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OAS experts to support Cyber Security efforts in Jamaica

KINGSTON, December 18, 2014 - The Organization of American States (OAS) has deployed a team of experts to Kingston, Jamaica, at the request of the country´s government, to provide cyber security incident management support and to help establish the country’s National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), as part of a broader initiative by the OAS Cyber Security Program which includes the creation of a National Cyber Security Strategy.

PM wants Constructive Engagement to Advance Relations with Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called for greater dialogue and constructive engagement in the effort to secure progress and prosperity for the people of Jamaica, Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. She said Jamaica and Cuba shared a rich history and that Jamaica will continue to stand steadfast with Cuba in the struggle to attain peace, progress and sustainable development in that country, in Jamaica and in the entire Caribbean region.

Lessons from Jamaica’s Billion-Dollar Drought

MORANT BAY, Jamaica, Nov 24 2014 (IPS) - As Jamaica struggles under the burden of an ongoing drought, experts say ensuring food security for the most vulnerable groups in society is becoming one of the leading challenges posed by climate change.

Paulwell highlights opportunities in the ICT sector

MANDEVILLE,  Jamaica November 13, 2014 - Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister, Phillip Paulwell, has urged young Jamaican entrepreneurs to look at emerging opportunities available within the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.

Jamaica's ease of doing business rank improves

KINGSTON, Jamaica Oct. 29 - Members of the private sector and development partners are welcoming the news that Jamaica has made a remarkable leap in the just-released World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking, from 94 last year to 58, out of 189 countries.
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