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Jamaica’s Economy Contracted in First Quarter of 2013: Report

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s economy contracted by between 0.2 and 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013, according to estimates from the Bank of Jamaica. For the 2012/2013 fiscal year, the economy is …

Eastern Caribbean Economies Contracted 0.1 Percent in 2012

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Economic activity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union fell in 2012 for the fourth consecutive year, according to Sir K Dwight Venner, President of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Real GDP in …