Rising Star Winner Akeem “Short Boss” Smith partners with Digicel Foundation to renovate basic school in Portmore

The Reliance Basic School in Braeton, St Catherine is in for a major upgrade, thanks to a partnership between 2017 Digicel Rising Star winner Akeem “Short Boss” Smith and Digicel Foundation. Akeem has chosen the school as his charity of choice to benefit from the Foundation’s donation of J$1.5 million that’s part of his overall… Continue reading Rising Star Winner Akeem “Short Boss” Smith partners with Digicel Foundation to renovate basic school in Portmore

Healthy Catch! Rainforest Seafoods ‘reels in’ internal Jamaica Moves programme

Rainforest Seafoods recently became the latest corporate company to launch their internal Jamaica Moves programme. The launch, held at the company’s headquarters, follows the Ministry of Health’s Jamaica Moves Get Moving Corporate Challenge launched in July this year. Bethany Young, marketing manager at Rainforest Seafoods, pointed out that the core of what the company does… Continue reading Healthy Catch! Rainforest Seafoods ‘reels in’ internal Jamaica Moves programme

National Journalism Week | Public Lecture and Panel Discussion: “Who’s Watching the Watchdog? Media Regulation in Jamaica & Elsewhere.”

THE PRESS ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICA | JAMAICA PEGASUS HOTEL MEDIA ADVISORY Telephone: 876.631-6390 or 876.348-1682 Email: pressassociationjamaica@gmail.com Who: Press Association of Jamaica What: Public Lecture and Panel Discussion: Who’s Watching the Watchdog? Media Regulation in Jamaica & Elsewhere Where: Jamaica Pegasus Hotel When: Monday November 27, 2017 at 6:00pm Background: This year, activities for National… Continue reading National Journalism Week | Public Lecture and Panel Discussion: “Who’s Watching the Watchdog? Media Regulation in Jamaica & Elsewhere.”

National Journalism Week | Western Jamaica Forum: “Who’s watching the Watchdog? Media Accountability in Jamaica & Elsewhere.”

THE PRESS ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICA – 5 EAST AVENUE, KINGSTON 8 | UWI MONA – WJC PRESS ADVISORY Telephone: 876.631-6390 or 876.348-1682 Email: pressassociationjamaica@gmail.com Who: Press Association of Jamaica/UWI Mona – WJC What: National Journalism Week Western Jamaica Forum: “Who’s Watching the Watchdog? Media Regulation in Jamaica & Elsewhere.” Where: Lecture Room – E202 The… Continue reading National Journalism Week | Western Jamaica Forum: “Who’s watching the Watchdog? Media Accountability in Jamaica & Elsewhere.”

Food For The Poor Responds with Aid to the Desperate in Puerto Rico

Recently, Food For The Poor packed four tractor-trailer loads of relief items for shipment to Puerto Rico from its warehouse in Coconut Creek, Fla., with the following items: Nonperishable food Batteries, flashlights and lanterns Two-burner liquid petroleum gas (propane) stoves Tarps Blankets Baby diapers and hygiene items Five-gallon buckets with cleaning supplies Commercial-grade and standby… Continue reading Food For The Poor Responds with Aid to the Desperate in Puerto Rico

Derby lifts spirits on Wray & Nephew Fight Night

Amateur middleweight boxer Ian Derby confirmed his improving status with a sound, unanimous points decision over the rugged Guyanese Desmond Amsterdam at Alpart Sports Club in St Elizabeth on Saturday night. Derby’s win gave Jamaica a well-earned leveller against Guyana on the four-fight amateur card in the Wray & Nephew Fight Night Boxing Series Jamaica… Continue reading Derby lifts spirits on Wray & Nephew Fight Night