Apr 01, 2016
As part of its push to build a business-friendly ecosystem, the Development Bank of Jamaica launched the Voucher for Technical Assistance (VTA) Programme in May 2014. Its aim is mainly to make it easier for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to access loans. The pilot of...
Feb 29, 2016
Throwback Thursdays is a weekly social media trend where many users share posts of their fondest memories using the label #throwbackthursday or #tbt. It’s now as ubiquitous as tagging, and first appeared on Saxton Moore’s blog in 2006 when he titled his re-illustrated...
Nov 20, 2015
Some of you may remember those days when high school kids spent half their lunchtime foraging for Popsicle sticks and the other half huddled around a table launching coins though makeshift finger goals. We remember these really fun times we had as children. Then the smartphone...
Nov 02, 2015
Last week both #DeadBabiesScandal and #FireFenton have emerged as hashtags to vent online outrage at the deaths of 19 premature babies at the UHWI and Cornwall Regional Hospital. The Gleaner covered the story heavily on Instagram, popular social media personality Bella Blair...
Oct 26, 2015
The suspension of Marlene Malahoo-Forte from the Senate by AJ Nicholson provoked wide responses from Jamaicans on social media. Nicholson says Malahoo-Forte did not produce a letter on the CCJ debate and found her response to a request from Senate President Floyd Morris...