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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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Jamaicans in Business: Dr. Elaine Grant-Bryan of The Elaine Bryan Foundation

  The Elaine Bryan Foundation was established in 2010 by Atlanta Jamaican, Dr. Elaine Grant-Bryan. It was a way to continue a tradition of empowering students she had started as an award winning High School counselor. Its main goal is to … Continue reading

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Despite New Regime and Overhaul of Its Nightly Format, Reggae Sumfest ’16 Again Proved Its Mettle

    By Nicholas E. Ford[1] Sound Explosion Segment Reggae Sumfest‘s 2016 festivities kicked off in earnest at Montego Bay’s Pier One, in what was fittingly dubbed Sound Explosion.  It was there that the likes of major brand soundsystems—such as … Continue reading

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Barbados Comes to Atlanta 2016

  May 26 – 29, 2016 Team Barbados and the Consulate General of Barbados in Miami, in partnership with the Barbados Honorary Consulate at Atlanta, celebrates its fourth biennial “Barbados Comes To” event showcasing Barbados Businesses, Investment  Opportunities, Food and Culture. … Continue reading

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