High Commissioner Esmond Reid has encouraged Jamaicans in Lagos, Nigeria, to take advantage of the opportunities for investment in Jamaica. He was speaking at a gathering on Saturday, September 21, where approximately 80 Jamaicans and their descendants, as well as friends of Jamaica, turned out for a community meeting organized by the High Commission. The […]
Hugh Sherlock started it all with a bat and a ball. Now the Boys’ Town complex has grown to be an institution that permanently changes lives for the better. Here is another example of how.
Have you ever been at the right place, at the right time but you were not prepared? Or have you ever been given a great opportunity but you weren't ready? Eighty percent of success comes from being prepared and showing up. Success isn't about how talented or skilled you are, it is our ability to complete our tasks regardless of how we're feeling. Even on days where you don't feel like it, just showing up can make a huge difference. Never take things for granted as you never know when opportunity comes knocking. Be bold and show up today!
When yuh good yuh good. Leigh-Ann Buchanan is the poster child for a clean heart and mind. Read how this Jamaican has changed the lives of many.
Proverbs, as defined by Collins Dictionary, are short sentences that people often quote, which give advice or tells you something about life. Not only are they clever, funny and memorable, they also express a desire for tolerance and respect: 'Howdy and tenk yuh nuh bruk nuh square.' Proverbs have been passed down through generations and are apart of Jamaica's intangible culture. Many […]
One of the best ways of combating poverty is by making skills training available to those who think there is no way out. JSIF and the CAC 200 Foundation have the formula.
Did you know that there was a time when Jamaica had more than 14 parishes? In fact, back then the number of parishes almost doubled what we have now! Jamaica has moved from having no parishes before the British invasion to having a total of 22! That number, however, was reduced to 14 in 1867.
The Haematology Department and Oncology Unit at Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) will continue to commemorate Paediatric Cancer Awareness Month in September 2019 under the theme “Recharge the hero in you”. Each year, approximately 30 children less than 13 years old are diagnosed with cancer at the BHC. This year, the BHC C.A.R.E (Cancer Aide […]
We’ve already looked at the great things happening in solar energy in Jamaica. Now, let's talk a bit about what’s happening with our other great natural resource – wind energy. In 2017, the Jamaican Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley projected that Jamaica is on course to switching 30% of its energy consumption to […]
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be amplifying its efforts, over the next few weeks, to raise the profile on the illness with which some 19,000 Jamaicans current live. The Ministry of Health and Wellness offers screening to all pregnant mothers and newborn babies at all public […]