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Caribbean Development Bank Providing Support for Jamaica

Head of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Social Sector Division, Yvonne Moses Grant, has said that institution was providing support for Jamaica as the country deals with the global financial crisis, with loan and grant disbursements to the country during … Continued


PM Golding Returns Today From Important Economic Talks

Prime Minister Bruce Golding is expected home this evening, after attending meetings with CARICOM Heads of Government in Belize, last week, and with U.S. private investment company, Tavistock International, in Florida over the week-end. Mr. Golding went to Florida Friday … Continued


MIND to Host Public Sector Leadership Conference

Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Management Institute for International Development (MIND), Mrs. Ruby Brown, has appealed to public sector leaders to support MIND’s ‘Leadership Development: A Vehicle for Public Sector Modernization’ conference, to be held at the Hilton Hotel, New … Continued


Conference On Leadership Development March 18 to 19

Approximately 250 leaders and decision makers from the private and public sectors are expected for the Management Institute for National Development’s (MIND) inaugural ‘Leadership Development: A Vehicle for Public Sector Modernisation’ conference, which will be hosted from March 18 to … Continued


Film Showcase to Help Jamaicans Learn More About Neighbours

Director of Cultural Policy and Monitoring at the Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Tanya Batson Savage, has explained that the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase, being staged in Jamaica from March 8 to 14, is an excellent opportunity for … Continued


Local Authorities to Benefit from EU Grant

The Department of Local Government, Office of the Prime Minister, in collaboration with the St. James Parish Council, has applied for and received financial assistance for six Local Authorities to benefit under the European Union’s (EU) Banana Support Programme, in … Continued


Firefighters Ignite Flames of Learning

Firefighters are known for their valiant efforts to save and rescue persons and property from the searing arms of fire. Those who have had the opportunity to witness them in action know the levels of bravery associated with the job. … Continued


Belgian Trade and Economic Mission Calls on PM Golding

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, met with representatives of a high level Belgian Trade and Economic Mission at Jamaica House on Friday (March 6), during which new trade and investment opportunities between both countries were explored. The Prime Minister was also … Continued


Mobay Kiwanis Honour Women for Service to Society

Dr. Sheila Campbell- Forrester, Beverly Anderson-Manley, Karen Smith and Caroline Ramsay were recognized and honoured for their service to society by the Kiwanis Club of Providence, Montego Bay, on Wednesday (March 5). According to president of the Club, Mrs. Glenda … Continued


CD-ROM on Afro-Jamaican Religions Launched

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), on Wednesday (March 4), launched its much anticipated CD-ROM, ‘Afro-Jamaican Religions: Kumina, Revival and Rastafari’, at the Institute of Jamaica, in Downtown Kingston. Addressing an audience of some 200 high school … Continued


Jamaican Musher Wins ‘Challenge of the North’ Award

Jamaican sled dog musher, Newton Marshall, has been awarded the ‘Challenge of the North’ award for best exemplifying the spirit of the Yukon Quest, during the recent 1,000-mile international race held in the United States. The award, a polished caribou … Continued

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