N.C.B. Foundation
yesterday at 22:27. Facebook
"A hug is a handshake from the heart!"

Give someone a hug today. You never know how much they might have needed it. #HappyHugDay #NCBF
N.C.B. Foundation
yesterday at 17:50. Facebook
Leave your stresses in the past, and move forward confidently. Today will be great!

Have an amazing #weekend! #HappySaturday #NCBF
Andrew Holness
01/20/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
Social Entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly popular among millennials. This country is blessed with citizens who are not just capable but excited at the prospect of creating their own jobs while giving back to the country.

Today I sat with Mr. Thione Niang, Social Entrepreneur, Political Strategist and Youth Advocate, born in Senegal. His dedication to helping youth learn skills and...
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Andrew Holness
01/20/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
Good fiscal management is something that we are strong on and I know that the opposition is also strong on. Investors can be rest assured that good fiscal management is a principle of governance in Jamaica. You can accurately manage and calculate your investment. Whatever we do, it is a partnership with the opposition, the civil society and various business groups and business interests.

I...
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JN Foundation
yesterday at 00:47. Facebook
Andrew Holness
01/20/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
Finance minister says transformation is about efficiency - Jamaica Observer.

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, says the public-sector transformation programme is about efficiency and economic wealth for Jamaica, and not people losing jobs.
Addressing the Mayberry Investor Forum, held on Wednesday at The Knutsford Court Hotel, in New Kingston, Shaw said for the process...
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JN Foundation
01/20/2017 at 18:59. Facebook
January 30 and 31! Mark your calendars for the SEBI Summit market place, the Jamaica Social Exchange-- the #socialenterprise version of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Come and see where it's at for a different kind of #entrepreneurship
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#Socent #4socent #SEBI #JNSBL4socent #usaid #jnfoundation #innovationjn #SEBIsummit #purposeusprofit
N.C.B. Foundation
01/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
These were a favourite among young and old! Who remembers them? Did you enjoy them? Tell us in the comments below. #FlashbackFriday
N.C.B. Foundation
01/20/2017 at 14:06. Facebook
It's #FunFriday! Do you remember using this contraption? What's it called? #HappyFriday #NCBF
Lisa Hanna
01/19/2017 at 17:29. Facebook
I am asking that the persons who took this Boer Buck hybrid from our Village Academy (our agricultural school in Jeffreyville South East St. Ann) to bring him back.
We use this Buck as a part of the herd for breeding and to train our students in husbandry, treatment of goats, tagging ... He was also being medically treated for a problem with his hoof and as such his meat would be contaminated...
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Andrew Holness
01/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Business, Consumer Confidence Break Election Curse

There was a sustained level of optimism and confidence in the Jamaican economy across both businesses and consumers in 2016, breaking the trend of dramatic declines in the post-election periods throughout the 15 years that the surveys have been conducted.

Data from the pre and post election periods in 2002, 2007 and 2011 show that the...
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Andrew Holness
01/19/2017 at 14:29. Facebook
At a time of great challenges, we must all come together as a nation to contemplate our actions to bring about change.

This morning at the National Prayer Breakfast I spoke about Jonah.

Jonah was a man who had faith in God. Though his faith was tested he renewed his commitment to the father and was delivered from great torment.

Like Jonah, we as a nation are constantly being tested. ...
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N.C.B. Foundation
01/19/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Here's a look back at our celebration with Excelsior High School in 2010! #TBT
N.C.B. Foundation
01/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
#ThrowbackThursday Who remembers this? What is it called? Tell us below! #NCBF
Andrew Holness
01/19/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Accommodation Identified for Wards at Clifton Boys’ Home

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says a more suitable temporary location for wards of the State from the Clifton Boys’ Home in Darliston, Westmoreland, has been identified.

He added that once the necessary contractual arrangements can be ironed out, the wards will be relocated...
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Andrew Holness
01/19/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Legal Aid Mobile Unit Begins Visits on January 17

The recently launched Legal Aid Council Mobile Justice Unit will begin visiting locations within the month of January 2017.

The first location to be serviced by the unit will be Canaan Heights, Clarendon, on January 17 at the Canaan Heights Community Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The unit will then make its way to March Pen, St....
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Andrew Holness
01/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Holness Supports Creative Industries Plan

Last week, the Jamaica Film Commission and the Creative Industries Unit staged an open day to educate the public on the little-known and developing techniques for film professionals in Jamaica.

The two-day exercise began on Thursday, January 12, and was hosted in JAMPRO's New Kingston business auditorium. It was designed to explore solutions for...
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Andrew Holness
01/18/2017 at 22:03. Facebook
The incoming vice-president of the United States Mike Pence has expressed his desire to visit Jamaica.

Pence was speaking with Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks this week at the Chairman’s Global Dinner and Diplomatic Ball in honour of Pence and President Elect Donald Trump.

The function was held at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington DC.

Close to 1500 members...
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Andrew Holness
01/18/2017 at 21:22. Facebook
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has lauded J Wray & Nephew for its investment in protecting the environment. The Prime Minister’s comments came this morning (Wednesday, January 18), after a tour of the company’s 234 Spanish Town Road Operations which has a state of the art solid waste recycling zone, waste water treatment plant and a Photovoltaics system.

Prime Minister Holness praised the...
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Andrew Holness
01/18/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
Reel Incentives - Gov't Committed To Supporting Jamaican Film Sector

JAMPRO board member Zachary Harding told The Gleaner last Thursday that moves are afoot to provide the Jamaican film industry with tangible support.

"We're pushing to mainly get the incentive structure in place. Historically, there were incentives and they were all taken away under one big omnibus system that said no...
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