J$25 Million Grant Facility Made Available For Small and Micro Entrepreneurs in At-Risk, Low-Income Communities

Kingston, Jamaica – The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), has launched a micro and small business grants program that seeks to assist passionate, innovative small businesses and startups from at-risk, low-income communities realize their entrepreneurial dreams and reach new markets. The program, which is being executed as part of the Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP), provides…

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Jamaica’s Marijuana Industry Attracting More Canadian Investors

Toronto, Canada – Canadian company Hiku Brands Company Limited, Canada’s first vertically-integrated cannabis brand house announced on Tuesday that it has signed a letter of intent with Kaya Inc., a licensed medical cannabis producer and dispensary operator in Jamaica, as part of a strategic alliance to pursue medical and adult-use cannabis branding, genetics, and retail opportunities both in Jamaica and…

LGC Capital To Invest 2.5M CAD In Jamaica’s Medical Cannabis Market, Global Canna Labs Limited

Montreal, Canada – On Friday January 26, LGC Capital, a Canadian incorporated public company announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent with the rapidly-developing Jamaican cannabis company Global Canna Labs Limited (“Global Canna Labs”) for a strategic investment in the Jamaican cannabis market as part of their ongoing international expansion. The Letter of Intent with Global…

13th Annual JSE Investments and Capital Markets Conference Set For Jan 23-25, 2018

The Jamaica Stock Exchange will host its 13th Annual Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference in Kingston, Jamaica from January 23-25, 2018 at the Jamaica Pegasus. The Conference is expected to attract influential groups of executives and sponsors from different industries in Jamaica and across the region.  In addition to a number of other sponsoring partners, Jefferies…

One Million Invested By The Links, Incorporated In Jamaica’s Economy

More than 190 members of The Links, Incorporated, an organization of African-American women connected in friendship and service, will return to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the group’s third humanitarian trip, a global linkage initiative to enhance the educational, health and welfare of the nation’s schools and students, that began in 2016. The group is expected to…