Usain Bolt Foundation Donates 150 Dell Laptops to Rural Early Childhood Institutions

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The donation is part of the Foundation’s ongoing work to enhance the life experiences of children through education and cultural development. By Dave Reid for Jamaica Information Service Usain Bolt Foundation Donates 150 Dell Laptops to Rural Early Childhood Institutions The Usain Bolt Foundation on Friday (April 16) handed over 150 Dell laptop computers to the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Information, for distribution to Early Childhood Institutions (ECI) in rural areas. The devices, which are valued at US$40,000, were handed over during a ceremony held at the Ministry’s Heroes…

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More Jamaicans Interested In Farming

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The Minister noted that it is particularly encouraging to see many young persons, including women, getting into the profession. By Garwin Davis for Jamaica Information Service More Persons Interested In Farming – Minister Green Jamaican Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says there is growing evidence to suggest that even amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic, more persons have been expressing an interest in farming. Mr. Green, who was speaking at the National Irrigation Commission (NIC) office in Watchwell, St. Elizabeth, recently, said the pandemic has reinforced the importance…

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Jamaica Records Major Increase in Tourist Arrivals Over Easter Weekend

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Special commendation must also be given to our tourism partners and stakeholders for the hard work they also do in marketing Brand Jamaica to the world. By The Jamaica Ministry of Tourism Jamaica Records Major Increase in Arrivals Over Easter Weekend – Bartlett Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has outlined that Jamaica recorded a major increase in stopover arrivals over the Easter holiday weekend, with the island recording the highest number of visitor’s since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. “According to preliminary data from the Jamaica Tourist Board…

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Norwegian Cruise Line To Homeport A Vessel In Jamaica

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With this announcement, Jamaica now joins a number of other Caribbean destinations that will be homeports for leading cruise lines. By the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism Norwegian Cruise Line To Homeport A Vessel In Jamaica Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has revealed that Jamaica has finalized arrangements with global cruise company, Norwegian Cruise Line, to homeport one of their vessels in Montego Bay, with service set to begin on August 7, 2021. “I am very pleased to announce that Jamaica will be a homeport for Norwegian Cruise Line, which will…

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New Chairman of Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority Wants Ganja Industry to Earn Maximum Benefits Globally

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Mr. Flynn adds that he has a new strategic vision, which he hopes will find favour with the stakeholders and members of the cannabis industry. By Ainsworth Morris for Jamaica Information Service Reforming Jamaica’s Cannabis industry into one which earns maximum benefits globally, is the goal of the newly appointed Chairman for the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), LeVaughn Flynn. He was announced as the new Chairman for this agency of Government on February 23, by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw. Mr. Flynn, who has written several…

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