The government's Vision states that 10 housing units are required annually over the next ten years to meet the housing deficit. Current annual supply by the government is estimated at with the hope that the private sector produces the additional deemed necessary. In Jamaica, there has been an estimated need of 15 new housing units annually. The demand and supply of housing has consistently been disproportionate towards the urban centres, in particular, the Kingston Metropolitan Region.
The contest now in its eighth year, is open to all Jamaican children, first and second generation, and residing in Florida State, The deadline for participating entries is Thursday, July 24th. The winner in each category will be awarded with a plaque from the Jamaica Consulate General.
The merit to this project is to advance community awareness while exposing our youth to their Jamaican culture and heritage. Consul General Ricardo Allicock continues to encourage children in the Diaspora to take interest in the annual Essay Competition emphasizing that the occasion would inspire young Jamaicans to more seriously consider learning the island of their origin.
Applicants must be between five and eighteen years of age and resident here in Florida. There are three age categories for the responses five to eight ; nine to twelve ; and thirteen to eighteen For information on entering the contest, interested persons can contact the local JIS office at the Jamaica Consulate General in Miami located at 25 Southeast Second Avenue, Suitetelephone ext.
Write about your two favorite places in Jamaica. These could include historic landmarks, places of recreation, cities, or even your family home. Name them and describe why they are your favorite. Do you know of a Jamaican group or Jamaican individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their community?
If so, write about their contribution and its impact on that community in which he or she resides. Describe briefly how his life and work impacted our nation during his tenure.
There are several prominent Jamaican landmarks e. Each entrant must choose only one topic. The response must NOT exceed two pages and should be double-spaced. Essays can be emailed to jismiami bellsouth.
There are three age categories for entrants: The deadline for entries is Thursday July 24th.Essay Contest Rules: Open to all high school students ages at the beginning of the school term. Essay must be typed, double-spaced and not exceed words.
Complete this online form to submit essay. Essays will be judged on content and writing ability (grammar, style, clarity, etc.). The Planning Institute of Jamaica will be hosting a Symposium of Best Practices in Social and Community Development on Wednesday, Nov.
14, All Albums» Vision Jamaica Essay Competition Awards Ceremony This event was filled with excitement and was a great success.
Thanks to all the students who entered the competition and congratulations to the winners. Jamaica remains the most adored island in the Caribbean. The scintillating beaches and the delectable food is not all though, there are lots more!
Jamaica 50 SKN Celebrations Public Lecture & Essay Competition Prize-giving. presentations will be made to the youths from St. Kitts who won prizes in the recently concluded Jamaica 50 SKN Essay Competition for Primary School Students, High School Students and Young Adults.
The Essay Writing competition – open to all graduating students of Jamaican descent (whether they apply for the bursary or not). Students are also being invited to participate in an Essay Writing competition.