Effective January 12, 2010, the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has discontinued offering its Certificate of Deposit (CD) for tenors of 60-days, 90-days, 120-days and 180-days, until further notice. As such, only the 30-day CD is currently being offered.
The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (SFMSDC) will host its 25th Annual Business Expo on March 11th-12th at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
From February 8-22, 2010, small business owners in Commission Chairman Dennis C. MossÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ District 9 will have the opportunity to apply for Mom & Pop Small Business grants up to $5,000.00 to assist their small business. Eligible business owners receiving grant awards may use the funds to assist their businesses by purchasing equipment, supplies, advertising/marketing, inventory, building liability insurance, security systems and/or to make minor renovations.
The 2009 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, slated for January 22-24 at Rose Hall, Montego Bay, promises to deliver more of the high-class entertainment patrons have come to expect since its 1996 inception. Despite the worldwide recession, Turnkey Productions, festival organizers have pulled all stops and are going the extra mile to lure visitors to the beautiful shores of Jamaica for the Festival.