The Jamaican government expects to create up to 3,000 jobs and attract more visitors to the country through its planned expansion of local tourism facilities, including a resort and spa, The Washington Post reports. The expansions include adding new suites, golf courses and a convention center to a resort and spa center and the opening of a new marine animal attraction and a history museum in the town of Lucea.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.