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Published:Friday | October 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Gary 'Butch' Hendrickson, new inductee to the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's (PSOJ) Hall of Fame, is charging...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

In a high stakes game with drivers going all out, two racers squared off both on and off the track at the Heroes of Speed Meet, held at Dover Raceway, St Ann, on Monday. Doug 'Hollywood' Gore and Kyle 'Speedy' Gregg nearly came to blows, with...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Irish outfit FundSME is targeting 500 enterprises for a funding fair through which they can pitch ventures to a line-up of prospective backers.It's...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

When you get to Tower Isle, go slow or you will miss Glenn's Restaurant on the right, about seven minutes from Ocho Rios.It is part of Tower Cloister, Tower Isle, near to the Rio Nuevo battle site where the former Spanish governor of Jamaica, Don...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The push-button start was once the stuff of the superrich or the struggling, dirt poor.In earlier automotive days, in Jamaica, a push button would be found in the lowly Austin Cambridge or the reliable Ford Escort, whose ignition switch had seen...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The 2016 lamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) race series comes to a close on Heroes Day tomorrow. Meet director Monique Gibbs says the meet "... is one of the biggest meets of the year as the competitors are always eager to secure their championships."...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A group that's calling itself Red Stripers for Sustainable Pensions has mounted a challenge to plans to reform the Desnoes & Geddes Pension Plan, which includes a demand that three trustees be removed...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

US Ambassador to Jamaica Luis Moreno is linking the phenomenon of de-risking facing Jamaican banks to the explosion of lotto scams.Speaking at the Anti-Money Laundering/-Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) conference Tuesday Ambassador Moreno...

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2016 | 5:18 PMNeville Graham

Jean-Pierre Saint Victor, an executive at BNY Mellon, is warning that a proliferation of negative news has consequences for a country’s creditworthiness and correspondent banking relationships. He says such information accumulates against...

Published:Monday | October 10, 2016 | 12:49 PMNeville Graham

The National Identification System (NIDS) under development for Jamaica will become operational in January 2018. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in making the announcement at a banking conference that got under way in New Kingston this morning,...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A special-purpose company chaired by Mark Myers is finalising the acquisition of merchant banking outfit MF&G Trust and Finance Limited, following approval by the Bank of Jamaica, which cleared the path to a change of ownership...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The sounds of commerce re-emerged Tuesday morning after a day of lockdown in anticipation of a storm that failed to show.The financial markets also came back to life. And, as if making up for lost time, the stock market climbed by more than 2,200...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie is standing by Government's decision to maintain the Jamaica's state of preparedness to its highest level, even as the Met Service downgraded the hurricane threat to a tropical storm warning and the...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A vehicle's owner's manual states the right fuel for the car. Most cars simply require the lowest grade and lowest octane fuel at the pumps. In Jamaica, that is 87 octane fuel.The exceptions are usually either speciality cars with high-class...

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

Jamaica's used-car dealers are dismissing talk that they have been importing used cars that are not made for Jamaica and that it renders them unserviceable. Managing director of Carland Investments Tariq Malik describes the assertion as a scare...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is warning the public of an email scam purporting to be from Commissioner of Customs Major (Ret'd) Richard Reese, bearing the email address reeserr4@gmail.com,.A release from Jamaica Customs says the email is...

Published:Wednesday | September 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A series of meetings to discuss the distribution of surplus from the D...

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

On the outside, apart from fog lights, a badge, and available sunroof, there is nothing to distinguish the trim levels of the new Honda Civic. Both the EXi and the VTi-S come with the same standard features, including 16-inch alloy rims and exterior...

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

While Automotives reported the reluctance of new-car dealers to service second-hand imports last week, not all of them shy away from doing repairs to your JDM or grey market import.But don't expect them to work magic.If there is a problem with the...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Ghanaian technology outfit Mid-Atlantic Investments...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A group of international investors is looking to partner with local interests, particularly small farmers to corner the local and export market for ganja.InCuBis International is...

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Minister of Finance Audley Shaw now has one more piece of technology to combat the corruption that he describes as "moving somewhere from endemic to epidemic".The Finance Ministry has been gifted a holographic machine to be used to protect official...

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Whether it is 'buyer beware' or the proverbial caution against purchasing 'puss inna bag', Jamaicans are being urged to pause before shelling out hard-earned cash on vehicles supplied by the used-car trade....

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Both Saccherine Miller and the executive at a large new-vehicle dealership, who requested anonymity, paint an even grimmer picture of risking taking on JDM vehicles. They told similar stories, where a person knows that they are having a transmission...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The eighteen-wheeler Willie's Transport big rig had a 40-foot container with about 1,200 cases of beer.When it moved to the dispatch line to the live strains of Freddy McGregor's Big Ship song,...

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