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Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, has lauded the disabled community for its contribution to Jamaica’s rich cultural industry.

The current standoff between so many public-sector workers and Government, the extent to which negotiations have dragged, and promises made and not kept is a failure of leadership.

Last week was a unique week in America's history as young people and parents verbally castigated their law makers for their failures to act on the issue of gun control. What was new? Mass killings - No! Mass killings in school - No! Mass killings by a deranged person - No! And I could go on and on but you get the point.

As part of its ongoing research for public policy and public education, Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) recently hosted an Executive Seminar entitled Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Being Unprepared is Not an Option for Directors at the Regional Headquarters, University of the West Indies....

Thanks to a relatively new facility the university is touting as the the first and only of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean to date, students at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona have ready access to real-time financial market data for the purpose of creating their own investment portfolios and developing trading strategies for educational purposes.

Family-owned businesses are the throttle needed for rapid expansion of Jamaica's economic growth projections, says Dr Lawrence Nicholson, head of the Decision Sciences and Information Systems Unit at the Mona School of Business and Management.

Nicholson, who was making a presentation at the Jamaica Exporters' Association's

The brouhaha that has emerged on social media in response to the  US$5,000 grant to popular artiste Etana is another reminder that Jamaicans are really well down the wicket of misunderstanding. In cricket terms that may indicate that we are about to be stumped.

The weekly letters he receives from students pleading for financial help has convinced Omar Sweeny, managing director at the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), that organisations like his must step up to the plate in creating avenues that will assist students in realising their dreams.

Leading the way in Jamaica’s move towards an agile workforce, National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) has committed itself to nurturing a new generation of digital professionals.

ONE OF Jamaica’s top business schools has been presented with a major award in London.

The Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) won the Business School Innovation Award for its Financial Markets Lab, at the Annual AMBA (Association of MBAs) Gala Dinner and MBA Excellence Awards held in London on February 2.


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