August 19, 2022

Becoming hurricane resilient: New GIS spatial planning to inform decision making

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — Today marks the globally celebrated Geographic Information System (GIS) Day which shines a spotlight on a leading technology which is helping tackle climate change, food security, disasters and poverty in OECS Member States. The technology which uses satellite imagery, can electronically collect, store, analyse and share spatial data from health statistics […]

Jamaica government withdraws proposed bank tax

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday May 2, 2014, CMC – Plans to impose a tax on bank withdrawals as part of revenue measures for the 2014/2015 financial year, have been scrapped. Faced with intense opposition to the proposed tax, the Simpson-Miller administration has decided to look elsewhere, to collect revenues for the Budget. Finance Minister […]