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News Jamaica Economy: Jamaica to pioneer Caribbean Green Bond listing

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Jamaica to pioneer Caribbean Green Bond listing
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/lastestnews/Jamaica_to_pioneer_Caribbean_Green_Bond_listing_?profile=1228

He also announced that Jamaica has joined the Finance Ministers Coalition for Climate Action to ensure continued efforts to climate proof the economy. In that regard, Holness stated that the ...

News Jamaica Economy: Jamaica reiterates call for concessionary financing

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Jamaica reiterates call for concessionary financing
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaica-reiterates-call-for-concessionary-financing-for-developing-countries_175878?profile=1373

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) —Jamaica yesterday reiterated a call for concessionary financing for Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries, saying the present policy was severely hampering the socio-economic ...

News Jamaica Economy: IMF Congratulates Jamaica on Country’s Economic Reform Program

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
IMF Congratulates Jamaica on Country’s Economic Reform Program
News source: https://sflcn.com/imf-congratulates-jamaica-economic-reform-program/

KINGSTON, Jamaica – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Ms. Uma Ramakrishnan visited Kingston from September 9–19, to conduct discussions on the sixth and final review of ...

News Jamaica Economy: S&P credit rating upgrade positive for Jamaican economy – PSOJ

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
S&P credit rating upgrade positive for Jamaican economy – PSOJ
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_SP_credit_rating_upgrade_positive_for_Jamaican_economy

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has welcomed the upgrade of Jamaica's sovereign credit rating from 'B' to 'B+' by US-based international rating agency Standard ...

News Jamaica Economy: In partnership with Jamaica

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
In partnership with Jamaica
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/in-partnership-with-jamaica_172871?profile=1096

Let's face it: The value of bauxite to Jamaica is not to be sneezed at. In the 1940s, as we began to take responsibility for our economic management from colonial rule, the discovery of bauxite was ...

News Jamaica Economy: EPOC to continue domestic monitoring of Jamaica's Economic Reform Programme

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
EPOC to continue domestic monitoring of Jamaica's Economic Reform Programme
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_EPOC_to_continue_monitoring__Ja_s_Economic_Reform_Programme?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), extending domestic monitoring of Jamaica's Economic Reform ...

News Jamaica Economy: US mayor wants easier way to get workers from Jamaica

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
US mayor wants easier way to get workers from Jamaica
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/us-mayor-wants-easier-way-to-get-workers-from-jamaica_170720?profile=1470

She further pointed out the Jamaican Government views the programme as vital to the Jamaican economy, as well as to the Jamaican workers and US employers. The Jamaican labour minister was on her first ...

News Jamaica Economy: Jamaica's newly commissioned LNG terminal a premier hub, says PM Holness

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Jamaica's newly commissioned LNG terminal a premier hub, says PM Holness
News source: https://menafn.com/1098801176/Jamaicas-newly-commissioned-LNG-terminal-a-premier-hub-says-PM-Holness

Jamaica is now a model for the rest of the ... turnkey energy solutions that enable economic growth, environmental stewardship and transform local industries and communities. ...

News Jamaica Economy: Special Economic Zone's 'grandfathering' period ends soon

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Special Economic Zone's 'grandfathering' period ends soon
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-observer/special-economic-zone-s-grandfathering-period-ends-soon_170380?profile=1056

The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is currently calling Free Zone operators, particularly those granted status before 2016, to get regularised. This move comes in the wake of the ...

News Jamaica Economy: Jamaica-Cayman Islands to strengthen trade, bilateral relations

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Jamaica-Cayman Islands to strengthen trade, bilateral relations
News source: https://menafn.com/1098735843/JamaicaCayman-Islands-to-strengthen-trade-bilateral-relations

I think that there should be talks on this matter as the Jamaican economy improves, as we are finding labour for our people. The relationship between our two countries will slowly be redefined to ...

News Jamaica Economy: Jamaica Plain Church Stamps $20 Bills With Image Of Harriet Tubman

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Jamaica Plain Church Stamps $20 Bills With Image Of Harriet Tubman
News source: https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2019/06/06/jamaica-plain-church-stamps-20-bills-with-image-of-harriet-tubman

A Jamaica Plain church is making a statement about racial justice ... hero and patriot - on one of the most commonly circulated bank notes in our economy — the American $20 bill." Pressley added, "The ...

News Jamaica Economy: Equity still the key to Jamaica's economic turnaround

Published on: Saturday 08 June 2019
Equity still the key to Jamaica's economic turnaround
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/equity-still-the-key-to-jamaica-s-economic-turnaround_166912?profile=1056

In an article dated March 18, 2016 in the Jamaica Observer 'Equity is the key to Jamaica's economic turnaround', I argued that Jamaica was still badly in need of a turnaround, and that more equity was ...

News Jamaica Economy: The car in Jamaica's economy

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
The car in Jamaica's economy
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/the-car-in-jamaica-s-economy_166921?profile=1444

Transportation is a functional necessity for every individual. We have to travel for work, shopping, schooling and pleasure. For many people the car is not just a functional tool — their car is also ...

News Jamaica Economy: Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga dies at 89

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
News source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/world/article/Former-Jamaican-Prime-Minister-Edward-Seaga-dies-13901505.php

As Jamaica's leader, Seaga instituted a pro-American, free-market economy, ushering in what many consider the island's most prosperous era. He was U.S. President Ronald Reagan's closest Caribbean ally ...

News Jamaica Economy: Edward Seaga, Jamaican prime minister who charted conservative path, dies at 89

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/edward-seaga-jamaican-prime-minister-who-charted-conservative-path-dies-at-89/2019/05/29/79d0a8e2-8221-11e9-933d-7501070ee669_story.html

Edward Seaga, a Jamaican record producer turned prime minister who forged closer ties to the United States and promoted austere, free-market economic policies while in office from 1980 to 1989, died ...

News Jamaica Economy: Global growth outlook and the impact on Jamaica's economy

Published on: Saturday 01 June 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/global-growth-outlook-and-the-impact-on-jamaica-s-economy_166233?profile=1056

Why do we care about global growth? According to the IMF's recent Article 4, Jamaica's current economic recovery is being driven by mining, construction and agriculture. The Jamaican economy is ...