Press Release No. 19/123 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2019 IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica · Reduction in the primary surplus target by ½ percent of GDP to 6½ percent in the FY19/20 Budget will facilitate higher spending in social assistance, citizen security and infrastructure. · Reducing the highly…

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January 2019 saw nine murders taking place in Barbados. Five occurred in St. Michael, one in Christ Church and St. Thomas, and two in St. Lucy. Six victims were male, while the remaining three were female. The data was collected and compiled based on available media reports at the time. See below charts for additional…

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