Category: Events

What’s Right With Jamaica? It’s Carnival!






Byron Lee is the man who must be credited with popularising the concept of Carnival in Jamaica. From as early as 1990, Lee introduced, on an extensive scale, the fire and fierceness of Trinidad’s Carnival culture to Jamaicans. That was








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We Connect International Releases Prelim Results from Study on Woman Business Owners in Caribbean & Latin America






WEConnect International in The Caribbean presented preliminary results of a study being prepared with the support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) on March 9, 2017. Increasingly, the positive connection among women, their economic empowerment, the growth of economies,








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Jamaican Civil Society Organisations Get Multi-Million Dollar Boost






The nation’s social infrastructure will receive a substantial boost through the launch of the European-Union funded Civil Society Boost Initiative (CSBI), a multi-faceted programme aimed at helping civil society groups to build capacity as they carry out their varied roles








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diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways from the Civil Society Boost Initiative Conference






RISE Life Management Services launched their Civil Society Boost Initiative on March 8, 2017, in a two-part event held at the Jamaica Conference Centre. The first part of the conference was dedicated to a ‘proper’ launch of the project, which is








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Jamaica Biennial 2017 Awards Announced






The Jamaica Biennial is one of the big highlights of Jamaica’s cultural calendar, and also a very important one, not only for the local visual arts community but also for the art world of the broader Caribbean region. In recent








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The Road Calling: diGJamaica’s Ultimate Carnival Checklist






Carnival season is earmarked on many calendars as a time for excitement and fun. In Jamaica, Carnival has become a staple around Easter time. Bands clad in brightly coloured costumes can be seen palaving and parading their way through streets,








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ADA AutoCircuit To Give Customers Unique Experience






What is the ADA AutoCircuit? The ADA AutoCircuit is an innovative four-day promotion designed to help consumers make well-informed decisions about buying a new car. Participating dealerships will open their doors to the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.








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diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways from the PSOJ Social Media Business Conference 2017






On February 28, 2017, the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) hosted its first Social Media Business Conference at the Worthington, Spanish Court hotel in Jamaica. The venue was full to capacity with attendees from all levels of business and








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Jamaica Biennial Exhibit 2017 opens on Sunday, Feb 26






The main opening function of the Jamaica Biennial 2017 exhibition will take place at the National Gallery of Jamaica on the Kingston Waterfront on Sunday, February 26, starting at 1:30 pm. The keynote speaker will be the Hon. Olivia Grange, MP, Minister of








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5 Fun Facts About the Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run






The Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run has become a highly anticipated staple on many corporate calendars in Jamaica. Heralded as a time for family, friends and coworkers to get some exercise, have tons of fun and also contribute to a good cause,








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