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Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Last year, Massy Jamaica produced better returns for its Trinidad-based parent, even as the group faltered in its home market.But Jamaica remains near the bottom of the totem pole relative to the size of conglomerate's other major markets and is still...

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Premier Assurance (PA) Group has entered the Jamaican market with two new health insurance products through a partnership with Maritime General Insurance Brokers.The launch of CaribCare and CaribCare Plus follows a year-long collaboration, the...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Jampro president Diane Edwards is calling for a rethink of how Jamaica views the business process outsourcing, or BPO sector, starting with a name change.It's time to start...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Palmyra depositors have been offered 14 cents on the dollar as settlement, following the disposal of the incomplete project.One of those depositors, who paid down US$738,...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Financial Strategist Dr Adrian Stokes took over the reins as president of Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company Limited (SJLIC) on Wednesday, his first...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Robert Garland, Jr came to Jamaica for the first time 15 years ago as a cruise ship passenger.That was the beginning of a love affair he sought to deepen, but...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Auto trader Jetcon Corporation nearly doubled its sales in the September quarter, and tripled its earnings, notwithstanding a large spike in the cost of doing...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Usually, it is the private sector that complains about the slow wheels of government, but Finance Minister Audley Shaw was the one urging on state agencies this week...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 2:06 PMNeville Graham

Opposition Spokesman on Finance Dr. Peter Phillips is urging other Caribbean countries to follow the Jamaican example so the region can embark on the path to achieve macroeconomic stability. He says the region is yet to rid itself of the effects of...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Norman Horne's building materials company ARC Manufacturing Limited is taking incremental steps into new regional markets, and is now preparing its next shipment of nails and roofing to French-speaking neighbour, Haiti.ARC is already doing business...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

It took less than a minute for investors to snap up shares in Main Event Entertainment Group, with demand eclipsing the available 60 million units on the opening day of what should have been a two-week offer period.Stockbroker and arranger of the...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Private equity investment company Portland JSX Limited reported a net loss of nearly US$700,000 in the third quarter, as expenses outpaced income.The loss wiped out gains in...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

It's been nearly two decades since the formal process began to bring credit unions under the regulatory ambit of the Bank of Jamaica BOJ.Last week, the central bank said that there is still legislative work to be done but offered no timelines.The...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Tenders for some contracts to be issued by the State under IDB-funded projects and programmes can now be assessed using Jamaica's national procurement system.The...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Yoni Epstein's home-grown business process outsourcing company, ItelBPO Smart Solutions, is looking todouble its staff in 12 months.This will take its total number employed to 1,500. The commitment comes as the firm officially opened its fourth site...

Published:Friday | January 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Fifty-eight investors who paid deposits on condos in the luxury resort Palmyra are to be refunded, but will likely have to take a haircut, the size of...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

As of January 1, 2017 the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology took over responsibility for applications for net billing, electric power wheeling and auxiliary connections.Information about the new arrangements, posted on the ministry website...

Published:Sunday | January 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Unites States airline Delta is laying on more seats for Jamaica's high tourist season in anticipation of heavy traffic during the period December 17 to January 7, 2017. The company announced the expanded of its Caribbean service for the peak holiday...

Published:Friday | December 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Jamaican chemical company Ag-Chem is making good on its promise to displace Chinese imports of agricultural chemicals and fertilisers in the...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

United States pizza chain Little Caesars is now in Jamaica. This, in addition to Pizza Hut and Domino's, brings to three the number of pizza franchises operating in the island. Restaurant Associates, the operators of the Burger King and Popeye's...

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Government has moved to carry out its stated intention to acquire land at 85 Red Hills Road, St Andrew, which created controversy following a protest there in October this year, based on a court order that people said to be squatting there were...

Published:Friday | December 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Agents for Honda motor vehicles in Jamaica are shelling out big bucks for a recall, but ATL Automotive Limited, the authorised dealer in Kingston and Montego Bay, is not...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Country Head and associate vice-president at Sutherland Global Services Odetta Rockhead Kerr wants to erase the perception of call centres in Jamaica as a low-skill employer.She cites Sutherland's own sectoral reputation as a top recruiter whose...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Sloan Jackson, the general manager for Silver Star Motors, dealers for Mercedes-Benz, did not bat an eyelid as he quoted the price."This vehicle is $85 million to start, but if you bring $100 million, we can get you a superb package," said Jackson....

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

When starter Verdane Wallace pressed the button to send off the last two cars for Drag Challenge #5, the sun had long dipped in the horizon, but the fading light could not dim the bright excitement on the Vernamfield track in Clarendon. Sunday,...

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