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  Bank of Jamaica | Home
Bank of Jamaica balance sheet as at 24 October 2007
Is the Bank of Jamaica a department of government?
Does the Bank of Jamaica supervise and regulate deposit-taking institutions in Jamaica?
www.boj.org.jm   (557 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jamaica
Jamaica was in 1660, when "the relicts of the army" were stated to be 2200, and the planters, merchants, and others about the same number.
Jamaica, being a tropical island, was formerly looked on as injurious as a residence to the inhabitants of northern latitudes.
Jamaica was ceded to England by the treaty of Madrid in 1670.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08270a.htm   (4428 words)

  
 Jamaica
Although she was not selected for the competition, Judith had shown her audience a taste of what is to come.
Allan Alberga is President of the Atlanta Jamaica Association (AJA), the longest serving and one of the largest Caribbean organizations in Atlanta.
Martin was born in Jamaica, West Indies and in 1965 migrated to the United States to attend College.
www.jamaicans.com   (1452 words)

  
  CBC News Indepth: Jamaica
Jamaica's status as a land of contrasts is quickly obvious to anyone who visits the Caribbean island nation.
Jamaica's two main political parties, the left-of-centre People's National Party and the conservative Jamaica Labour Party, have tried various ways to rein in the violence.
Little wonder that one of Jamaica's most reliable sources of foreign currency is the money sent back by the hundreds of thousands of Jamaicans who've emigrated.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/jamaica   (797 words)

  
 Jamaica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jamaica slowly gained increasing independence from the United Kingdom, and in 1958 Jamaica became a province in the Federation of the West Indies, a federation between all the British West Indies.
Jamaica's current Constitution was drafted in 1962 by a bipartisan joint committee of the Jamaica legislature.
The Parliament of Jamaica is bicameral, consisting of the House of Representatives(Lower House) and the Senate(Upper House).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jamaica   (4524 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Jamaica
Jamaica's market economy contracted in 1999 but has slowly returned to expansion, growing by 1 percent in 2002 and 2.3 percent in 2003, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Jamaica remains highly dependent on oil imports from Mexico and Venezuela, and its highway infrastructure is in poor condition.
Jamaica is a member of the British Commonwealth, and both of its principal political parties favor policies attractive to foreign investors.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Jamaica   (930 words)

  
 Jamaica (03/06)
Jamaica has diplomatic relations with most nations and is a member of the United Nations and the Organization of American States.
Jamaica is an active member of the British Commonwealth, the Non-Aligned Movement, the G-15, and the G-77.
Jamaica is a beneficiary of the Cotonou Conventions, through which the European Union (EU) grants trade preferences to selected states in Asia, the Caribbean, and the Pacific.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2032.htm   (2779 words)

  
 Jamaica: The Life of Bob Marley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Caribbean island of Jamaica has had a far greater impact on the rest of the world than one would expect from a country with a population of under three million.
Jamaica was known by its original settlers, the Arawak Indians, as the Island of Springs.
And it is in the high country that Jamaica's unconscious resides: the primal Blue Mountains and hills are the repository of most of Jamaica's legends, a dream-like landscape that provides ample material for an arcane mythology.
www.bobmarley.com /life/jamaica   (232 words)

  
 Jamaica - Land of Wood and Water - Kingston - Montego Bay - Negril - Jamaica Tourism
Jamaica is the third largest of the Caribbean islands, and the largest English-speaking island in the Caribbean Sea.
The Queen is represented in Jamaica by the Governor-General.
Jamaica's premier library for fostering and promoting the nation's knowledge of its history and heritage.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/jamaica.htm   (888 words)

  
 Jamaica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
DK Flags of the World [udk98] says: "The coat of arms, based on those granted to Jamaica on 3 February 1663, is among the oldest granted to a British colony." No image is shown.
Queen Elizabeth II in Jamaica and the flag of the Prime Minister.
To add to this conflict of the origin of Jamaica's flag: Originally Jamaica's proposed flag was to be blue with with a Union Jack in a corner.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/jm.html   (2135 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in Jamaica - Jamaica nature - Jamaica conservation - Jamaica environment, Jamaica nature ...
Jamaica's coral reefs, beaches and an extensive coastal plain surround a plateau, rain forests and a backbone of peaks.
As Jamaica was never connected with any other land mass, it has a high percentage of unique species.
View the Jamaica Pedro Bank marine survey through the eyes of the scientists through a slideshow of photos taken during the weeklong coral reef survey in Jamaica.
www.nature.org /wherewework/caribbean/jamaica   (147 words)

  
 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Americas - JAMAICA
Jamaica: The Braeton Seven - report on the observation of seven autopsies in Jamaica (AI Index: AMR 38/009/2001)
In March, AI sent a pathologist to Jamaica to observe the autopsies of seven youths killed by police.
In October, AI delegates visited Jamaica and observed the Commission of Inquiry into the July violence in West Kingston.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2002.nsf/amr/jamaica!Open   (1288 words)

  
 Jamaica Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Unlike other nearby islands, it caters to everyone from beach bums to newlyweds: you can choose a private villa with your own secluded beach; laugh your vacation away at a party-hearty resort; or throw yourself into the thick of the island's life while experiencing the three Rs: reggae, reefers and rum.
It's a standing joke that the safest bet at the Miss Jamaica contest is the contestant with the lightest skin.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/caribbean/jamaica   (254 words)

