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GROUND-BREAKING SOLAR PILOT PROJECT SETS THE PACE FOR A MORE ENERGY-RESILIENT JAMAICA 

May 6, 2024
White Marl, St. Catherine, April 11, 2024 – Today marked a momentous occasion as stakeholders gathered at LASCO Distributors Ltd. to celebrate the successful completion of the UWI/LASCO Solar Pilot Project, which features the installation of a 500 kW PV+ system at the LASCO facility in Spanish Town, St. Catherine along with a 10 kW […]
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LASCO REAP Program Wraps up 2022-2023 Edition with Great Success

May 6, 2024
The LASCO REAP (Reap What You Sow, Eat What You Grow) Program, which has been fostering environmental awareness and education for the past 12 years, recently concluded its 2022-2023 edition with remarkable achievements. This year's program witnessed enthusiastic participation from 41 schools, culminating in a memorable celebration at the winning school, St. Jago Cathedral Preparatory, […]
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Constable Jayann Raymond ‘cops’ LASCO/JCF Police of the Year Award

May 6, 2024
The annual LASCO / Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Police of the Year Award was held on Friday, October 20, and this year, the LASCO Chairman’s Award was presented to Area 5’s Constable Jayann Raymond. Six finalists were announced for the Chairman’s Award, the highest honour of the LASCO/JCF Saluting Our Heroes Awards. Constable Raymond, who […]
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Top Nurses, Student Nurse Set to Share Half Million Plus Prize Pool in 2023 LASCO/NAJ Nurse and Student Nurse of the Year Awards

May 6, 2024
The LASCO Chin Foundation, in collaboration with the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), is pleased to announce the finalists for the highly anticipated 2023 LASCO/NAJ Nurse and Student Nurse of the Year Awards.  The prestigious event, which recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of Jamaican nurses, takes place on Friday, July 21, 2023, at 10:00 […]
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Appointment of The Honourable Justice Seymour Radcliffe Panton OJ. CD, JP

March 4, 2024
The Chairman of LASCO Distributors Limited (LASD) Mr. James E.D. Rawle CD is pleased to announce the appointment of The Honourable Justice Seymour Radcliffe Panton OJ. CD, JP, as an Independent. Non-Executive Director, to join the Board of Directors of LASD with effect from December 7, 2023. The Honourable Justice Seymour Panton was called to […]
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Stock Exchange Graduation

March 4, 2024
LASCO Distributors Limited was granted approval to graduate to the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE).  The effective date of graduation is Wednesday, March 27, 2024
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Hon. Lascelles Chin

June 1, 2023
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Honourable Lascelles Chin, OJ,CD, LLD (Hon. Causa) the esteemed Executive Chairman of LASCO Distributors Limited.Mr. Chin’s visionary leadership, unparalleled dedication, and remarkable contributionshave left an indelible mark on our organization and the country as a whole. He will beremembered as a true visionary and […]
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LASCO Vaccination Initiative

January 19, 2022
Dr. Kaydeen Dietrich explains the vaccination process to the candidates waiting to receive their jabs. Kewaine Buchanan, Commercial Analyst at LASCO Distributors Limited calmly receiving his shot from Public Health Nurse, Teldra Lewis. Marisha Thompson [left] and her mother Jostine Wallace turned up to receive their second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. They are the […]
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Read Across Ja Day

January 18, 2022
LASCO has been a longstanding participant in the Ministry of Education’s national initiative, Read Across Jamaica Day, an observance of literacy in Jamaican schools. Celebrated in May during Education Week, Read Across Jamaica Day furthers LASCO’s objective of advancing the nation through education.  Our staff and the reigning LASCO/Ministry of Education Teacher and Principal of the Year participate by reading to students […]
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LASCO REAP

January 14, 2022
Since October 2012, LASCO has partnered with the The Rootz Releaf Project to embark upon an environmental awareness building programme entitled LASCO REAP (Releaf Environmental Awareness Programme).  REAP targets primary school level children, both actively and passively, encouraging them to become more deeply involved in the environment, emphasizing recycling, tree planting and conservation. The company has invested […]
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LASCO/Ministry of Education (MoE) Teacher and Principal of the Year

December 30, 2021
LASCO/Ministry of Education (MoE) Teacher and Principal of the Year The LASCO Salute to Teachers Programme began in 1997, with the addition of the Principal of the Year category in 2006.  The programme is executed in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and seeks to recognize teachers and principals for having a significant impact […]
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LASCO/JCF Police of the Year

November 30, 2021
The LASCO/Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Police of the Year Awards Programme was initiated in 2000 which seeks to publicly acknowledge the professionalism and dedication of the members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. Selection is done on three levels: Divisional, Area and National. The criteria to be eligible for nomination are based on the following: Work ethics […]
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LASCO/NAJ Nurse and Nursing Student of the Year

July 30, 2021
Since 1999, LASCO has partnered with the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) in the annual staging of the National Nurse of the Year programme, which recognizes and pays tribute to outstanding members of the nursing profession. The Nurse of the Year (NOY) Programme is the recognition of pacesetters within the profession who have displayed high […]
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Nurses Week Activities

July 29, 2021
LASCO Chin Foundation honoured the hardworking nurses with an awards ceremony on Friday, July 23, 2021. The luncheon, held at the Jamaica Pegasus, marked the end of this year’s observation of Nurses' Week. It also saw the resumption of regular activities after the disruption in 2020 due to COVID-19 which led to the cancellation of […]
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International Nurses Day

May 30, 2021
In an effort to uplift the island’s nurses, LASCO joined with the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) to celebrate the healthcare champions in a heart-warming ceremony, at NAJ’s Mary Seacole House on International Nurses’ Day. Recognised on May 12 each year, International Nurses’ Day is set aside to highlight the achievements and service of nurses […]
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