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Jamaica Import Bill Spiked For First Nine Months Of 2019, Reaching $US4.8 Billion

Jamaica’s Import bill increased for the first nine months of 2019 when compared to the corresponding period for the previous year, while overall exports for the period declined. That’s according to the latest information from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN. STATIN says for January to September 2019, imports were …

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$14.7 Billion More In Circulation For Festive Season

Stevian Simmonds reports. The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ says there was an additional $14.7 billion dollars in circulation in the Jamaican economy for the week leading up to the Christmas Holidays. That’s according to new information from the Bank of Jamaica this afternoon. The central bank is also expecting a …

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$14.7 billion in circulation for week before Christmas – BOJ

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is reporting an 11.2 per cent increase in total currency in circulation for the week preceding Christmas (December 16-20) to $14.7 billion. In a statement on Tuesday, the BOJ said this is above the $11 billion or 9.8 per cent increase recorded for the corresponding …

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Gets 1 Billion Streams On Spotify Despite Snitching & Incarceration

Tekashi 6ix9ine managed to clock over one billion streams on Spotify despite committing the ultimate street sin of snitching while being incarcerated for all of this year. Daniel Hernandez, Tekashi 6ix9ine government name, has had what many would consider a doomed 2019, yet he still managed to rack up quite …

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Drake Is King Of Spotify, Named “Artist Of The Decade” With 28 Billion Streams

Drake is closing out the decade with a bang. Spotify released its “A Decade Wrapped” list and Drake was named artist of the decade. According to the streaming service, Drake tops the list with over 28 billion streams over all. Second to Drake is English artiste Ed Sheeran whose hit …

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Popcaan & Quada Reveals ‘Billion Pree’ For Christmas Season

Popcaan teams with his protege Quada for ‘Billion Pree (K.I.N.G.).’ The money anthem is produced by Dane Raychords in association with Unruly Entertainment. “Run e country like Andrew / Mi spliff dem loud like speaker / Bare hot gyal ah ride my bamboo / Weh! Trouble! Mhmm,” Popcaan deejays in …

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Popcaan Links With Quada On New Single “Billion Pree (K.I.N.G.)”

Quada and Popcaan from the Unruly camp are definitely on the move to secure the bag and live their best life. The two have chronicled their plans in their new track “Billion Pree (K.I.N.G.).” This new track follows the same mindset as their September released track, “Billions.” That track was …

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Developed Countries Commit $US100 Billion To Help SIDS Fight Climate Change

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told the House of Representatives that leaders in developed countries have agreed to make available by 2020, US$100 billion to help Small Island Developing States, SIDS, respond to the intensifying threat of climate change. Prime Minister Holness made the disclosure during a statement this afternoon …

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