Marketplace Excellence Corp

JANUARY 15, 2018

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness (left) with journalist Ian Boyne.
Photo: Jamaica Information Service

“Simply put, (veteran journalist) Ian Boyne was really first class. He approached every subject matter, personal interview and written piece with the same fervor and balance, regardless of potential controversy and public opinion. He was beyond compromise and possibly the greatest example of a man who ‘did it for the love and not for the likes’.” – Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica 
“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights Leader

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” – Audre Lorde, Writer and Civil Rights Activist
“Let’s … celebrate our accomplishments to show the world how we have, like the mythical phoenix, risen from the very real ashes of last year’s disasters to fly boldly and proudly into the golden promise of the new.” – Karolin Troubetzkoy, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association

“While the (Caribbean) jobs bank has been created to serve an immediate and urgent need, our intention is for it to become the permanent go-to resource for career opportunities at every level in Caribbean hospitality – from line cook to general manager.” – Frank Comito, Director General and CEO, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
“In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to choose fun, especially when everyone is busy with work, family, and life in general. So, I’m honored to be appointed the Chief Fun Officer at Carnival (Cruise Line) – a company that lives and breathes fun.” – Shaquille O’Neal, NBA Hall of Famer and TNT commentator
“It’s not what you are that hinders you, it is what you think that you are not.” – Bishop Dale C. Bronner, Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral