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DIASPORA | J'cans overseas confused as to when Gov't will accept them

KINGSTON, April 24, 2020 - Jamaicans stranded overseas who want to return home say they are confused by the recent order indicating that Jamaican citizens may re-enter the island between April 22 and the 31st of May, as they are being rebuffed by airlines when they try to make return reservations.

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JAMAICA | Jamaicans stranded in the United States may get to go home soon

WASHINGTON DC, April 17, 2020 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says every effort is being made to get Jamaicans stranded in the United States home as soon as possible and to have the US extend the expired temporary visas of Jamaicans caught in the US due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

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JAMAICA | Government Moves to Develop Port Royal

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, January 22, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government of Jamaica will move to implement the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GIDP) on the conclusion of the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP), to promote productivity, connectivity, and protection of the environment in the development of Port Royal.

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JAMAICA | GOJ signs MOU with EPOC to extend domestic monitoring of Jamaica’s Economic Reform Programme

KINGSTON, Jamaica: August 22, 2019 - The Government of Jamaica today signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (“EPOC”) extending domestic monitoring of Jamaica’s Economic Reform Programme beyond the end of the Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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JAMAICA | Gov’t to Provide Funding for ICT Entrepreneurs

KINGSTON, April 12, 2019 - Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, says the Government will be providing funding for budding entrepreneurs engaged in information and communications technology (ICT) this fiscal year.

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