Tag: Jamaica


Inspiring Hundreds of Young Entrepreneurs in Jamaica Uncategorized

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” KINGSTON – On Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) hosted their first entrepreneur conference, ‘Young Entrepreneur: Own Your Future’. The conference was held at the Courtleigh Auditorium...

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The beauty of downtown Kingston Uncategorized

The theatre of violence. Downtown Kingston makes the headlines on many occasions. The neighbourhood is sadly best known for being the theatre of violence, a place plagued with many socio-economic issues that have led to the near abandon of the area. Once a thriving neighbourhood, the demise of downtown Kingston is the result of political corruption and criminal activity. This led to corporate abandon, reinforcing...

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Where_are_the_women_easypoli Uncategorized

The month of March marks the global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.  As a fervent women’s rights advocate, I always look for information on the status of women in the country where I live/work. I usually observe women interacting on the streets, at the grocery store, at the university and in my workplace. I meet with...

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Why Kingston? Uncategorized

For most people, Jamaica is a vacation destination, a Caribbean island with famous beaches. For others, it represents the motherland of reggae music; a place where musicality and spirituality are untied as one. If you go deeper into your research you’ll find that most of the information available online is about gang war over drug trafficking, especially in the capital city, Kingston. Everything mentioned above...

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