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Protecting Jamaican Bananas

As Jamaica moves to implement measures to address the potential threat of the Tropical Race 4 (TR4) disease, which affects bananas, plantains and Heliconia, the national task force, assigned by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries held its first official meeting at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices. Taskforce meets on Tropical Race 4 […]

Jamaica commemorates World Standards Day

Johnson Smith Brainstorms How To Boost Trade-In The Commonwealth

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith will join 52 Trade Ministers within the Commonwealth grouping, to explore strategies to boost trade with a special focus on inclusive and sustainable trade and the Connectivity Agenda across the Commonwealth. This Second Meeting of the Commonwealth Trade Ministers will be held […]

Jamaica commemorates World Standards Day

Jamaica Defense Force Gender Focal Point Workshop and Training Session

The Bureau of Gender Affairs (BGA), which is a division within the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is the national machinery responsible for empowering the men and women of Jamaica. It is mandated to promote the development of human capital and social inclusion to facilitate the empowerment of both genders. This mandate is […]

Jamaica commemorates World Standards Day

Scotiabank Supports Children’s Health

Scotiabank has again committed support to the Bustamante Children’s Hospital through sponsorship of the upcoming Shaggy and Friends concert. Since the concert’s inception, the bank has ‘Dared to Care’, donating more than $30-million in funds, and volunteer hours to the cause. At this year’s sixth staging of the event, Scotiabank has again demonstrated its commitment […]

Jamaica commemorates World Standards Day