Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories You Missed The Week Ending November 23rd, 2018


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Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CLARIFIES POSITION ON MONTEGO BAY WELCOME SIGN
The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce tried to clarify its position on the $17 million welcome sign, which has caused some controversy. The Chamber stated that it supports the standard of products planned for use in the sign, but it has concerns about the budgeted cost. Winston Lawson, the Chamber president, urged authorities to ensure that the project goes forward in a cost-effective manner. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, ordered his permanent secretary to review the project in response to objections to the cost of the new sign. The new sign is meant to replace a “Welcome to Montego Bay” sign damaged in a traffic accident in 2018.

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