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December 2020
 
  • Christmas in July!! Interested in supplying Jamaican made corporate gifts? Apply Now! To register, visit… https://t.co/RK3OgcQTFz Posted: 2 days 10 hours ago
  • Happy Teachers Day to all our teachers across Jamaica. We commend and thank you for all your hard work and sacrifi… https://t.co/1ir3az9QMS Posted: 2 days 14 hours ago
  • JIPO is currently leading a project, funded by IDB and CDB titled “Strengthening the IP Ecosystem to Increase Innov… https://t.co/GAzs3BN3iK Posted: 3 days 9 hours ago

28 December 2020

Information Technology (IT) Manager, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Andrew Evelyn, speaking at a JIS Think Tank.

CAC Provides Tips On Online Safety During COVID-19

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 28 Dec 2020    admin   
There has been a significant increase in the use of information technology (IT) as persons work, study and conduct business from home due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. IT Manager at the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Andrew Evelyn, tells JIS News, that with more persons going online using their phone, laptop or tablet, they are being exposed to identify theft, invasion of privacy, cyberbullying, offensive images and messages, among other things. He is providing some tips to ensure that the use of technology is safer for consumers. “Use the very latest browser (...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (left); and Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney (right), hand over supplies to Shawn Castell, from Greenwich Town in South West St. Andrew, to boost his small business. Occasion was the official launch of JSIF's $20-million Enterprise Development Project​, to benefit 115 community entrepreneurs across the island, at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on December 16.

115 Community Entrepreneurs To Benefit From JSIF’s $20-Million Enterprise Development Project

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 28 Dec 2020    admin   
A total of 115 entrepreneurs from six communities across the island will benefit from business support under the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) $20-million Enterprise Development Project. The entrepreneurs are from the communities of Salt Spring and Anchovy in St. James; Treadlight in Clarendon; and August Town, Greenwich Town and Denham Town in Kingston and St. Andrew. Speaking at the official launch of the project at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on Wednesday (December 16), Minister of Industry, Investment, and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, said that the initiative aims to...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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  • Christmas in July!! Interested in supplying Jamaican made corporate gifts? Apply Now! To register, visit… https://t.co/RK3OgcQTFz Posted: 2 days 10 hours ago
  • Happy Teachers Day to all our teachers across Jamaica. We commend and thank you for all your hard work and sacrifi… https://t.co/1ir3az9QMS Posted: 2 days 14 hours ago
  • JIPO is currently leading a project, funded by IDB and CDB titled “Strengthening the IP Ecosystem to Increase Innov… https://t.co/GAzs3BN3iK Posted: 3 days 9 hours ago

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