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Going For Growth 2020-2021 budget targeting debt reduction

Feature | February 20, 2020
The Government is proposing to spend approximately 853 billion dollars for the 2020/21 financial year according to the Estimates of Expenditure tabled in the House of Representatives on February 11. Finance Minister Nigel Clarke provided comments on the figures, a first in recent time, as this is usually done after the estimates are referred to the Standing Finance committee. Press play to learn more on this edition of Going for Growth.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
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Feature | April 9, 2020
As school’s are out and the children are at home because of the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic, there may be increased levels of stress in the home for both parents and their children. Listen to Professor of Child Health and Development, Maureen Samms-Vaughn as she shares tips on how parents and caregivers can help their children to cope during this COVID19 pandemic.
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James Sawyers
Feature | April 9, 2020
For Jamaican who desire to start their own business, a lack of capital is often the biggest hindrance. And because money is the lifeblood of any business, it is a essential component of business startup and development.. As such the government is launching the Boosting Innovation, Growth, and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (BIGEE) Programme to provide support and funding for entrepreneurs who are starting out. If you're interested in learning more, press play.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
Feature | April 9, 2020
Due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) have closed its doors. this has left the young girls enrolled at the facility facing hardships. Many of the students depend on the Foundation to help meet their needs for food and diapers, while some branches house nurseries to care for their babies while the mothers go to school. The government is therefore looking for ways to fill that gap through the provision of dignity packages.Find out more about how you can help on this feature
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Feature | April 8, 2020
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
Feature | April 8, 2020
Each year the Government of Canada facilitates opportunities for Jamaican students to pursue academic studies in Canada through the EduCanada student recruitment fairs, staged by the Canadian High Commission. Student exchange initiatives are one of the key methods for Jamaicans to study in Canada. Trade Commissioner, Canadian High Commission, Yasmin Chong, was recently a guest on JIS Radio’s Studio 58A, where she outlined for host Vaughn Davis how student exchange works and how Jamaican students can benefit. Press play to hear more.  
Presenter: Anjuii James Sawyers
Producer: Vaughn Davis
Feature | April 8, 2020
With markets being one of the most essential industries to Jamaica's economy, plans are being made to redesign those in the corporate area to accommodate the large number of vendors. Find out how what is being implemented to complete this project within the next three months. 
Presenter: Jermi-Lee Nelson
Producer: Jermi-Lee Nelson
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