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Alternately, one could bet against the Jamaican dollar. Whatever the case, "production" necessitating economic activity in the real economy was to be eschewed for the trade in financial paper.
Detective Inspector Nigel Smith of Dudley CID said: "I would ask the public to contact us if they are aware of someone having Jamaican dollars in their possession that would not normally do so.
Since inception of JOLT in May 2009, the task force has yielded 60 arrests, seized $283,460 (Jamaican Dollars), repatriated $251,892.00 (U.S.
The cost of repairing the building had, however, increased dramatically, largely due to rapid inflation and the fall in value of the Jamaican dollar.
dollar by 11.04 percent last year, which led to an appreciation in trade-weighted and inflation-adjusted terms, the Jamaican dollar has stabilized.
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.
The dollar value right now in Jamaica is 15 Jamaican dollars to one U.S.
The SS Politician is also said to have carried the modern-day equivalent of PS20million in Jamaican dollars so that if Hitler invaded Britain, a safe haven could be found for the Royal Family in Jamaica and there were rumours of gold on board, too.
Jamaican paper The Gleaner reported last summer that lottery conmen on the island raked in 25 billion Jamaican dollars - about pounds 18million - from victims in a single year, according to figures it said came from the US embassy.
"Yesterday, Jamaica saw pretty close to a billion Jamaican dollars of expenditure from over 4,000 people who arrived in the Montego Bay area.
And there''s one other thing British visitors should remember: with the pound buying almost 150 Jamaican dollars, your money will go a bit further than it might in other countries this summer.
And there's one other thing British visitors should remember: with the pound buying almost 150 Jamaican dollars, your money will go a bit further than it might in other countries this summer.