Day: September 15, 2021

Additional US$5.2 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Jamaica Provided by United States

The  United States—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday—announced US$5.2 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance for Jamaica. Specifically, these funds will support the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) to address urgent needs and fill gaps in order to accelerate widespread, equitable access to and the delivery and up-take of safe effective COVID-19 …

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UK Minister gets a first-hand view of reconstruction projects in Saint Lucia

Minister of State for Business, Energy, and Clean Growth from the United Kingdom, Hon. Ann Marie Trevelyan visited Saint Lucia to witness first-hand some of the adaptation projects funded by the UK Government. One of the key projects she visited was the Millennium Highway and West Coast Road Reconstruction Project. “So I am really looking …

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Business Skills App to provide training to women entrepreneurs in Guyana

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in collaboration with ExxonMobil Foundation and ActionINVEST Caribbean Inc. on Tuesday, launched the HerVenture Business Skills Mobile App aimed at providing skills training to women entrepreneurs across Guyana. First Lady, H.E. Arya Ali and Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr. Vindhya Persaud, MP, were at the launch …

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Jamaica Agriculture Minister Plans To More Than Double Overseas Employment Programme

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Karl Samuda, says he is looking forward to working with the relevant stakeholders for further development of the Overseas Employment Programme. He made the remarks at a send-off ceremony held recently at the New Kingston offices of the National Insurance Fund for farmworkers heading to the United States of …

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