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October 4, 1988
Three weeks after Hurricane Gilbert destroyed Jamaican homes and businesses, relief supplies for the island are piled up in churches and armories across New York because of a bureaucratic snafu, frustrated relief workers said. More than 300,000 pounds of medicine, food, building materials and clothing are sitting in facilities from New York City to Buffalo because the federal government will not allow the state's National Guard to take them to Jamaica.
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August 24, 1991 | From Associated Press
The United States and Jamaica have agreed to reduce the Caribbean country's debt by $217 million, the White House said Friday. The move, announced at President Bush's vacation home and in Washington, follows by one day the U.S. forgiveness of $341 million in Bolivian debt owed to the U.S. Agency for International Development. Washington also forgave a debt of $30.3 million borrowed by Bolivia to pay for food aid from the United States.
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August 24, 1991 | From Associated Press
The United States and Jamaica have agreed to reduce the Caribbean country's debt by $217 million, the White House said Friday. The move, announced at President Bush's vacation home and in Washington, follows by one day the U.S. forgiveness of $341 million in Bolivian debt owed to the U.S. Agency for International Development. Washington also forgave a debt of $30.3 million borrowed by Bolivia to pay for food aid from the United States.
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October 4, 1988
Three weeks after Hurricane Gilbert destroyed Jamaican homes and businesses, relief supplies for the island are piled up in churches and armories across New York because of a bureaucratic snafu, frustrated relief workers said. More than 300,000 pounds of medicine, food, building materials and clothing are sitting in facilities from New York City to Buffalo because the federal government will not allow the state's National Guard to take them to Jamaica.
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