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Being positive is a lifestyle and I live everyday loving the fact that I'm living every day. Each time I help someone smile, it reiterates the power of Good. So, I think, talk, eat, drink, Good News.

Unclaimed Funds as Financing Option for MSMEs

The Government is to engage technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds, held by financial institutions, as a critical financing option for the growth and development of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector. This was disclosed by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, at the launch […]

‘Hookie’ makes major splash in Jamaica Carnival

The recent Jamaica Carnival weekend was indeed one for the books. Adding to this mix of epic events was the inaugural ‘Hookie Jamaica’ experience which gave fete lovers an opportunity to beat the daytime heat with a pool party extravaganza complete with both breakfast and lunch offerings and an unbeatable collection of Soca selectors. The […]

Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring

There is a word Jamaicans use for home—“yard.” In Jamaica talk, “yard” refers to one’s living space, but may also refer to the whole island. I remember when we used to sit / in a government yard in Trench Town, the Bob Marley lyrics go. In Marley’s Trench Town, much of life happened outside in communal courtyards, […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has reaffirmed the Government of Jamaica’s commitment towards the development of the country’s Special Olympics programme. Minister Grange said that, over the years, the government, through the Sports Development Foundation has provided financial support to Special Olympics Jamaica by way of a monthly […]

Nature offers better protection

Nature , in the form of mangroves, sea grass beds, coral reefs and their habitats, can provide as much or even more protection against climate risks, such as erosion, flooding and storm surges, than seawalls, breakwaters, or other hard-engineering solutions. That is the underlying premise of a new project being championed by The Nature Conservancy, Jamaica […]