Remittances to Caribbean Remain Stable

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Remittances to the Caribbean remained effectively flat in 2012, with a 0.1 percent increase compared to the previous year, according to estimates from the Multilateral Investment Fund. There were a total …

Jamaican Senator Proposes Tax on Remittances to Fund Education

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Senator Floyd Morris is proposing a nearly 5 percent tax on all remittances entering the island as an additional funding source for education. “This is likely to yield $100 million or J$9 …



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