- Youth and Sports have come into their own with historic achievements in track and field, football and netball.
- Renewed National Youth Service now offering opportunities for young Jamaicans 17-24 years, to serve after training in the Education Corps, Community Se rvice Corps, Cadet Corps
and Information Technology Corps
- National Centre for Youth De velopment established to coordinate, monitor and promote all youth development programmes
- Provided several opportunities for young people for training and development
- Jamaica Cultural De velopment Commission expanding opportunities for the showcasi ng of young visual and performing artistes
- Duty concessions to musicians for importation of musical instruments
- Maximising career opportunities in entertainment sector