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Israelis Go Flag Marching But Palestinians See It As A Provocation

Hundreds of Israelis set to take to the street in a flag march through occupied East Jerusalem, which Palestinians see as a provocation. The new Israeli government approved the march, albeit using a different route than was originally planned. This march is an annual event that marks Israel’s victory over the Arabs in the 1967 war known as the Six-Day […]


Jamaica — PM Says Persons Must Be Given Opportunity To Use Unutilized Assets

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says persons must be given the opportunity to use unutilized assets of Government agencies, in order to maximize their potential. “There are many agencies in Jamaica, they hold lands, buildings and other assets, and sometimes they are just there languishing on balance sheets, not being utilized, and not realizing the value that they […]


EPOC Expects Growth Momentum To Continue

Economic Program Oversight Committee (EPOC) Co-Chairman, Keith Duncan, said members are optimistic that the economic growth momentum will be sustained. Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) data indicate that the economy grew by 2.2 percent during the April to June quarter. “As growth levels continue to rise quarter over quarter, we are hopeful that with an accommodative monetary policy enabling growth […]