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    Latin America: Freedoms of Association and Peaceful Assembly in Times of Coronavirus

    April 30, 2020

    On April 1, 2020, ICNL hosted Regional Virtual Round Tables for civil society partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to address constraints on key civic freedoms in the rapidly evolving context of the coronavirus pandemic. The meetings resulted in a write-up outlining the discussions and examining various issues. The write-up is available in both English and Spanish.

    Blurred Lines and Tough Choices

    June 1, 2018

    This assessment, produced by ICNL in 2018, presents Jamaica's laws - or lack thereof - that impact civil society organizations and social enterprises within a framework of international legal standards and comparative practice.

    Income Tax Act

    January 5, 2013

    INCOME TAX THE INCOME TAX ACT ORDERS (under section 2) The Income Tax (Approved Public Utility) (The Jamaica Telephone L.N. 76170 Company Limited) Order, 1970 […]

    Information on How to Apply for Exempt Status and the Process for Becoming an Approved Charity

    January 5, 2013

    Charities Information on how to apply for exempt status under Section 12(h) of the Income Tax Act, as well as the process for becoming an […]

    Information on Donations to Approved Charities Being a Deductible Expense

    January 5, 2013

    Charitable Donations Information on donations to approved charities being a deductible expense. Making Donations to Approved Charities For the purpose of ascertaining the chargeable income […]

    Inter-American Commission Human Rights Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas

    December 31, 2011

    This report on human rights defenders in the Americas, published in 2011 by the Interā€American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), is a follow up to the body's 2006 report on the same subject.