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Scotiabank has committed to funding 15 new scholarships for students attending the University of the West Indies (UWI) as part of the renewal of its sponsorship of the UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship.

MSBM  has been nominated for “Best of Chamber” (Small Enterprise) 2018 by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC)

T&T is economically situated in a place where it should be doing much better than it is currently doing when it comes to the ease of doing business. This according to the executive director of the Mona School of Business and Management in Jamiaca, Dr. David McBean.

At a media conference hosted at The University of the West Indies (the UWI) Cave Hill campus on Thursday, Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced that the regional university had climbed the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, following its debut last year.

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 240th year anniversary this year under the theme “Celebrating History and Heralding the Future”.

Jamaica should redirect austerity savings towards ­spurring exports, which would improve competitiveness, according to a long-standing researcher for the Global Competitiveness Report, published by the World Economic Forum, or Weforum.

Charity begins at home, says on-the-rise singjay Lanae.

She believes Jamaicans with wherewithal, be it entertainers or celebrities, ought to focus greater efforts on tackling poverty and social issues in Jamaica, rather than seeking to solve problems abroad. She scoffs at such gestures as “a blatant publicity grab”.

Jamaica, which suffers from high crime and lack of export-led growth, slipped by one spot in competitive rankings, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2019, published this week by World Economic Forum, or Weforum.

I wish to congratulate the UWItv team on moving to its own dedicated channel on the Flow Network, which now allows it to broadcast to 15 countries, 24 hours a day.

Technology giant Google has lent its might to empowering unattached Caribbean and Central American youth by providing them with digital and data skills through a programme called Caribbean School of Data.


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