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JAMAICA | Jamaica completes successful Stand-by Arrangements With IMF

KINGSTON, Jamaica September 19, 2019 - The IMF has congratulated Jamaica for the successful completion of the country’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s Stand-By Arrangement. In a statement, the IMF said “The authorities’ exemplary program implementation has resulted in a stronger economy with significant reduction in vulnerabilities, and increased job creation.”

CARICOM | Amidst Climate Change, Jamaica wants trade concessions for small states

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 10, 2019 - The Government of Jamaica has made an urgent call for members of the World Trade Organization to facilitate the necessary trade concessions, special and differential treatment and flexibilities that could assist in addressing the structural and capacity constraints in the markets of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

JAMAICA | Private Bar questions need for changes to Bail Act

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 3, 2019 - The suggestion by National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang that constitutional changes may be necessary to strengthen the Bail Act to allow for prolonged detention of accused persons without charge, is not going down well with members of the legal profession.
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