Young Entrepreneurs on a Social Mission

Young Entrepreneurs on a Social Mission

Not many people think of businesses as engines of social regeneration, yet social enterprises, are capable of earning profits, while providing a social service, which empowers people and communities. Although initially unaware of the model of business they were dabbling … Continue reading

Jamaica Needs Improved Disaster Insurance

Jamaica needs to be better insured against natural disasters, says Economist Errol Gregory. Natural disasters occur regularly in the Caribbean Region; and have massive impacts on persons and the economy, the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH) lecturer said. He pointed … Continue reading

Elderly Resident at Night Shelter…

Looks forward to a Happy Christmas A stroke may have forced Jeremiah Welsh to move around with the assistance of a walking stick; however, it has not dampened his desire to enjoy the Christmas Season. Mr Welsh, a 76-year-old resident … Continue reading

Get Aggressive About Saving for Retirement in 2017!

Saving for retirement “is not about an age,” if you ask Sharon Smith, senior manager, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS). It’s simply about the income you’ll have after you stop earning. “If you think of retirement in that context, then … Continue reading

JN Money Transfer Launches Online Service with Low fees

JN Money Transfer has launched its website, www.jnmoneytransfer.com. The online remittance service is currently available only to persons sending funds from Canada to Jamaica and to select countries across the Caribbean. The service, launched on December 17, will soon be … Continue reading

Use Sports for Economic and Gender Empowerment

Sharon Smith, senior manager, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), says that it is time for Jamaica to use sports as a tool for economic and gender empowerment. She was celebrating with the Sunshine Girls, following their 2-1 victory over England … Continue reading

JNBS Spreads Christmas Joy

Thirteen Organisations Receive Funds for Christmas Outreach Projects Several residents, particularly children and senior citizens, experienced the joy of Christmas through the initiative of 13 civic groups and organisations, which were supported by the Jamaica National Building Society’s (JNBS) Christmas … Continue reading

JN Money Transfer Launches Online Service with Low fees

JN Money Services (JNMS), owners of the JN Money Transfer brand, has launched its website, www.jnmoneytransfer.com, a first for a fully owned Jamaican remittance company. The online remittance service is currently available only to persons sending funds from Canada to … Continue reading

Masterbuilders Focus on Cutting Accident Risks

Outside of battlefields, construction sites are one of the most dangerous working environments, Chris Hind, general manager, JN General Insurance Company, told more than 400 attendees at the Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica (IMAJ) 2016 seminar, held at the Jamaica … Continue reading

Positive Values from Truro, Westmoreland

When in Truro, a small community just a few metres outside the sugar belt of Frome, Westmoreland, one can simply ask for Jacqueline or Lindley Samuels, and almost anyone will tell you where to find this humble, elderly couple. Retired … Continue reading

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