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Dennis Chung: Business and Consumer Confidence in Jamaica

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor LAST YEAR, when the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) reported that consumer and business confidence were at their highest level for years, many persons were excited about the prospects. I remember speaking with Ralston Hyman on …

Jamaica Says 21,000 People Employed Under Emergency Jobs Plan

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says almost 21,000 people have gained employment under the country’s JEEP programme. The Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme, was launched in March by the People’s National Party government, which marked …

Jamaica to Launch Housing Drive as Part of Emergency Job Programme

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller in Parliament Tuesday (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The next phase of Jamaica’s JEEP emergency jobs plan, which the country’s government says has already created 5,800 jobs, will be headlined by …

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 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Works Minister Dr Omar Davies at a JEEP project site earlier this year (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has received an $11.5 million USD grant from the PetroCaribe Fund …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Works Minister Dr Omar Davies at a JEEP project site earlier this year (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says it has created approximately 3,000 new jobs under the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica officially launched its JEEP emergency employment program in a ceremony Thursday afternoon in St Andrew. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said she had instructed Ministers to “closely review” resources in their ministries and departments …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Emergency Employment Programme is now underway, with patching, drain cleaning and river training work having commenced in several communities. The projects have begun in Cow Pen, Windsor …

 Above: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is set to roll out its Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP) before the end of the current financial year on March 31, according to Finance …