State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), greets Senior Vice-President of Business Development for Karisma Hotels and Resorts, Mario Mathieu, at the groundbreaking ceremony of the multi-resort development Sugarcane Bay Jamaica in Llandovery, St. Ann, on February 28. Others from second left are Senior Advisor and Tourism Communications Strategist in the Tourism Ministry, Delano Seiveright, and Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Juan Jose Gonzalez Mijares.
03 Mar 2020
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says targets set by the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) last year in a number of areas of investments have been surpassed. “Last year, our target in relation to how much US capital investment we would raise from JAMPRO was set at $625million and we did better than the target and brought in $646.5 million,” he said. This has resulted in the creation of 16,540 jobs in JAMPRO-related projects in sectors such as energy, information technology, animation and music. Mr. Green was speaking...