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Jamaicans Encouraged To Embrace The Possibilities That Can Result From The Country’s Transition To A Digital Economy

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is encouraging Jamaicans to embrace the possibilities that can result from the country’s transition to a digital economy. He noted that many times booms have come in the digital global economy and we have not been able to ride them. We are now on the upswing of the digital era. Let […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Jamaica has welcomed approximately two million visitors for the first half of 2019, earning US$2 billion in revenues. Last year, the country had record arrivals of 4.32 million visitors with earnings of US$3.3 billion. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr., highlighted the figures while opening […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

Jamaica’s Economy Has Been Experiencing Consistent Growth For Almost 18 Consecutive Quarters – Holness

Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness, says the local economy has been experiencing consistent growth for almost 18 consecutive quarters. Speaking to participants at the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation’s Strategic Leadership Retreat at Moon Palace in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, last week, Mr. Holness said Jamaica is seeing a return to sustainable periods […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

Jamaica’s Macroeconomic Achievements, To Date, Have Been Extremely Impressive – World Bank

Newly appointed World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Axel van Trostenburg, says Jamaica’s macroeconomic achievements, to date, have been extremely impressive. he said that he didn’t know any country that has achieved, over a sustained period of time, the fiscal adjustments and reforms as Jamaica has done, and produced a most […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

April Shaping Up To Be Another Good Month For Visitor Arrivals in Jamaica As Out-Turn Expected To Boost Stopover Arrivals To 900,000 For The First Four Months Of The Year.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that April is shaping up to be another good month for visitor arrivals, noting that he was expecting this to be a huge month as April is trending at eight per cent over the same period last year and that the numbers for Easter and Carnival are yet to […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

US$25M “Boosting Innovation, Growth And Entrepreneurship Ecosystem” Project Being Implemented By Development Bank Of Jamaica.

Over the next five years, a total of US$25 million will be invested in a project designed to finance and aid innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and business startups. Dubbed ‘Boosting Innovation, Growth and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (BIGEE)’ the project is being implemented by the Development Bank of Jamaica […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

The Economic Progress Made By Jamaica In Recent Times Can Be Used As A Model For Other Countries To Follow

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the economic progress made by Jamaica in recent times can be used as a model for other countries to follow. He noted that the economic successes gained came at great sacrifice by Jamaicans, but noted that there is social consensus among citizens about the changes that are needed for the […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

While Macro-Economic Indicators Continue To Have A Positive Outlook, The Country’s Micro-Economic Progress Remains Static.

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has called for a collaborative approach to improve the country’s micro-economic standing, in order to attain economic growth above 2 per cent. According to the Prime Minister, while macro-economic indicators continue to have a positive outlook, the country’s micro-economic progress remains static. The Prime Minister noted that Jamaica has been doing […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

Five Networks – Gastronomy, Sports & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Shopping, & The Knowledge Economy, Diversifying Jamaica’s Tourism Offerings And Creating Business Opportunities

Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, has emphasised the importance of the five networks in further diversifying the country’s tourism offerings and creating business opportunities among various sectors. The five networks – Gastronomy, Sports and Entertainment, Health and Wellness, Shopping, and the Knowledge economy – which were officially launched in December 2016 as […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery

Ian Dear Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Express Catering Limited Is Businessuiteonline.com’s 2018 Top Caribbean CEO, Ranking #1 And #4 On The List Of Top 50

Businessuiteonline.com, positioned as the Caribbean’s leading source for SME business news and features, has named Ian Dear, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Express Catering Limited (ECL) as its 2018 Top Caribbean CEO, ranking #1 and reporting a 320% improvement in net profit after tax for 2018 over 2017. Dear who is also Chief Executive […]

Inter-American Development Bank Believes Jamaica’s Proposed Transformation To A Fully Digital Economy Will Enhance Public Service Delivery