Global Corruption Perception Index rankings
The latest Global Corruption Perception Index (CPI) rankings were issued by Transparency International on December 5. See where Jamaica and the other 181 countries fall on the grid. digjamaica.com/corruption_ranking
New financial data
Follow these links to see the latest state of the Jamaican dollar, net remittances and the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Public debt-management bill
Under the debt-management bill, the minister of finance is mandated to impose ceilings on government guarantees. The bill states that the minister must exercise prudent management of public debt. Read the new rules for yourself on diG.
Data for August from the Jamaica Tourist Board show that long-stay arrivals were down 25 per cent from July. Cruise ship arrivals continue to be very strong in comparison to flat long-stay visitor arrivals. Total visitor arrivals are up 13 per cent from 2011 through August. Get the facts in living colour on diGJamaica.
HIV/AIDS in Jamaica
Jamaica joined the world in celebrating World AIDS Day on December 1. Get the low-down on the statistics on the Jamaican situation.
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