  
 Montego Bay Vacations
This Jamaica resort draws active families as well as couples and singles seeking access to downtown Ocho Rios'; shopping and nightlife.
Originating in Jamaica, the Beaches chain of child-friendly resorts caters to families, couples, and singles by offering activities day and night and facilities designed for all ages, from toddlers to grandparents.
Born in Jamaica, the Beaches chain of resorts caters to families and kids with myriad activities available day and night and facilities designed for all ages, from toddlers to grandparents.
www.sunfinder.com /jamaica_vacations.htm   (1984 words)

  
 jamaica map and information page
Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1494, Jamaica remained a Spanish colony until captured by the English in 1655.
Jamaica is dominated by mountains, mostly covered with lush, green forests.
Located 95 miles south of Cuba, Jamaica is known for many things - but certainly on top of any list are the numerous idyllic beach resorts, local pirate history, Reggae music, culture and food, and of course, delicious Blue Mountain Coffee.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/jm.htm   (322 words)

  
 JAMAICA - A premier caribbean travel destination featuring the resort areas of Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
JAMAICA - A premier caribbean travel destination featuring the resort areas of Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, Kingston, Port Antonio and South Coast.
The Ortanique is unique to Jamaica and is a cross between a Tangerine and an Orange.
The heartbeat of Jamaica, Kingston sits at the crossroads of the Caribbean, North and Latin America, and is the largest English-speaking city south of Florida.
www.visitjamaica.com /home/Default.aspx   (237 words)

  
 Islands.com | Jamaica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jamaica is greater than the sum of its parts.
A new website offering from the Jamaica tourist board, this attractive effort has a magazine-like feel, with features on the local talk ("When in Jamaica you ‘nyam’ (eat) your ‘bickle’ (food) and ‘labrish’ (gossip) with friends.
This is a site with an emphasis on the personal experience (forums, message boards, stories, trip reports, photos) and the upshot is a one-of-a-kind of insiders' look at the island that the serious traveler will take to heart.
www.islands.com /jamaica   (705 words)

  
 Jamaica Villas by VillasCaribe
Jamaica Villas on the beach reveal a rythmic swaggering country, that is relentlessly seductive.
Jamaica is known for superior rental accommodations, breath-taking beaches, fantastic golf, and an abundance of Jamaican charm.
For more information regarding Jamaica villas, and Jamaican villas rental, please visit the "Island Information" section of the Jamaica Villas homepage.
jamaica.villascaribe.com   (444 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner News Online - Sunday | November 11, 2007
Jamaica's fuel prices rose to their highest levels yet, but fell back to US$96.26 on Friday, as world oil...
It is a matter of deep concern that the Financial Investigation Division of the Ministry of Finance should now be the subject of a criminal investigation.
Both Spanish and Latinos are known for their strong artistic expressions, and Jamaica, which this year celebrates 40 years of diplomatic relations with Spain, recently got a full dose of Spanish art and culture.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com   (657 words)

  
 WTO | Jamaica - Member information
This page gathers key information on Jamaica's participation in the WTO.
Jamaica has been a member of WTO since 9 March 1995.
Jamaica's Uruguay Round goods schedules (zip format, 16 KB)
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/jamaica_e.htm   (211 words)

  
 Radio on Go - Jamaica :: Power 106 FM
Power 106FM plans to be Jamaica's first 24/7 all-talk radio station.
With listeners to talk shows now at 61.2% of total radio listenership, research indicates that Power 106FM programmes dominate the airwaves from 5:30 in the morning until midnight.
Our objective is to give listeners and advertisers complete freedom to express themselves, thereby contributing to our social, cultural, economic and intellectual development as a nation.
www.go-jamaica.com /power   (446 words)

  
 Demographics of Jamaica Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about Demographics of Jamaica.
Within the first 100 days of operation (in Jamaica), we acquired...
More Demographics of Jamaica Page Titles on this Site
artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Demographics_of_Jamaica   (248 words)

  
 Go - Jamaica - Jamaica's Portal to the World - Gleaner News, Free Email, E-Commerce, Weather Forecasts, Live Web Cam, ...
See and vote for the hottest girls in Jamaica every week and get entertainment updates and more right here.
With brilliant sunsets and a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea, it is the ideal place for anyone seeking complete relaxation and rejuvenation, or a romantic getaway.
Serious hilarious cartoons about life in Jamaica and the World by Las May.
www.go-jamaica.com   (330 words)

  
 JAMAICA - A premier caribbean travel destination featuring the resort areas of Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, ...
JAMAICA - A premier caribbean travel destination featuring the resort areas of Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, Kingston, Port Antonio and South Coast.
So you’re coming to Jamaica and you wonder what Jamaicans do with their time.
Check out these hot little Jamaica microsites and experience all that is Jamaica!
www.visitjamaica.com   (237 words)

  
 Within Jamaica Plain, a novel 'Latin Quarter' - The Boston Globe
Jaime Calitto (left) explained a map of the initiative to Wendy Tejeda, a manager of Vasallo’s clothing store.
Seeking to capitalize on Jamaica Plain's Hispanic population and its Latin culture, officials are trying to attract tourists and make a swath of its Spanish-speaking district into a destination on a par with the North End and Chinatown.
For years, the stretch of Jamaica Plain between Jackson Square and Hyde Square has supported Spanish-speaking businesses, grocery markets that stock mango purée and plaintains, car-parts shops, and a bridal store.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/11/27/within_jamaica_plain_a_novel_latin_quarter   (593 words)

  
 Literary Encyclopedia: Jamaica Kincaid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jamaica Kincaid was born in Antigua, a small island in the West Indies, in 1949.
Jamaica never met her biological father and her mother soon remarried.
After attending primary school during the time of the British colonisation, Jamaica left the island and migrated to New York.
www.litdict.com /php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2502   (558 words)

  
 Jamaica and the IMF -- Page 1 of 3
Listed below are items related to Jamaica, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Omar Lloyd Davies, Governor of the Fund and the World Bank for Jamaica, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group at the Joint Annual Discussion
www.imf.org /external/country/JAM/index.htm   (595 words)

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