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Victim Blaming Pt. 2

After being the victim of a crime or another type of personal violation, persons often find themselves traumatized a second, third or several times afterwards, by experiencing the phenomena called victim blaming.

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Studio 58A – How To Become A Mediator Pt 3

Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF), John Bassie and Manager for the Foundation’s Mediation Training and Service Network, Sharon Young Palmer recently sat down with Vaughn Davis, host of JIS Radio’s online discussion programme Studio 58A, to share the benefits of signing up for the Foundation’s Mediation Training programme. We bring you an excerpt of their interview

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32nd Session of the Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission September 8, 2021

For the next two years Jamaica will chair the Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission (LACFC).  Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Department and Conservator of Forests, Ainsley Henry, will serve as President.

The election was conducted at the 32nd session of the LACFC, being hosted by Jamaica virtually from September 6 to 10. Find out more about the intended outcomes of this year’s session in today’s programme.

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Victim Blaming Pt. 1

On today’s programme we’ll look at some of its effects. We’ll also tell you how victims of crime can get assistance from the Victim Services Division, VSD.

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Youth in Agriculture Programme

The business of growing food for consumption is not only still relevant, but filled with numerous opportunities for interested persons to exploit.

Getting started in the sector can be challenge, but what if there was a programme that could help you find land, plant in-demand crops and find buyers?

That’s where the Youth in Agriculture Programme comes in.

All you have to do is put your idea in a business plan, source funding and apply?

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Studio 58A: Becoming a Mediator – September 7, 2021

Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF), John Bassie and Manager for the Foundation’s Mediation Training and Service Network, Sharon Young Palmer recently sat down with Vaughn Davis, host of JIS Radio’s online discussion programme Studio 58A, to share details about the organization’s Mediator training programme. Here’s an excerpt of their interview.

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Going For Growth September 6, 2021

PIOJ says short term economic prospects are positive, but the uncertainties of the pandemic continue to overshadow the projections. Listen here as we go for growth.

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PEP CHEETAH Challenge Scholarship Winners

It’s the start of the new academic year and several youngsters across the country are starting off with a leg up, after being awarded scholarships for topping their regions in the PEP CHEETAH Challenge Scholarship’ Competition.

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Jamaica’s Response To Cybercrime

Within the Caribbean, Jamaica is leading the charge to bolster the IT infrastructure to address existing and emerging cybersecurity threats, and to develop a cadre of suitably trained IT professionals.

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RGD reintroducing certificate delivery service September 3, 2021

As part of its commitment to improve customer service, the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) will be reintroducing its certificate delivery service in September…and getting married at the RGD is about to be even easier!

We give you some updates from the RGD right now.

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MIIC and MCGES WES Phase 2 Project

 From the corner shop to the cook shop, to your favourite street vendor, chances are you have done business with a female operator. There’s no doubt that female business owners are an important feature of our economy.

But though many run their operations with a smile, not all are able to overcome the obstacles that come with doing business.

Enter the Women Entrepreneurship Support Project. It was created by the Ministry of Industry Investment and Commerce in collaboration with the Ministry of Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport through the Bureau of Gender Affairs to address several challenges faced by female entrepreneurs

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Going For Growth August 30, 2021

Higher growth being projected for this fiscal year but brace for higher interest rates. That and more from the Bank of Jamaica as we go for growth!

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