JAMPRO Film Fund

As part of efforts to make it more financially viable to shoot in Jamaica, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is moving to establish a national film fund that will help cover the cost of filming in Jamaica.

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PCJ’s Renewable Energy Scholarship Outstanding Student

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica has chosen this year’s winner of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Renewable Energy Scholarship. The deserving recipient of this year’s award is Arlando Dunkley who hails from the parish of St. Catherine and is a past student of St. Jago High School.

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Going for Growth – Rural Water Supply Improvements

The Government is making moves to ensure that every citizen finds it easier to access potable water. This is to be enabled under a new water sector policy being prepared by the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.

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Jamaica Diaspora Conference 2019

The 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference is set for June 16 to 20 under the theme: “Jamaica and the Diaspora: Building Pathways for Sustainable Development”. The conference, being convened by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, will connect Jamaicans from all over the world, for dialogue and development of concrete actions in areas of national importance.

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MTM – Tender Process for SCHIP to begin soon

Jamaicans in the east can look forward to road improvement coming their way under the Southern Coastal Highway Improvement Project, SCHIP. The tender process for the local component of construction works under SCHIP is slated to begin shortly.

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Small Business Association of Jamaica SBAJ’s MSME Conference

The Micro, small and medium enterprise MSME sector is the lifeblood of Jamaica’s economy, providing thousands of jobs for Jamaicans and a creative space for local entrepreneurs. The Small Business Association of Jamaica SBAJ’s MSME Caribbean conference 2019 will provide MSME operators with a space to network and share best practices to take their business to the next level.

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MEGJC- NHT New Benefits

Now is the time to build and buy houses! The pool of opportunities has expanded with the introduction of new measures from the National Housing Trust (NHT); all aimed at improving affordability and access to its products.

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Energy Efficiency & Conservation Programme (EECP).

On November 22, 2011, the Government and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) entered into a technical cooperation agreement which birthed the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programme (EECP). But what, one might ask, is the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programme (EECP) all about?

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Studio 58A – CPFSA Adopting A Child

Adoption Officer for the Child Protection and Family Services Agency’s Western Division, Lisa Hill, recently visited JIS Radio’s Studio 58A, to discuss the adoption process with host Vaughn Davis.

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Chrissy’s Coils

Christen’s entrepreneurial journey began out of a dire need for funds to continue her dream of becoming a lawyer.

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More Housing Opportunities

The HAJ is making arrangements to start 3000 housing projects during the first quarter of the new financial year, for the period April 1 to June 30 this year.

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Outsource2JA Conference

Montego Bay St James will come alive on April 11 – 12 when buyers from across the world head to the Montego Bay Convention Centre for the Outsource to Jamaica Conference 2019.

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Universal Service Fund Internet Drive

Determined to make a difference for the people of Jamaica, the USF not only provides public Wi-Fi hotspots but also ongoing training and devices to ensure beneficiaries can make the most of the technology.

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Going for Growth – Inflation Targeting

Is Jamaica ready to adopt an inflation targeting regime? And what are the benefits to low inflation? We discuss that and more this week with Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke.

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The PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF) Mission Accomplished

The PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF), as an independent body will cease to exist at the end of March.The Fund is to be integrated into the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, with all its assets and a small amount of liabilities controlled by the fund transferred to the Ministry.

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