NRSC ON THE ‘ROAD TO ZERO’ TRAFFIC DEATHS

The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) has partnered with researchers from the Johns Hopkins Centre for Injury Research & Policy at the Bloomberg School of Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, towards a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to prioritising road safety on a national level in Jamaica. In partnership with the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, Mona,… Continue reading NRSC ON THE ‘ROAD TO ZERO’ TRAFFIC DEATHS

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

Running Events Helps To Empower The Blind Community

Before the running of Everyone’s A Winner 5K and 10K, held on Sunday, April 29, 2018, road race organisers, Running Events Jamaica, committed to support the Jamaica Society for the Blind with the race proceeds. On Monday, October 8, the partners delivered on their promise, in collaboration with Food For The Poor Jamaica, to present… Continue reading Running Events Helps To Empower The Blind Community

Get comfortable with the floating exchange rate — Duncan

As firms’ expectations for economic growth waned and their willingness to invest in new plant and equipment dipped — primarily because of the depreciation of the Jamaican dollar against the United States currency — co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee Keith Duncan, is adamant that Jamaica must get comfortable with the floating exchange rate.… Continue reading Get comfortable with the floating exchange rate — Duncan

Guardsman Creates MOPS For Dirty Jobs

Guardsman Group now has a specialist cleaning arm branded as MOPS, or Masters of Property Sanitation. The company will offer both contract-based and one-off services for hospitals, hotel rooms, schools and office spaces. The company told the Financial Gleaner that the mode of operation will be based on a site inspection, where recommendations of frequency… Continue reading Guardsman Creates MOPS For Dirty Jobs

New Jesus Christ Center Opens to Empower Lucea Residents

The Sts. Philip and James Roman Catholic Church in Lucea, Hanover, now has space to effectively deliver its community outreach activities. The construction and handover of The Jesus Christ Center, a multipurpose facility on the grounds of the church, was made possible thanks to the generosity of Food For The Poor overseas donors. The new… Continue reading New Jesus Christ Center Opens to Empower Lucea Residents

Cash Pot Mega Pot players rack up $1.29 billion in winnings

CASH Pot players islandwide have racked up over a billion dollars in winnings at the end of the third week of Supreme Ventures’ latest promotion, Cash Pot Mega Pot, which kicked off on September 23. Players who haven’t played the new promotion only have one more week to cash in on the winnings, Supreme Ventures… Continue reading Cash Pot Mega Pot players rack up $1.29 billion in winnings

Address at Indian High Commission – ‘Satya Vaarta in Commemoration of the 150th Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi

“I am deeply moved to share these thoughts on the great Mahatma, Mohandas Gandhi with you, on this the commemoration of his 150th Birthday. I express my heartfelt gratitude to High Commissioner, His Excellency Sevala Naik and Mrs Naik for this honour,” expressed Jean Lowrie- Chin. My Jamaican-Indian father, Sydney Gopaulsingh, a Hindu, died when… Continue reading Address at Indian High Commission – ‘Satya Vaarta in Commemoration of the 150th Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi

Blind senator urges nation’s disabled to use every opportunity

SENATOR Dr Floyd Morris is urging people who are blind and visually impaired to take advantage of educational opportunities. Dr Morris, Jamaica’s first blind senator, made the call on World Sight Day, last week Thursday, as Jamaica Society for the Blind (JSB) launched activities to mark the day at its Old Hope Road, St Andrew,… Continue reading Blind senator urges nation’s disabled to use every opportunity