Seven careers for non-lawyers

Events of the past week involving the arrest of former Education Minister Ruel Reid and former president of Caribbean Maritime University Dr Fritz Pinnock, among others, have thrust the legal profession into the spotlight for more reason than one. But there’s more to this field than just being an attorney. Here are five support roles

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Here comes the boom!

All indications are that Jamaica is trending upwards economically — from being ranked 7th in the world on the most entrepreneurial country index in 2015; being awarded a second time by Bloomberg as the world’s number one performing stock exchange, in 2018; and being rated as the 6th best place to start a business globally

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TTUTA: Teaching not attracting young people – shortage looms

Lynsley Doodhai, Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) president. THE TT Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) has expressed concern that the profession is not attracting enough young people and predicts that attracting and retaining teachers will become a major challenge in the next decade, With teachers being underpaid and undervalued and with a significant number

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Embrace outward migration and free up vacancies for skilled foreign nationals; JMEA president

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), Richard Pandohie is advancing the argument of Jamaica embracing outward migration as an economic strategy, while reducing the bureaucracy for skilled immigrant to fill existing vacancies locally. Delivering the keynote presentation at the Planning Institute of Jamaica 7th Labour Market Forum on Wednesday (September 18) at

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MICAF targets 25,000 entrepreneurs with new digital app

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries (MICAF) has inked a deal with American digital marketing company Kolau to help local entrepreneurs become more visible online. The initiative is spearheaded by the Organization of American States (OAS), which has been promoting a digitisation plan for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, MSMEs, throughout Latin America

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