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Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:29 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

The Jamaica Used Car Dealers’ Association, JUCDA, says it is strongly opposed to a new directive by the Trade Board for importers of used motor vehicles to pay a Jamaica government agent based in Japan to sanitise each auto at a cost of up to US$...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:12 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

With Old Harbour in St Catherine experiencing one of the highest population growth rates in Jamaica, Victoria Mutual Money Transfer Services perceives it an opportune time to expand its footprint with the opening of a branch in that area. “Our...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:14 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

A section of the law governing court procedures has been declared unconstitutional by the Court of Appeal, a decision that likely sets the stage for new challenges to past default judgments issued by the Supreme Court. A default judgment is entered...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:17 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is again pointing to plans to introduce a trading platform that is meant to ensure that Jamaica has a liquid foreign exchange market by facilitating transactions among authorised dealers and large cambios. It reaffirmed...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:29 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

The Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ, on Wednesday ruled that the regional tax payable on ‘other hydraulic cement’ – a product used to stop water and leaks in concrete and masonry structures – should be set at five per cent. The ruling endorses a...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:10 AMMcPherse Thompson - Assistant Editor-Business

The Court of Appeal has upheld a $35 million award to a labourer whose legs were amputated nearly 13 years ago as a result of an accident, described as catastrophic, while cleaning a concrete mixer at the marl quarry where he worked. President of...

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