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Jamaican Dollar

The currency of Jamaica. It was introduced in 1968, replacing the Jamaican pound. It has historically been a very weak currency. It is a floating currency.
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The cost of repairing the building had, however, increased dramatically, largely due to rapid inflation and the fall in value of the Jamaican dollar.
Entrepreneur Gordon Stewart assures the public that his Whitehouse Sandals Hotel will protect the environment: his consultants studied 260 acres, including 105 acres of swampland to ascertain whether the proposed $750 million in Jamaican dollars would be environmentally friendly.
There are around 100 Jamaican dollars to the pound.
5%) on interest expenses is especially heavy because 63% of outstanding debt is denominated in Jamaican dollars.
The company's mission statement describes Bilston College as a "traditional British community college" with an annual turnover of one billion Jamaican dollars.
Despite the efforts of the company to diversify away its revenue from Jamaican dollars, the company's operating cash flow generation is still concentrated in Jamaica.
Simply collect as many Daily Post Jamaican Dollars as you can.
You can buy tickets to Sumfest at various outlets in the town for around 1,500 Jamaican dollars (about pounds 25), depending on the night.
British High Commission in Kingston said that Jamaica and Britain have agreed that, as was done last year, the debt relief will be provided on the basis that the Jamaican Government will make available an equivalent amount of Jamaican dollars for projects aimed at helping some of the poorest people in society.
local merchants in Jamaican dollars at the NCB local currency rating level;
The disturbances April 19-21 caused nine deaths and billions of Jamaican dollars in damage as looters and vandals went on the rampage in some urban areas; The US$1 billion tourist industry was hit hard with a number of airline cancellations at the height of the trouble.