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Atlanta Students can learn to Code this summer

The Elaine Bryan Foundation, a Sandy Springs-based nonprofit dedicated to improving student achievement announces the summer STEAM program which will be held at the Microsoft Corporate Office in Alpharetta, GA. Atlanta area students have an amazing opportunity to learn how to … Continue reading

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Atlanta Non-profit launches Touchdown Project in Jamaica

Nicole Hoyen-Birch An Atlanta based non-profit, Jamaican American Athletic Development Inc (JAMAAD), has launched the Touchdown Project, an initiative which aims to introduce American football to Jamaican high schools in the 2017 / 2018 school year. Working with the Ministry … Continue reading

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Jamaica can make entrepreneurship factory

Reprinted from the Do Business Jamaica Blog MARCH 29, 2017 In his recent book, Jamaican Entrepreneurship: A review of the characteristics, traits and ideas of some of the island’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, The US based University of Management and Technology … Continue reading

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Anthony Winkler’s archives presented to National Library of Jamaica

  The family of Award winning Jamaican writer, the late Anthony Winkler, a longtime resident of Atlanta, were in Kingston recently for the presentation of his archives to the National Library. Winkler’s wife Kathy, son Adam and daughter Becky were … Continue reading

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UMT Professor Studies Entrepreneurial Success in Jamaica

ROSSLYN, Va., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Jamaica has a great system for producing world-class athletes and has become known as the “sprint factory.” Usain Bolt, the fastest human on earth, is one example of what the system has produced, … Continue reading

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How to Obtain an Unconditional Landing Permit for Jamaica

  The Jamaican Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta (JAMCHAM) is encouraging Jamaicans to look into obtaining an unconditional landing permit in order to avoid issues when visiting Jamaica for an extended period of time. Currently, if you arrive in Jamaica … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Growth Czar Visits Atlanta

Jamaica’s economic growth czar, the Honourable Michael Lee-Chin, OJ, visited the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta in November 2016 to deliver a lecture for the course, “Entrepreneurial Private Equity: Perspectives from Practitioners.” His visit was facilitated by … Continue reading

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