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

SPORTSMAX & DIGICEL ACQUIRE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RIGHTS

  SportsMax and Digicel announced today that they have secured broadcast rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Russia, for 22 countries, through an agreement signed with DIRECTV. Following the successful carriage of the FIFA World Cup™ in 2006, 2010 & 2014 as well as the upcoming exclusive coverage of the 2020 Summer Olympics, SportsMax and… Continue reading SPORTSMAX & DIGICEL ACQUIRE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RIGHTS

Rainforest adds more solar capacity

Seafood trader Rainforest is doubling solar energy capacity at its plant in Montego Bay, from 0.5 megawatt to one megawatt, at a cost of $75 million. When the project is finalised in two to three months, Rainforest will possess the capacity to generate over 1.5 megawatts of solar power in Jamaica at its main complex… Continue reading Rainforest adds more solar capacity

PSOJ Endorses JamaicaEye: The National CCTV System

Howard Mitchell, PSOJ President; Endorsing the Launch of the JamaicaEye: The National CCTV System held at the National Indoor Sports Complex on March 14, 2018. President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) Howard Mitchell says there can be no progress nor prosperity unless the country develops our knowledge-based competence. Mitchell was speaking at… Continue reading PSOJ Endorses JamaicaEye: The National CCTV System

A call for Private Sector Support for Persons with Disabilities in Sports and Culture

Jennifer McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, PSOJ; presenting at The UWI Mona Regional Disabilities Studies Conference on March 12, 2018.   The UWI Centre for Disability Studies (UWICDS) held its Regional Disability Studies Conference on Wednesday March 7, 2018. The theme for this conference is “Enhancing the Disability Agenda through Sports and Culture in the Caribbean.”… Continue reading A call for Private Sector Support for Persons with Disabilities in Sports and Culture

Food For The Poor, a Beacon of Hope for 36 Years

Since 1982, Food For The Poor donors have provided life-transforming work throughout the Caribbean and Latin American. Hundreds of thousands of the forgotten, the hungry and the poor have been blessed with a new opportunity in life, renewing that spark of hope for them and future generations. Since inception, Food For The Poor donors have… Continue reading Food For The Poor, a Beacon of Hope for 36 Years

Digicel Foundation Boosts Gregory Park Youth Group

The Forward Step Foundation is striving to make a difference in the municipality of Portmore, St Catherine. Founded ten years ago by Gregory Park resident Miguel ‘Steppa’ Williams, the foundation is now benefiting from the support of the Digicel Foundation, which provided a grant of US$1.2 million over two years to expand its work in… Continue reading Digicel Foundation Boosts Gregory Park Youth Group