MARKET AT THE LAWN IS BACK FOR IT'S 2021 STAGING!For the past 11 years, Market at The Lawn has been the go-to event for Christmas holiday shopping. Described as an open-air flea market, the event provides local artisans and entrepreneurs who cannot allow a storefront to showcase their products to generate income over the season while encouraging persons to shop local.
Hugo App makes big moves with Delivery HeroThe newest entrant to the local delivery market Hugo has been acquired by Delivery Hero, the world’s leading local delivery platform. The agreement will see Delivery Hero acquiring the multi-category marketplace’s core food delivery and quick commerce business in Central America and the Caribbean.
CIDESCO Certification: A Step in the Right Direction for Postsecondary LearnersThe Face Place Institute recently held its first public event since attaining CIDESCO training school status. Scores of Jamaicans tuned into the live webinar entitled “Cidesco Certification: A Step in the Right Direction for Postsecondary Learners” to learn more about the new certifications and how that can impact opportunities for individuals and businesses in Jamaica. The event was a phenomenal success with the express support of Mrs. Carole Rose Brown, Director of the Jamaica Centre for ...
NUTRAMIX TO HOST GOAT SEMINARWith less than 30% of the 3.3 million kg of sheep and goat consumed annually being local, Newport Mills Limited, manufacturers of Nutramix animal feeds in partnership with Gold Mine Boers International, will host the first G.O.A.T seminar on August 4, 2021, on the grounds of Denbigh. The seminar comes on the heels of the brands' investment in the diversification of the small ruminant industry through the importation of animal genetics (goat semen) and will be led by Mr Samuel Golding, owne...
“Invest in Beauty as part of Jamaica’s Tourism Plan” - Says Face Place BossFollowing the announcement a couple days ago that weekly flights between Jamaica and affluent European country Switzerland had begun, at least one local stakeholder, Marie Hall Smith, believes that it is the perfect time to begin the aggressive quest in boosting tourism through diverse product offerings. Hall-Smith who is the principal of The Face Place Salon and Managing Director of The Face Place Institute of Aesthetics is confident that investing in beauty and wellness products along the...
Romeich Entertainment Partners With Corporate Jamaica to Provide Over 300 Food Packages To Families In NeedAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more families are affected by financial losses during this difficult time. Seeing the hardships faced by those in the Cockburn Gardens community where Romeich Entertainment is headquartered, business mogul Romeich Major decided to partner with corporate entities to provide food packages for over 300 families struggling during the pandemic.
Silo Wellness Hires Two Veterans of Lifestyle Marketing and Cannabis Industry to Promote Marley Line of Functional & Psychedelic Mushroom BrandSilo Wellness Inc. (CSE: SILO), a wellness company in the psychedelics and functional mushroom marketplaces, is pleased to announce the appointment of beer, wine and spirits brand marketing and communications expert, Stuart Kirby, as Vice President of Marketing & Communications as well as cannabis and hemp industries expert, Peter Holzworth, as Vice President of Business Development.
EAST PORTLAND MP URGES WOMEN & GIRLS ACROSS JAMAICA NOT TO BE DISCOURAGED BY VILE & MISOGYNISTIC COMMENTS SIMILAR TO THOSE MADE BY CRAWFORDMember of Parliament for Portland Eastern, the Jamaica Labour Party's, Ann-Marie Vaz J.P., says it would be good if Opposition Senator and Vice President of the PNP Damion Crawford, finds it within him to desist from making remarks which ultimately are an attempt to denigrate the dreams, aspirations and hard work of women and girls across Jamaica.
Minister of Health and Wellness reminds Jamaicans to Mask Up BEFORE You Talk UpThe Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton took to the streets of Spanish Town to launch the "Mask Up Before You Talk Up" initiative. This 6 week campaign will see community health aides visiting high traffic town centres across the island to remind individuals to protect themselves during the Christmas Season.
Pepsi-Cola Jamaica Launches 'Riddim Mania'Pepsi-Cola Jamaica has officially launched their ‘Riddim Mania 'promotion which will run from November 4 to December 31, 2020. The “Under The Cap” (UTC) promotion will give their loyal consumers the chance to win instant prizes valued at $45 Million and the opportunity to be entered for the grand prize of a 2020 Hyundai Venue valued at $4.6 Million.
