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News Jamaica » Economy: Tourism: A strong pillar for economic growth

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/news/tourism-a-strong-pillar-for-economic-growth_125467?profile=1096
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The resilient tourism sector continues to be the leading catalyst of economic development in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean Basin, bringing valuable investments to our shores, generating one in every four jobs, and forging many critical sectorial linkages ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Outgoing Chinese Ambassador hailed as true friend of Jamaica

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Outgoing_Chinese_Ambassador_hailed_as_true_friend_of_Jamaica
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Justice ... may be the recent Chinese investment of US$6 billion to develop an industrial park and special economic zone alongside the JISCO/Alpart operations in Nain, St Elizabeth,” he said further.

News Jamaica » Economy: Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories You Missed The Week...

News channel or source: http://jamaicans.com/top-7-jamaican-caribbean-news-stories-missed-week-ending-february-16th-2018/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

and the Jamaica Diaspora Institute (JDI), Jamaica could be gaining up to US$6 billion in economic value per year from the Diaspora, but is plateaued at US$4 billion, chiefly due to the lack of a clear engagement strategy. The study, ‘The Economic Value ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to meet with diaspora in New York

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178271/jamaica-tourism-minister-bartlett-meet-diaspora-new-york
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Chamber will use proceeds from this event to fund grants to Jamaican children in the areas of Education, Healthcare and Social and Economic Development. The Minster will also participate in the Annual Awards Gala of The American Foundation for The ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Jamaica Calls For Democracy to Return to Venezuela

News channel or source: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/jamaica-calls-democracy-return-venezuela
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday February 9, 2018 – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his Government is concerned about the political and economic crisis in Venezuela, and wants to see citizens of that Spanish-speaking nation again enjoying their democracy.

News Jamaica » Economy: Breaking Travel News investigates: Tourism as a catalyst for development in Jamaica

News channel or source: http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/focus/article/breaking-travel-news-investigates-tourism-as-a-catalyst-for-development-in/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Following a run of negative publicity, minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett here writes on how the tourism sector continues to be the leading catalyst of economic development in Jamaica and how is planning to address the problem of tourism leakage The ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Factories Corporation of Jamaica Prepares to Build Island’s Largest BPO Complex

News channel or source: http://www.nearshoreamericas.com/jamaica-gears-build-largest-bpo-complex/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Considering the data revealed by Gloria Henry, President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ), in a recent symposium, the sector contributed in excess of US$450 million to the country’s economy last year. Furthermore ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Junior Moreno left economic crisis in Venezuela for stability in MLS. He’s not alone.

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/soccer-insider/wp/2018/02/07/junior-moreno-left-economic-crisis-in-venezuela-for-stability-in-mls-hes-not-alone/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Moreno is Venezuelan, and like almost everyone in the South American country of some 31 million, he has felt and seen the effects of a historic economic crisis ... forward Darren Mattocks (Jamaica), defenders Frederic Brillant (France) and Oniel Fisher ...

News Jamaica » Economy: Jamaican business school wins award

News channel or source: http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/jamaican-business-school-wins-award
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ONE OF Jamaica’s top business schools has been presented with ... The award-winning lab provides a range of services including analytics, communication and economic data, and is equipped with a global financial market simulator provided by StockTrak.

News Jamaica » Economy: Damion Blake: Lottery scams fuel crime in Jamaica

News channel or source: http://www.greensboro.com/opinion/columns/damion-blake-lottery-scams-fuel-crime-in-jamaica/article_d1826e33-39a7-5da9-8b5b-7e107463d449.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

As a result, the multimillion-dollar illicit economy is now fueling gang wars, corruption and homicides across western Jamaica. Montego Bay’s crime rate has spiked year upon year, and murders have steadily climbed: from 203 in 2015 to 269 in 2016 and 335 ...