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Private Sector Urged to Invest in Economy

Co-Chairman, Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Richard Byles, is urging members of the private sector to increase their investment in the country as part of efforts to boost the economy. He noted that this is crucial as the Government is contracting expenditure and borrowing less as part of its agreement under…

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House Begins Deliberations on Bank Fees Motion

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 12, began deliberations on a motion calling for the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) to, within two months; prepare a report on the fees charged by commercial banks and credit unions, up to October 31. Member of Parliament for South St. Catherine, Fitz Jackson,…

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PM urges Special Consideration for SIDS

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has urged members of the United Nations (UN) to give consideration to the special needs of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) such as Jamaica, as they deliberate the post -2015 development agenda. These countries, she noted, are grappling with issues such as…

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