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World Bank to assist Jamaica with open data development

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A World Bank team is currently in Jamaica for meetings with representatives of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining, aimed at creating a framework for open data development as a job creation and entrepreneurship option.

Doing Business in the Caribbean 2015

The World Bank this week released its 2015 figures for Doing Business in the Caribbean. The following is the full text of Doing Business Reforms in the Caribbean.

World Bank VP encourages public-private partnerships

Montego Bay, Jamaica Oct. 24, 2014 - World Bank  vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jorge Familiar, has encouraged Caribbean governments to create more partnerships with the private sector and to "leverage young talents" as ways to stimulate economic growth.

World Bank to examine Carib debt overhang, slow growth, energy rates

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 14, 2014 - President of the World Bank Group, Jim Young Kim is to meet with Caribbean Ministers of Finance and Governors of the region’s central banks at a summit early next year to examine how the bank can assist with formalizing projects related to debt overhang, slow growth, climate change and high electricity rates.

Ja's Digital Animation Industry funded by World Bank

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 -  The development of a Digital Animation Industry that will employ scores of technologically inclined young persons, has been given a tremendous boost with the signing of a US$20 –million World Bank loan by Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips.
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