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JSIF Social Intervention Committee

Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF Omar Sweeney also wears the hat of Deputy Chair of the Social Intervention Committee of the Mt Salem Zone of Special Operations. In a recent interview with Ian Boyne, Mr Sweeney … Continued

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JAMPRO Harness Diaspora Members And Create Investment Opportunities.

The government has identified partnerships with the Jamaican Diaspora as a key strategy to increase foreign direct investment into Jamaica. In a recent interview with Ian Boyne, President of JAMPRO, Jamaica’s Trade and Investment Facilitation agency, Diane Edwards outlined some … Continued

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Deportation Or Involuntary Return Migration

Deportation or involuntary return migration is a sensitive issue for a number of reasons. Up next, Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Seth George Ramocan outlines how Jamaica’s overseas missions seek to ensure a smoother return for Jamaicans who … Continued

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FCJ To Develop Corporate Area

The Factories Corporation of Jamaica has plans to expand the commercial and productive space available for business process outsourcing in Portmore, St. Catherine. The Garmex Free Zone in Kingston is also undergoing rennovation as part of plans to modernize and … Continued

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FCJ Recapped The Steps Taken During The Restructuring Reriod

The Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) underwent a period of restructuring over the last year, geared towards streamlining the agency’s processes, and better enabling it to fulfil its mandate of enhancing national development by providing quality commercial space to qualified … Continued

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FCJ Undertaking Major Development Projects In St. Thomas

The Factories Corporation of Jamaica is undertaking several major development projects in St. Thomas, geared at generating jobs and stimulating economic growth. Chairman of the Factories Corporation of Jamaica, Mr. Lyttleton Shirley, shed some light on these developments in a … Continued

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How JSIF Fund’s Work In Disaster Mitigation Efforts

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF is increasingly recognised for its work in vulnerable communities across Jamaica. Up Next, JSIF Managing Director Omar Sweeney discusses the fund’s work in disaster mitigation efforts.

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JSIF Functions And Achievements

The Jamaica Social investment Fund, JSIF has been providing social intervention for the past twenty years, mobilizing resources and channelling them to community-based socio-economic infrastructure and social services projects.  Managing Director of JSIF, Omar Sweeney, recently sat with Ian Boyne … Continued

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Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act 2010 Revised

Parliament recently approved the Plea Negotiations and Agreement Act, a revision of the soon to be repealed Criminal Justice (Plea Negotiations and Agreement) Act 2010. Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck has expressed optimism that with the passage of the new legislation, … Continued

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National Road Safety Council Mandate

June is Road Safety Month. Executive Director of the National Road Safety Council, NRSC Paula Fletcher says the Council’s mandate involves reducing the number of crashes on the nation’s roads. Mrs. Fletcher who was speaking in a recent interview with … Continued

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SBAJ Hugh Johnson

President of the SBAJ, Hugh Johnson, recently sat with Ian Boyne to discuss opportunities for regional networking expected to flow from the conference.

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OUR Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary

The Office of Utilities Regulation OUR is celebrating its 20 year anniversary this year.  Director General of the OUR Ansord Hewitt recently sat down with Ian Boyne to recap one of the agency’s major achievements. Here’s an excerpt of the … Continued

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Issues & Answers – NHF Pt #2

Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Fund, Everton Anderson, recently sat down with Ian Boyne to outline the various measures being taken to ensure persons have numerous options to obtain their medication.

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Issues & Answers – NHF Everton Anderson

Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Fund, which executes the Public Sector Pharmacy Partner Programme, Everton Anderson, recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss the implementation of the initiative. We bring you an excerpt of that interview.

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Metry Seaga The Benefits Of Special Economic Zones

Ian Boyne recently sat down with Vice Chairman of JAMPRO, Metry Seaga, to outline the benefits special economic zones stand to generate for the country. We bring you an excerpt of that interview.

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EU Partnered With The Gov’t Of Jamaica

Head of the European Union Delegation to Jamaica, Malgorzata Wasilewska, recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss a few of these initiatives and the positive outcomes reaped.

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Initiatives Undertaken By The EU In Justice Sector

Head of the European Delegation to Jamaica, Malgorzata Wasilewska, recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss initiatives being undertaken by the EU in the justice sector.

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Kenute Hare: outline Safe Driving Habits

Director of the Road Safety Unity, Kenute Hare, recently sat down with Ian Boyne to outline the importance of adhering to the speed limit when driving, and remind about other safe driving techniques.

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The Citizen Security and Justice Programme

The Citizen Security and Justice Programme, CSJP has been transforming lives across Jamaica for the past 16 years, establishing itself as the Ministry of National Security’s flagship social intervention initiative. Up next, CSJP Communications and Social Marketing Coordinator Patrice Nephew … Continued

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Floyd Green Part 2- A Revised Youth Policy

The government has developed a revised Youth Policy which State Minister for Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green expects will be tabled in Parliament by July this year. Minister Green provided an upgrade on the policy during a recent interview … Continued

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