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Gov’t to revise investment limits for pension funds

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Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that the Government will revise investment limits to allow pension funds to invest in venture capital, which they are currently restricted from doing. Addressing the Compete Caribbean…

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Manufacturers, exporters encouraged to explore markets in Haiti

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Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (JMEA) President Metry Seaga is encouraging local manufacturers and exporters to explore untapped markets that exist in the neighbouring state of Haiti. “Jamaica and our region remain…

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SDC refunds constituencies in part

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The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Pro-gramme Management Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister has confirmed receipt of $24 million out of the approximately $109 million that the Social Development Commission (SDC) owes to a number of…

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Jamaicans urged to prepare for duty-free trading

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Jamaicans have been encouraged to get their businesses in order to tap into the huge export potential when Haiti opens up for duty-free trading less than a year from now.President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), Metry…

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More animators needed in Jamaica - Maitland

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With the value of the global animation industry now at an estimated US$254 billion and projected to reach US$270 billion by the end of 2020, senior lecturer and programme director of animation, production and development at the University of…

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Youth mayor seeks to engage peers - Young leader wants to bridge gap between youth and politics

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York Castle 11th grade student Bobby Francis was last Thursday elected youth mayor of St Ann’s Bay for 2018-2019 after a lengthy election process at the Ocho Rios High School.Nine-year-old Davi-Ann James, a grade-five student of Priory Primary and…

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‘I did it for my two girls’ - Fitness expert survives high waves and arrest to keep alive ‘awareness journey’

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Fitness expert Jae Edwards, the owner of Sprytraining Fitness, who had set out on circumnavigating Jamaica in a kayak to raise awareness about the risks of lifestyle diseases, almost lost his own life when the seacraft he was making the journey in…

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Andre Haughton | Things Jamaican, a vision of Edward Seaga derailed by politics

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In 1963, just after Jamaica received Independence, there was a need to intertwine the Jamaican culture with meaningful enterprise. The Government established a company called “Things Jamaican” to produce and supply to a global marketplace things…

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Hello Mi Neighbour | How to get a salary increase

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Hello mi neighbour! Good news for all employees! You can now send simple, silent messages to your employers that leave them no option but to increase your salary!No need, therefore, to ask, badger, protest, lobby or undermine anyone anymore for a…

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Jamaican diaspora urged to develop stronger voice in USA

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WASHINGTON, DC:Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr., has called on the leaders of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States to come together and develop a road map to give a stronger,…

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