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$50 Million Available to Small Fishers


The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, is advising that a revolving loan of $50 million, administered by the National People's Co-operative Bank, is available to small fishers to move the sector forward.

Fishers can use loans to retool, purchase additional equipment, boats, engines and other inputs. The repayment schedule is negotiable, and is based on the circumstances of the individual.


JNSBL Gets $250 Million to On-Lend to Small Businesses


Jamaica National Small Business Loans Limited (JNSBL) has received $250 million from the Development Bank of Jamaica(DBJ) to on-lend to micro and small businesses.

This is part of the Government's stimulus package to assist the sector in the current financial crisis. The first tranche of $125 million was received on Wednesday (February 18).

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Jamaica Adds Dedicated Volunteer Initiative Page To Official Website

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Monday, 13 October 2014

The Jamaica Tourist Board has added a dedicated page to its website for visitors who desire to volunteer during their vacation trip to the island. Visitors can now easily plan volunteer experiences through this voluntourism initiative.  The combin...



Africa’s Hidden Hunger

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Saturday, 14 March 2015

DAR ES SALAAM – Just over 20 years ago, South African photographer Kevin Carter shocked the world with a controversial photograph of a famished young Sudanese child being watched by a vulture during a famine. Critics slammed the shot as “disaster ...


Self Improvement

If Money Were No Object

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Thursday, 14 July 2011

Let’s face it. The business will always need something else. Just like there will always be people who will ask for your help. Where we get caught is when we begin to believe that we can actually bring the

“need” to a close. “If I can just make ano...