CMI Programmes Taylored For The Maritime Industry

The Caribbean Maritime Institute has the distinction of being the only facility in the region that is certified by the International Maritime Organisation as a training institution, The institution has been tailoring its programmes to meet the needs of a developing maritime Industry, Dr. Pinnock was speaking in a recent interview with Ian Boyne.

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JTEC Urging Students To Take Responsibility For Development

JTEC is being established as the regulatory and supervisory body for the tertiary sector Though the Commission has a key role in protecting all stakeholders Chief Executive Officer Maxine Henry Wilson is urging tertiary students to take responsibility for their own development and training

 

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The Work And Mandate Of J-TEC

The Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission JTEC is committed to improving the Country’s tertiary system by working with institutions to ensure that they are internationally competitive relevant and accessible, Chief Executive Officer of JTEC Maxine Henry Wilson recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss the work and mandate of the Commission

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Gov’t Is Seeking To Increase The Number Of JPs

The Government is seeking to increase the number of Justices of the Peace, in Jamaica as well as expand their role, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Carol Palmer says Jamaica has just over seven thousand JPs which is inadequate to meet the needs of the island.

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MFAFT Achievements Over Past Ten Months

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is responsible for advancing Jamaica’s foreign policy, the management of the country international relations and the promotion of its interests overseas, Portfolio Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss the work of the Ministry and its achievements over past ten months

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Jamaican Justice System

Improving the Jamaican justice system is high on the government’s agenda. Several reforms have already been introduced in specific areas and other initiatives are underway. Director of the Justice Reform Implementation Unit if the Ministry of Justice, Althea Mcbean recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss some of the measures being undertaken in this regard.

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Tourism Sector Achievements

Improving the Jamaican justice system is high on the government’s agenda. Several reforms have already been introduced in specific areas and other initiatives are underway. Director of the Justice Reform Implementation Unit if the Ministry of Justice, Althea Mcbean recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss some of the measures being undertaken in this regard

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Jamaican Workers Benefiting From JAMPRO

President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards says business investment opportunities are available across several sectors. In a recent interview with Ian Boyne, Mrs. Edwards highlighted a number of areas in which she says ordinary Jamaican workers can benefit

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JAMPRO Promoting Investment

Jamaica Promotions Corporation, JAMPRO continues to showcase business opportunities in export and investment to the local and international private sectors. President of JAMPRO Diane Edwards recently sat down with Ian Boyne to discuss the work of the Agency in promoting investment and the opportunities that exist in Jamaica.

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Major Anthony Anderson First National Security Advisor

Major General Anthony Anderson was recently appointed Jamaica’s first National Security Advisor. Crime has been a recurring problem in our society and eliminating it has great implications for the economy, well being of the nation’s people and overall success of the country. Major Anderson, in a recent interview with Ian Boyne sat down to discuss his plans to assist in addressing crime.

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Managing Diabetes

There is no cure for Diabetes. However there are things a diabetic can do to manage the condition. Leading Diabetologist in Jamaica Professor Errol Morrison recently sat down with Ian Boyne to talk about the disease and how persons can prevent or manage this common illness.

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PIOJ Managed Community Renewal Programme Pt 2

The Community Renewal Programme developed by the planning Institute of Jamaica, is working to create long-standing transformation in volatile and vulnerable communities across Jamaica. Programme Director Charles Clayton says new measures are being implemented to bring about even more positive results under the initiative.

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PIOJ Managed Community Renewal Programme

The Government continues to utilize various social intervention programmes to help improve the lives of citizens in vulnerable communities. Among the initiatives is the Planning Institute of Jamaica managed Community Renewal Programme . Programme Director for the CRP Charles Clayton recently sat down with Ian Boyne to provide an update on some of the programme achievements to date We bring you an excerpt of that interview.

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PIOJ Record Growth for July To September Quarter.

The Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ is reporting that the economy grew by 2.2 percent for the July to September quarter. Director General of the PIOJ Dr. Wayne Henry says this economic growth momentum is expected to continue in the months ahead.

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EGC Is Targeting A Five Percent Annual Growth

The recently established Economic Growth Council is targeting a five per cent annual growth in the country Gross Domestic Product over the next four years. The Council focus will be a method of implementation that encourages the Government of Jamaica to enter into action oriented declaration of intent with the EGC private sector groups unions and civil society.

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National Policy For Gender Equality

The Government, over the years, has placed added focus on issues pertaining to gender equality. Director of Policy and Research at the Bureau of Gender Affairs, Sharon Cockburn Robinson, recently sat down with Ian Boyne, to discuss aspects of the National Policy for Gender Equality.

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EGC Has Set A Target Of Achieving 5 Percent Growth

The recently established, Economic Growth Council has set a target of achieving 5 percent growth in four years. One of the initiatives outlined for accomplishing this objective is increasing access to capital and other business development tools among entrepreneurs. Chairman of the EGC, Michael Lee Chin outlined the council’s plan to accomplish this in a recent interview with Ian Boyne.

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