Justine Collins | Towards a digital society: CBDCs in Jamaica | Business

Justine Collins | Towards a digital society: CBDCs in Jamaica | Business

On May 11, the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, announced that a phased roll-out of Jam-Dex, Jamaica’s central bank digital currency, or CBDC, is currently under way. The Caribbean has been leading the effort to adopt CBDCs. The Bahamian Sand Dollar was the first to launch in 2020, and the Eastern Caribbean’s DCash was piloted in