Growth of Entrepreneurship in Jamaica

The COVID 19 pandemic has motivated many Jamaicans to start their own businesses. The rise in entrepreneurship has also spurred increased interest in support programmes for persons new to the world of business, among them the Jamaica Business Development Corporation.

Deputy CEO of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation, Harold Davis recently sat down with Theodore Henry on JIS television programme Get the facts to discuss the growth of entrepreneurship in Jamaica.

Here’s and excerpt of their interview.

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CARE update part 3

Funds allocated to Poor Relief and Public Assistance Departments under CARE programme. Listen this drama for the update.

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Jamaica in Glasgow for COP 26- November 3, 2021

A delegation from Jamaica, led by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness travelled to Glasgow, Scotland for the highly anticipated 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event is being held October 31 to November 12.

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CAC Roles and Responsibilities

Everyday many Jamaicans buy goods and services from local business owners. But not all purchases go according to plan and customers may need to return their items.

But what if they can’t resolve the situation amicably with the store operator? That’s where the consumer affairs commission (CAC) comes in.

Their role is to help consumers resolve disputes with local business owners.

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CSEC Feature – Rox-Anne McKoy Chambers

We hear from the perspective of Educator, Rox-Anne McKoy Chambers, what the 2020 to 2021 academic year was like, for her and her CSEC Chemistry students.

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Jamaica Post Celebrates 350 Years!

From offering telegram services, delivery via bicycles and bikes, and using new technological solutions, the Jamaica Post has cemented itself as an outstanding logistics provider locally and globally. On October 31, 2021, the entity celebrated its 350th anniversary under the theme “Transformation Through Innovation”.

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CSEC Achiever – Karena Gayle

Montego Bay High School for Girls graduate, Karena Gayle, despite her procrastination, the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of virtual classes, copped nine CSEC subjects with distinctions (Grade 1’s).

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Careers In Cybersecurity – October 29, 2021

Within the Caribbean, Jamaica is leading the charge to bolster the IT infrastructure to address cybersecurity threats, and develop a strong cadre of IT professionals. With that in mind, Jamaican youngsters are being encouraged to consider careers in IT so they can help shore up the country’s defenses against these types of threats.

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TV Get The Facts – Improving Math Skills Part 2

National Mathematics Coordinator, Dr. Tamika Benjamin recently sat down with Theodore Henry, host of the discussion programme ‘Get The Facts,’ to share the details about a partnership between the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and the National Parenting Support Commission geared towards helping parents assist their children in developing the problem solving and critical thinking skills needed to use mathematics in their lives. We bring you an excerpt of their discussion.

 

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CARE Baskets! October 27, 2021

Vulnerable persons and those adversely affected by COVID-19 are to benefit from a $1-billion national food drive being implemented by the Government. Learn more in this drama.

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BSJ Client Service Programme

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) has launched a Client Services Programme geared at helping business owners receive technical assistance and support.

The goal is to improve the quality of goods and services offered to consumers in Jamaica and overseas.

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TV Get The Facts – Improving Math Skills

National Mathematics Coordinator, Dr. Tameka Benjamin, recently sat down with Theodore Henry, host of the discussion programme ‘Get The Facts,’ to share initiatives geared towards improving problem-solving and critical thinking skills, while teaching students how to apply them in their everyday lives. We bring you an excerpt of their discussion.

 

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TV Get The Facts – Ministry Of Education, Youth and Information

Acting Chief Education Officer, Dr. Kasan Troupe, recently sat down with Theodore Henry, host of the discussion programme ‘Get The Facts,’ to share various initiatives in place to provide support to teachers that are in place to help them keep abreast of and review the tools needed to navigate their classroom in the online space.

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Virtual Expo Jamaica 2021

The Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA’s) national trade expo, Expo Jamaica, has gone virtual.

On October 27 from 8:30 am to 5pm JMEA members and the public will get to participate in this year’s virtual edition of the trade show.

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