Youth News

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A new National Youth Council body was elected on Saturday, November 28 at the St. Hilda’s High School in St. Ann. One thousand two hundred and twenty-six voters cast their ballots to select six winners for posts in the Council. The newly elected body includes: Ryan Small as Chairman, Lanisa Rhoden, 1st Deputy Chair; Shannon Dale Reid, 2nd Deputy Chair; Jamar Howell, Financial Controller, Melissa Matthie as General Secretary and...

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Young people who have bright business ideas but no start up money can now benefit from the Jamaica Youth Business Trust (JYBT). A Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Jamaica and the JYBT was signed on October 26, 2010, which will make $19million available for loan disbursement. The loan will be made available to youth who are interested in setting up business in the areas of: Information Communication Technology (ICT),...