Newport Mills Ltd. Partners With Ministry of National Security for Prisoner Rehabilitation Through Agriculture ProgrammeNewport Mills Limited (NPM), manufacturers of Nutramix, has partnered with the Ministry of National Security to install two new 9,000 square feet broiler units at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre (TFACC). The investment valued at JMD $30 million, includes installation of the broiler units, expertise on design and training. Newport Mills Ltd. designed and managed the project and donated J$ 7 million in goods and services.
Bad Behaviour on Social Media has Consequences "Inna Real Life.'Covid-19, and consequently, isolation, quarantine and government-imposed restrictions have caused an increase in time spent 'online', specifically on social media. Several of our daily activities have migrated into this virtual space, causing many a 'misstep' to occur. Business people and individuals alike, have found themselves being #Cancelled for comments made online and apologies abound for "wrong" statements, posts, shares and likes.
5 Benefits of Regular Check-UpsEveryone is busy from time to time. There’s school, that demanding new job, desperately trying to get that promotion, fitting in time for friends and family and endless other pursuits that fill our days each year. But in the midst of all that, do you make it your duty to fit in a doctor's visit, even when you're not sick? Many of us wait until we’re ‘near death’s door’ before we consider seeing a doctor, but doing so regularly has 5 life-altering benefits for our overall health and leaves us...
HOL Offering Online STEM Courses to Position Jamaican Students for Global OpportunitiesHalls of Learning Jamaica (HOL) has announced that starting this school year, they will be facilitating a variety of online courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, (STEM) to help supplement in-school learning, provide Jamaican students with useful skills and expose them to more opportunities within these fields.
SINGLE MOTHER OF SIX PROVIDED WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO START BUSINESSPepsi Cola Jamaica (PCJ) has announced 50 winners in their “Helping the Hustle” Initiative which was launched to help bridge the gap between income loss and keeping small businesses open amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Winners will receive a donation of products from Pepsi. And among the winners is single mother of 6, Nicole Miller, whose perseverance helped her secure what she calls “some much needed assistance” to get back on track financially.
Guidance During the COVID-19 Pandemic for People Living with DiabetesGood news or bad news first? We will go with the good news of course. The Good News: Your risk of getting very sick from Covid-19 can be reduced if you manage your diabetes effectively. The Bad News: Living with diabetes during the Covid-19 pandemic can put you at a higher risk of developing complications if infected by the virus
Canopy Insurance Commits To Transforming The Health Insurance IndustryWhat started out as a bold idea to disrupt and transform the health insurance industry, yesterday officially became a reality with the launch of Canopy Insurance. Backed by two of Jamaica’s leading companies - Grace Kennedy and The Musson Group, Canopy combines the sincerity of old-school customer care and the efficiency and simplicity of modern technology to deliver a “frictionless, hassle-free experience” to all their members.
Markets: A reasonable source for healthy eatingEating healthy can be hard for any number of reasons, especially during the festive season, but one sure way to incorporate healthier options into your diet is to go to the market where there is a wide array of fruits, vegetables and legumes to choose from. That said, Jamaica Moves is encouraging Jamaicans to eat healthy from their local markets, in a series of market pop-ups.
More Health Measures for Schools Come 2020The health and wellness of our children is of utmost importance. With this in mind, the Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton, in a series of pop-up school tours, visited Central High School to remind students and staff of the revised sugar limit for sweetened beverages in schools- 5g/100 ml per drink, which will continue in 2020. It is one of three measures being unveiled for school administration during the ministry’s school visits.
Pepsi Celebrates 20th Anniversary with James Bond Themed Soiree2019 marks the 20th anniversary of Pepsi Cola Jamaica and to commemorate the milestone the beverage company hosted a ‘James Bond 007’ themed soiree on Sunday, December 8th at the AC Marriott Hotel, Kingston. The elegant affair was not only an anniversary celebration but also a long service award ceremony, recognising employees who have been with the Pepsi team for 5 and 20 years.
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