The Government of Jamaica will be hosting its fifth Biennial Jamaican Diaspora Conference in Montego Bay 16th -19th June. This years' theme is "A Nation on a Mission:Jamaica Diaspora Partnership for Development." The Conference will place special emphasis on Trade and Investment and will also seek to build on the legacy elements of Jamaica's 50th year as an independent nation. This year's Conference will also strengthen the Diaspora's social investments and contribution to Health and Education.
The Jamaican High Commissioner, Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba takes this opportunity to express sincere and heartfelt appreciation to all those who have supported the appeal for contributions to the Special Relief Fund established by the High Commission in the aftermath of the passage of Hurricane Sandy. To date, donations totalling approximately £3,702 have been received for transmission to the relevant authorities in Jamaica. The Fund remains open so further contributions are welcome. Thank you. All the best for the New Year.
The Development Bank of Jamaica is managing the privatisation of four beachfront properties owned by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC). They are Fort Clarence Beach in St. Catherine, Bluefields Beach in Westmoreland, Long Bay Beach 1 and 2 in Hanover/Westmoreland. Interested Persons are required to submit formal Expressions of Interest directly to Price Waterhouse Coopers. Interested investors will be asked to participate in a prequalification process and a public tender bidding process. Attached are copies of the Preliminary Information Guide document and the advertisement for information.