Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

WorldView - South America

Jamaica

US Dept of State - Jamaica

"Jamaica's economy, already saddled with the lowest economic growth in Latin America, has faced greater challenges as the global economy has slowed. The economy faces serious long-term problems: a sizable merchandise trade deficit, large-scale unemployment and underemployment, and a debt-to-GDP ratio of almost 120%" more...

Global Edge

"The island - discovered by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1494 - was settled by the Spanish early in the 16th century." more...

CIA World Factbook

"The Jamaican economy is heavily dependent on services, which now account for more than 60% of GDP. The country continues to derive most of its foreign exchange from tourism, remittances, and bauxite/alumina." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Jamaica is a developing nation of over 2.6 million people. Facilities for tourists are widely available. International airports are located in Kingston and Montego Bay." more...

Languages of Jamaica

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Jamaica - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...