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Jamaica Diaspora Conference 2019 – all you need to know
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Jamaica Diaspora Conference 2019 – all you need to know

Kingston will host the 2019 staging of the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, under the theme: Jamaica and the Diaspora: Building Pathways for Sustainable Development, at the Jamaica Conference Centre from June 16–20. The Conference, convened by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, has been positioned as the global forum that connects Jamaicans from all over the world for discussions and concrete actions in vital areas of national importance. This biennial staging will target expanding and building pathways for the Diaspora and Jamaica working together to prepare effectively for the Future within the context of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 which incorporate the core goals of the Vision 2030 National Development Plan. The focal a...
Diaspora Urged to Invest in Jamaica
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Diaspora Urged to Invest in Jamaica

Minister of State for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams, is urging overseas nationals to look to the island for investment opportunities. Delivering the keynote address at the biennial Jamaica Diaspora North East United States (US) conference held on June 16 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston, Mrs. Folkes-Abrahams cited prospects in information technology, tourism, health tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing. She said the government is well aware that the majority of the estimated two million Jamaicans were living overseas, mainly in the United Kingdom (UK), Canada and the US, wanted to make an even greater contribution to the social and economic development of the country, and is fully committed to taking decisive policy action to address the un...
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Trelawny Diaspora urged to Invest

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Port Authority of Jamaica, Noel Hylton, is urging the Trelawny Diaspora in the United States to invest in the development of the parish, citing the “exciting and dynamic projects” (more…)