Media production and consulting company Palm Branch Media (PBM) and culturally conscious Patwa Culcha International Limited (PCIL) have announced a partnership arrangement that is already seeing both companies creating a synergy that has been nothing short of productive.
Jamaica’s creative industry is abundant with a wealth of talent, intellectual property and a rich cultural heritage. Heneka Watkis-Porter, an Official Entrepreneur of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean, knows this all too well. She recently announced her latest project “Bandwidth: Raw Soul of Jamaica” through a crowd-funding campaign she launched on ISupport Jamaica, an online platform created by Jamaica National Building Society and the JN Small Business Loans Limited to provide a non-traditional funding option for Jamaican entrepreneurs.
The United States based Hip Hop Recording Artiste and Actress, once quoted, “out of all the places in the world, Jamaica is my favourite place”. I could bet a million bucks in any currency that this sentiment is shared by several others all over the globe.
I have travelled many places over the world. Everywhere I go, just the mere mention that I’m Jamaican creates a reaction. In most instances it is pleasant except of course the times I’m passing through Immigrations then I become the target of territorial targeting and the level of interrogation heightens in many cases.Suffice it to say, we are either
loved or revered the world over for one reason or another.