Agencies & Statutory Bodies

JNBS Reduces Mortgage Rates to 8.5 Percent

With mortgage rates on the decline, the local mortgage industry has received a further boost, following Jamaica National Building Society’s (JNBS) recent announcement of a reduction in rates to 8.5 percent for new mortgage applicants residing in Jamaica and across … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Revolution Hitting Home

The Jamaican bobsled team made it to the 2014 Winter Olympics through crowdfunding. This type of financing is expected to surpass venture capital as a global funding source in 2016, says Brando Hayden, the general manager of JN Fund Managers … Continue reading

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Correspondent Banking cutoff dangerous…but there are options – Owen Arthur

The cutback in international banking relations with the Caribbean is one of the most formidable challenges being faced by the region, says Owen Arthur, Former Prime Minister of Barbados. The capacity of individuals and organisations to successfully carry out cross … Continue reading

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Caribbean Front Needed to Tackle Correspondent Banking Issue

Caribbean stakeholders, including former Prime Minister of Barbados, Owen Arthur, agree that there is a need for unified Caribbean efforts to combat the growing move by large, mainly US-based international banks, to sever relationships with smaller Caribbean-based financial institutions, including … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from Jamaica National

Season’s greetings to you, the members, customers and friends of the Jamaica National Building Society! Our Jamaica National family extends our heartfelt thanks and our sincere appreciation for your confidence, loyalty and support, which has always been the foundation of … Continue reading

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Members Ready!

Members of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) were buoyed by the additional credit products and services they will be receiving when the JN Group reorganises and the Society converts to a commercial bank. Scores of JN members indicated their … Continue reading

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J Capri Tragedy Spurs One Blood Donor

The tragedy involving Dancehall entertainer J Capri was the motivator for one first-time donor in the recent JN Group Blood Drive. Singer Clara ‘CK’ Kahwa, who is also a JN Group team member, said she was giving her blood because … Continue reading

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JNSBL Offers New Loan Facility to Beauty Industry

Following the successful hosting of the Barber and Beauty Expo, held earlier this year, JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) has launched a new loan product to assist barbers, hairdressers, nail technicians, make-up artists and other members of the beauty industry, … Continue reading

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JN Foundation Trains First Batch of ‘First Responders’

As the nation continues to reel from the high number of road traffic crashes and consequent fatalities, the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation has partnered with St John Ambulance to train volunteers in Emergency Medical Response (EMR). The training is part … Continue reading

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JAA takes Road Safety to Ram Goat Run

The Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) used its roadside assistance expertise and road safety advocacy to influence participants about safety measures during the 3rd Annual ATL Ram Goat Run, which was held last Saturday, November 14. Serving as the official roadside … Continue reading

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