Jamaica

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    Jamaica

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 1 Aug 1973 Also Known as:Land of Wood and Water (Root: Xaymaca (Arawak)) Status of Independence:Independent 1962/08/06 Area: 10,991 km2 (4,244 miles2) Capital City: Kingston Population: 2,687,200 (2008) Currency: Jamaica Dollar Highest National Award: Order of the National Hero Economy GDP: EC$41,275 Mn (2012) GDP Growth: 0.5% p.a. 1990–2012 GNI: US$13.7bn GNI PC:…

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