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Montserrat to Receive $26M in UK Aid

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will be receiving $26.04 million USD in budget aid from the United Kingdom’s Department For International Development. The government announced the funding following what it called “detailed discussions and negotiations” with Montserrat …

Grenada Prime Minister Vows Budget Before April 30 Deadline

 Above: St George’s Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government will deliver its budget in the next two to three weeks ahead of the April 30 deadline, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. The Prime Minister …

US Virgin Islands Governor Pledges “Leanest Possible Budget”

 Above: Governor John de Jongh at a community meeting last week in St Croix (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Governor John de Jongh has submitted the US Virgin Islands’ budget for fiscal year 2013, promising that his administration …

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 By Jake JohnstonOp-Ed Contributor Jamaica is barely emerging from its worst economic downturn in the last 30 years. Even after positive growth returned in 2011, the economy remains 3 percent below its 2007 level, and with anaemic growth projected for …

 Above: Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government has set aside just under $26 million (J$2.25 billion) for a group of projects aimed at improving the infrastructure on the country’s northern coast. The allocation will be executed through the …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ draft budget projects a 20 percent increase in revenues for the financial year 2012/2013. The new draft budget, which goes to Turks and Caicos’ …

 The United Kingdom will not sign off on Cayman’s budget for the upcoming year without cuts to civil service personnel, it announced. The budget had been set for delivery to the Legislative Assembly May 23, but British concerns about personnel …