Six of Jamaica's finest business minds are competing in the region. They are all taking part in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) Business Model Competition. The competition, hosted by the OECS, Republic Bank and other regional and global partners will stretch and mould each entrepreneur. Interestingly, the six businesses are […]
“All of this is for us!” exclaimed Matron Nickeisha Harding of the Santa Cruz Infirmary, in St. Elizabeth. Toiletries and personal care items were recently donated by representatives of RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited, to residents of the home. Intending to make a significant difference in the lives of those affected by the COVID- 19 pandemic, […]
Trevor Spence, a member of the Boys’ Town Infant and Primary School board, said that COVID-19 is affecting the students’ quest to learn and their parents’ ability to earn. Spence, who has been active in the Trench Town communities for over 50 years, explained: “Many of the children have a single parent, most likely a […]
Making a difference in the people's lives that support your success is a great example of "one hand wash the other." This seems to be at the heart of the initiative created by the Sandals Foundation which teamed with the Crawford Development Committee.
The LASCO Chin Foundation is at it again with support for vulnerable groups. Through partnerships, the foundation was able to deliver much needed packages to help out farmers, SME's, and youth on the PATH progamme.
Mexican company, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), says the level of investments made in Jamaica is indicative of its belief in Jamaica and the country’s prospects for growth. The firm officially took over management of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) last October, through its local subsidiary, PAC Kingston Airport Limited (PACKAL), under a 25-year […]
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says a new [Ganja] Patent Bill is expected to be tabled in the House of Representatives in two weeks. Mr Green informed that the bill has already gone through the necessary internal processes, including a meeting of the Legislative Committee, which […]
Our food basket suffered a massive blow throughout the summer with a wave of fires. The fires left many farmers scratching their heads in wonder. Well, the Jamaican government has heard their need and decided to step in in a significant way.
Recently, the Branson Centre welcomed 14 new businesses to its six-month accelerator programme, including four entrepreneurs working in the blue economy. The blue economy is defined as the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, job creation and ocean ecosystem health.