July 29, 2021

Jamaica reaffirms infrastructure investment commitment

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By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has reiterated the Andrew Holness government’s commitment to providing an enabling infrastructure for investment. In addressing the opening ceremony of the third staging of the nation’s premier investment event, the Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), at the Iberostar Convention […]

JAMPRO: Montego Bay hosts Jamaica Investment Forum

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Jamaica’s business climate remains ripe for investment and the island’s trade and investment promotions agency, JAMPRO, will highlight that during the third staging of the Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), scheduled to take place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 12-14, 2018. The event, to be held under the patronage of Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, will […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew, team return from fact-finding visit to Jamaica

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Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew, returned over the weekend from a fact-finding visit to prominent commercial entities in Jamaica, to gain a better understanding of their working and their success. The visit was part of a broader two-day courtesy ministerial visit led by Deputy Premier and Minister for District Administration, Tourism […]

Greater levels of priority must be given to the Outsourcing Sector

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, 10th January 2017: Given the existing contribution of the outsourcing sector to job creation in the Caribbean region, coupled with its potential for expansion, calls are being made for greater levels of priority to be given to the outsourcing sector. Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency Pamela Coke-Hamilton said more needs […]

JAMPRO appoints National Coordinator to increase outsourcing investments

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From South Florida Caribbean News Kingston, Jamaica –  The Government of Jamaica, through the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has contracted the services of a National Coordinator for the country’s Outsourcing industry. The coordinator, business leader Roger Williams, will be based at JAMPRO with the mandate of creating […]

18 Companies to Promote Products Under JAMPRO’s Caribbean Market Mission

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By Alecia Smith From JIS Story Highlights Eighteen Jamaican companies will benefit from the promotion of their products in three countries over a two-week period under Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) Caribbean Market Mission Launched at JAMPRO’s New Kingston offices yesterday (May 29), the mission will facilitate visits to Barbados, Trinidad and The Bahamas from June […]

Sugar Association of the Caribbean convenes: Industry Leaders to look at future of Sugar with end to EU Market Looming

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE BY SUGAR ASSOCIATION OF THE CARIBBEAN AND THE CARIBBEAN COUNCIL For immediate release (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The EU’s quota management for sugar will end on 30 September 2017 and is expected to lead to a fall in prices towards the international sugar price and a decrease in sugar imports […]

JAMPRO demands retraction from Caribbean News Now

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Diane Edwards (centre), president of JAMPRO, addresses journalists during a press conference at the JAMPRO offices in Kingston on Thursday. Looking on are Robert Scott (left), vice-president of export and marketing development, JAMPRO, and Claude Duncan (right), vice-president of investments and promotions, JAMPRO. Photo: Ian Allen/Gleaner By Caribbean News Now contributor KINGSTON, Jamaica — On […]

Simpson Miller describes former Jamaica agriculture minister as “one of a kind”

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday August 29, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller led the tribute to her former agriculture minister, Roger Clarke, who died in the United States on Thursday, describing him as “one of a kind”. Clarke, 74, had been at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida since mid-July where he […]