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Positive Gender Moves…But Much More Needed

Ending gender-based violence is everyone's job. We must all play our part in the elimination of GBV from our country. A culture that stands together is much stronger. Big up to a right move by the government.

CANNABIS AND COVID-19: Is there a link?

Virtudes CEO, Jamiel Jamieson, sees the potential of helping thousands of people recover faster from COVID-19 if there is a targeted approach to developing CDB treatments as part of patient care. He believes that the plant could help stem the tide of long recovery periods and severe symptoms for COVID-19 patients.

FOOD FOR THE POOR REVOLUTIONISES RACE EVENTS WITH FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL RACE APP

Food For The Poor (FFTP) Jamaica has upped the ante through technology; and will likely spur a change in how other local organisations host road races going forward. Their interactive Race for Hunger virtual race app was launched on June 1, and promises to be a game-changer.

Diplomat Janice Miller Appointed Jamaica’s Ambassador To Caricom

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, has announced the appointment of Her Excellency Janice Miller as Ambassador of Jamaica to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), effective June 30, 2021. Minister Johnson Smith said, “I am pleased with the appointment of Ambassador Miller, whose commitment to realising the goals of […]

Tide Rising Art Projects Exposes Young Jamaican Art Students by RUBiS

RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited has invested in several young Jamaican visual arts students and fine artists through its InPulse Art Project with support from the company’s foundation, RUBiS Mecenat, to fund their participation in the Tide Rising Art Projects.

Navigate Volume 1 – A Major Success for WHOM!

Kemeshia Grant-Swaby and the Women Honouring Our Mission (WHOM) is on a mission to create a world in which all women are empowered to reach their full potential by creating lasting change in their own lives and communities. They recently had the first staging of "Navigate", which left the attendees on fire! Read to find out more.

JN Bank UK Rated ‘Excellent’ by Consumers on Global Review Site

Out of 349 customers that posted reviews, JN Bank UK receives a 4.8 out of 5 customer rating of "Excellent" by consumers on a Global Review Site Trustpolot.com.

Bob Marley Group (BMG) and Reggae Royalty endorse Jamaica Heroes Modernized (JHM)project

The Bob Marley Group of companies have endorsed the Jamaica Heroes Modernized project. The endorsement adds to many influential Jamaicans from around the world who stand with this project. The project is significant to keep the contribution of our heroes relevant to our youth.

Grange Announces Anticipated Jamaica Festival Song Finalists

The Jamaica Festival Song Competition is in full swing. The JCDC received entries from all over walks of Jamaican life, and now the government has published the finalists' list.

CARIBBEAN TREE PLANTING WEEK

The Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance (CariPhilAlliance) and its network of partners have mobilized youth, community-based and non-governmental organizations across 22 Caribbean countries and territories to plant more than 1.4 million trees through the Caribbean Tree Planting Project (CTPP). Read more to find out how you can be a part of this great initiative.

JaRIA Honour Awards Virtual Presentation Slated for July 4th

With the partial reopening of the island's entertainment sector on July 1, the highly anticipated JaRIA Honour Awards will take place on July 4. A number of reggae stalwarts will be recognised at this year's staging of the awards ceremony, scheduled to take place at the Little Theatre in St. Andrew. The ceremony is closed to the public due to Covid-19 restrictions but can be watched online. Read to find out how.

Governor-General donates tablets to Alma Mater

Patron of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence, His Excellency Sir Patrick Allen, yesterday handed over 50 tablets to students of the Fruitful Vale Primary School in Portland.