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- 10/10/18--12:12: _World Mental Health...
- 10/19/18--13:44: _Film & Technology
- 10/20/18--06:59: _Business Intelligence
- 10/24/18--08:31: _Youth Can Do IT – L...
- 10/24/18--10:05: _Opportunities for Y...
- 10/28/18--04:25: _Video – Places to G...
- 10/31/18--18:27: _TVJ Climate Change ...
- 10/30/18--11:12: _Caribbean Sports wi...
- 11/05/18--08:28: _Environmental Arts Day
- 11/06/18--08:11: _Jamaica Diaspora Le...
- 11/15/18--10:18: _Lauren Le Franc Mer...
- 11/29/18--09:20: _Girls Who Know JA
- 11/29/18--10:11: _Turtle Hatching
- 11/29/18--10:22: _Scotiabank To Sell ...
- 11/30/18--08:09: _Tell Your MP
- 12/09/18--20:08: _NIR – December 7, 2018
- 12/10/18--16:47: _Tourism Arrivals Ga...
- 12/13/18--06:22: _Cooper’s Hill Prima...
- 10/10/18--12:12: World Mental Health Day 2018
- 10/19/18--13:44: Film & Technology
- 10/20/18--06:59: Business Intelligence
- 10/24/18--08:31: Youth Can Do IT – Lianne McNaughton
- 10/24/18--10:05: Opportunities for Youth in Jamaica
- 10/28/18--04:25: Video – Places to Go in St. Elizabeth
- 10/31/18--18:27: TVJ Climate Change Feature
- 10/30/18--11:12: Caribbean Sports with European Heritage
- 11/05/18--08:28: Environmental Arts Day
- 11/06/18--08:11: Jamaica Diaspora Leadership Summit
- 11/15/18--10:18: Lauren Le Franc Merging Coffee And Technology
- 11/29/18--09:20: Girls Who Know JA
- 11/29/18--10:11: Turtle Hatching
- 11/29/18--10:22: Scotiabank To Sell Nine Operations In Caribbean
- 11/30/18--08:09: Tell Your MP
- 12/09/18--20:08: NIR – December 7, 2018
- 12/10/18--16:47: Tourism Arrivals Gains Holding
On October 10th of each year, World Mental Health Day is celebrated. This year’s theme is ‘Young People and Mental Health in A Changing World’. World Mental Health Day allows stakeholders to come together and decide on ways to mitigate the effects of mental health illnesses. The topic has been gaining traction recently as there […]
“The film industry brings people together, and so does technology. I see them as similar platforms.” – Ashton Kutcher Computer science (and technology in general) can be mixed with most if not all fields of interest. The entire world is moving towards technological advancements and integrations. One such mixed field is that of film and computer […]
diG Jamaica sat down with Raquel Seville, the CEO of B.I. Brainz (Caribbean), to get more insight into what Business Intelligence is. This is a growing field in Jamaica heavily utilized by companies like Digicel. “Business Intelligence takes the guess work out of decision making. BETTER DECISIONS = BETTER QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.” – Raquel […]
Youth Can Do IT diminishes doubt in your creative self, opens a world of creativity and belief in ventures which you didn’t know you possessed. – Amanda Johnson, mentee Since it’s establishment in 2016 by Jamaican Lianne McNaughton, Youth Can Do IT has accomplished a considerable amount of work. The organization seeks to use technology […]
As the years go by volunteerism, summer camps and internship experiences become increasingly important for Jamaican youth. Here are some programs that you can consider: Advocacy JYAN – Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network Talk Up Yout Girls Who Know U-Report Visual & Performing Arts JANN – Jamaica Animation Nation Network Kingston Toon Fest JAFTA – Jamaica […]
Written by Danielle Mullings Climate change has become a more pressing concern in the Caribbean and communities across Jamaica. One of our local television stations, TVJ has produced four features shedding light on the situation and the community response. The features speak on the reality of climate change in the Caribbean evidenced by the coastal […]
From the ‘point of contact’ in 1492, European cultural institutions have impacted Caribbean society and culture. The remains of colonization by major powers like the...
It was indeed a happy day at Happy House when New Wave and Do Good Jamaica collaborated to put on an Environmental Arts Day. Kids were fully entertained as they painted, drummed and sang the tune of environmental awareness.
Representatives of the Jamaican Diaspora Leadership in the United States of America (USA) will be holding a three-day Leadership Summit, in Morrow, Georgia, to focus on the development of the organisation’s US-based leadership and strengthen its remit to Jamaica. The event will take place at the Morrow Center in Morrow, Georgia, November 16-18. “The main purpose of the Summit […]
Owner of True Blue Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, Lauren Le Franc, is embarking on a huge business venture by assisting coffee farmers globally. Her business is now registered in the UK as The Little Coffee Company and her mission is to bring a difference to the coffee industry with technological solutions. Her mission to help farmers […]
Developed in 2017 by 18 year old Chelsea Wright, Girls Who Know JA seeks to provide comprehensive sexuality education to the young people of Jamaica. This movement is led by youth under 20 years old which allows it to connect directly with this target population...
As the year halts to a close, most Jamaicans are eagerly awaiting the sounds of carols and the sights of Christmas lights. In St. Elizabeth the views are slightly different.
Scotiabank announced an agreement to sell its banking operations in nine non-core markets in the Caribbean to Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited. The countries included Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, according to a Scotiabank release. Republic Financial indicated that it will spend a total of US$123 million for the acquisition. “The purchase price represents a US$25 […]
Opening up the political process in this way will take some getting used to, but our entire political system can only gain from giving citizens greater ownership of the entire democratic process—by having a greater say and the much-needed transparency to monitor how their tax dollars are being spent. Julian Robinson MP South East St […]
While everyone was tracking the arrival of Buju Banton’s plane, an important economic indicator was released by the Bank of Jamaica – the Net International Reserve number. As at the end November 2018, reserves stood at US$2.899 Billion. While that number is still significant, it represents the fourth consecutive decline in reserves. That is the […]
New data released from the Jamaica Tourist Board revealed that Long Stay Arrivals were up 3.3% versus October 2017 to reach a new all-time high for the month of 162,552. That is considerable growth given that just 2 years ago, Jamaica was receiving only 135,467 visitors for the month of October. These visitors tend to […]
“Farming can be very creative,” said Aika Nakakomi, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer, as she scooped up a handful of compost and sifted it in a plastic barrel cut vertically in half. Creativity began just there, with innovative use of a plastic barrel which, she informed is among other recyclable materials namely plastic containers, […]