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Political Risk / Jamaica

Security Situation Deteriorates

November 2008 | Political Risk Analysis

The government's fight against violent crime continues to prove fruitless, which may threaten the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)'s political standing and undermine the country's investment climate and economic growth potential. We have revised down our short-term political risk rating from 63.3 to 60.8, with the social stability score, now at just 25.0 out of 100 among the lowest in the region.

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