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5 Reasons Jamaica Should Own Its Global Logistics Hub Without China

Portia-in-China-029-3To Ensure That There’s A Monetary Benefit To Jamaicans At All Levels

The most recent proposal to lease or sell the Goat Islands is one that can only be described as ludicrous. Jamaica may not know what mineral resources exist there, but they do know there is great potential. Therefore, the only deal that could be acceptable is one that ensures a majority of funds or other proceeds from exploration would be retained in Jamaica; and funds that are removed should be sufficiently taxed to benefit the nation; and employment opportunities for both skilled and unskilled persons should weigh heavily in our favor, since we know the Chinese penchant for using their own mass workers in foreign projects.

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