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Jamaica Must Benefit Economically from Exporting Culture
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Jamaica Must Benefit Economically from Exporting Culture

The Minister of Youth and Culture the Hon. Lisa Hanna, has said she intends to ensure that Jamaica increased its foreign exchange earnings from its cultural content with the proper management and marketing of its products and content. Minister Hanna’s comments came today as she received a courtesy call from officials of the Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC). "I firmly believe that substantially increasing our foreign exchange earnings is a sure path to economic growth for Jamaica and I believe that right now we have a great opportunity to produce market and sell our cultural content to the world." Minister Hanna also said that the CPTC must consider broadening its basic training offerings to our young people into areas such as sound, lighting and film so that we can create a c...
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Young Jamaicans connected to Internet

Nearly three quarters of Jamaican youths are logging on to the Internet to find information and to interact with their friends on social networks. This was revealed in the 2010 Jamaica National Youth Survey released in June , which stated that (more…)
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Team for 7th IAAF World Youth Champs

The 7th International Association of Athletics Federations World Youth Championships is scheduled for Lille, France from July 6-10, 2011. The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of (more…)
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Youth Entrepreneur Programme Expands

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture will be expanding its programme for youth entrepreneurship. This was disclosed by Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry, Senator Warren Newby, as he opened the (more…)
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Jamaica’s World Youth Champs Results

The 6th IAAF World Youth Championships was held in Italy from July 8th to July 12th 2009. Jamaica's 20 member team of young athletes found the going tough in Italy leaving with only two medals but no doubt gained a lot of experience (more…)