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…

Cryptocurrency, Caricom and Financial Inclusion.

A few days ago I was graciously gifted 0.0357 lites (Litecoin) which works out to $10 US or $1,295.79 JMD. All I had to do was download a cryptocurrency wallet (another friend with much more experience suggested Jaxx mobile wallet), give my Litecoin address and wait for the transfer. At the time of writing, 1 LTC…