend downwards

 Unemployment in Jamaica has continued to trend downwards, declining by 0.2 per cent to 9.4 per cent or 119,000 in October 2007. This is a movement from 9.6 six per cent the year before.

Of the 119,000 unemployed, 81,500 were

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