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CAPRI launches Environmental Regulatory Framework Study
November, 2018

For at least 30 years there has been a long list of worthwhile intentions, incomplete policies and many public statements at the highest-level assuring commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. However, the Jamaican government has failed to operationalize any of these.

CAPRI meets with Minister Williams
November, 2018

While Jamaica is no stranger to the core concepts of the care economy, it has not met its commitments to a host of international agreements that pledge to address the care economy, including and perhaps most significantly the Global Goals which are incorporated into Jamaica’s own national development plan Vision 2030.

CAPRI launches Tax Efficiency Study
November, 2018

With a society like Jamaica that has a large informal economy, a progressive tax burden falls largely on a limited group of wage earners – mainly on public sector middle-income earners.

CAPRI launches Open Government Data Study
October, 2018

Open government data contains tremendous potential for individuals and organizations in all sectors of society — business, civil society and government — as it promotes transparency, growth and transformation. 

May, 2014

A second forum to discuss strategies in support of Government and private sector initiatives to eradicate the lottery scam and address its impact on security, trade and foreign relations is scheduled for Wednesday, November 7 at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in Kingston.

Jamaica Seeks Economic Advice
March, 2014

Finance officials from two of fast developing countries are to advise senior representatives of the private and public sector about how Jamaica’s economy can be improved.

Scrap metal trade to soon resume
March, 2014

The resumption of scrap metal export is basically a Cabinet decision away, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Reginald Budhan, indicated last night.

How to move from austerity to prosperity
July, 2012

ON Tuesday evening, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), in conjunction with the World Bank, hosted a dinner for Minister of Finance, Trade and Investment for the Seychelles, Pierre F Laporte, and Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development for Mauritius, Ali Mansoor.

Scrap Metal Industry
May, 2014

CARIBBEAN Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), a regional think-tank, has recommended 10 ways to address the two main problems contributing to theft in the scrap metal industry. CaPRI said the two categories of problems facilitating scrap metal theft in Jamaica were the lack of enforcement of existing regulations and needed improvement in the gove

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