February 2008
Caribbean Update;Feb2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p13
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The article presents news briefs in Jamaica. A grant is sought from the World Bank for a Social Protection Project to support the government's social protection system. According to a report by "The Jamaica Gleaner," news that Higgins Warner investment club relocated overnight, to its Argentina headquarters, has left several local investors in a state of shock and dismay. According to Agriculture Minister Christopher Tupton, the county does not plan to sell cane fields when it privatizes its struggling state-owned sugar company in 2008.


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