Kingston Creative partners with IDB Lab to enhance global market access for Creative Entrepreneurs


Andrea Dempster Chung is one of those determined Jamaican women who sticks to their vision, remains focused, and makes it happen. Kingston Creative – that blossoming of the arts in downtown Kingston – is her brainchild and a shining example of the amazing potential of Jamaica’s creative industries. My favorite memory of the pre-COVID days … More Kingston Creative partners with IDB Lab to enhance global market access for Creative Entrepreneurs

Keeping the Faith: The Bright Energy of Entrepreneurs


Feeling low? If you want a shot of adrenalin and zest for life you should get to know a Jamaican entrepreneur, soon. Just sitting down for a coffee with one (or two, in my case, recently) will give you a boost. Guaranteed. It’s a sunny midday at Susie’s Bakery (one of the original Kingston cafés). … More Keeping the Faith: The Bright Energy of Entrepreneurs

I Support Jamaica


I was among a group of local bloggers who gathered in Kingston today to learn about a brand-new initiative, “I Support Jamaica,”  a project of the JN Foundation and Jamaica National Small Business Loans. It is an empowering project, and one that my heart has easily warmed to. Why? Because it is about helping Jamaicans in … More I Support Jamaica