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Jamaica

Jamaica Gets Additional US$1 Million From USAID

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently announced that it is providing an additional US$1 million to assist Jamaica’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. USAID will use the funds to deliver social welfare support to vulnerable youth, families, and communities, as well as assistance to address issues such as child abuse and domestic violence.  U.S. […]

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Jamaica Gets USAID’S US$5 Million Funding

Jamaica will benefit from a US$5 million investment by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve the nation’s financial and economic resilience to safeguard against losses during natural disasters. Jamaica Mission Deputy Director, Jason Fraser, said the USAID signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Finance and Public Service last year, and through the […]

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Jamaica’s SMEs Get New Funding Facility

Audley Shaw, the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries has applauded the National Commercial Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the creation of a new funding facility in Jamaica. The new funding facility is aimed at providing capital for small and medium-sized entities (SMEs). Mr. Shaw said the new facility is another step in […]

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Jamaica Signs ‘Safeguard’ MoU With USAID

The Government of Jamaica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve the nation’s financial and fiscal resilience that will help to safeguard against losses during natural disasters. The MoU was signed recently by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. Nigel Clarke and Assistant Administrator for the Latin […]