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JSE pressing for establishment of micro stock exchange

Referencing the success of the Junior Stock Exchange over the past decade, managing director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), Marlene Street-Forrest, says the JSE will be pressing for the establishment of the micro stock market. Street Forrest…

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Come for farming, stay for fun at agri shows – Jamaica Gleaner

Come for farming, stay for fun at agri shows  Jamaica GleanerGood, “clean family fun” with something of interest for every member of the household will be the order of the day at the two expositions hosted by the Jamaica ...

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History-making accountant for Caribbean conference

Highly respected United States-based accountant Kimberly Ellison-Taylor will be among high profile speakers confirmed for the 37th Annual Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean Conference to be held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New…

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MSMEs can reduce climate change effects by innovating

Energy expert and academic Dr Ruth Potopsingh says several of the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) face enormous risks from climate change, which need to be carefully managed using technology and innovation to mitigate or adapt…

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Weed Ed | Importance of landrace cannabis to new weed industry

Jamaica built its global cannabis reputation in the 1970s both as a producer and illegal supplier of potent sun-grown ganja. Around the same time reggae and Rastafari were expanding beyond the island’s shores, cannabis was a key ally for both. The…

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Girlz hopeful about national eligibility | Sports – Jamaica Gleaner

Girlz hopeful about national eligibility | Sports  Jamaica GleanerJamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says they have received positive responses for three of the four girls awaiting clearance from the ...

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Howard Ward up and running!

Despite experiencing a nightmarish near-death collision in February that left him with multiple rib fractures and a collapsed lung, Howard Ward is up and running – literally. The energetic 63-year-old businessman has been beating the pavement for…

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US$1 million for Chapelton Hospital renovation

Following an upsetting experience at the Chapelton Community Hospital, a native of the Clarendon community has pledged US$1 million towards the renovation of the facility. Last Monday, New York-based businesswoman Beverly Nichols donated US$500,…

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