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The Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol in San Juan.

Federal agents on Wednesday arrested an accountant in a corruption investigation involving Puerto Rico’s former education secretary. FBI spokeswoman Limary Cruz identified the man as Aníbal Jover, who was once president of Puerto Rico’s Association...
Sandals Whitehouse Hotel as seen in 2005.

The Judicial Review Court has ruled that the contractor general lacked jurisdiction to probe the sale of the Sandals Whitehouse Hotel in Westmoreland, handing a victory to hotelier Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart and his firm Gorstew Limited, nearly a...
President & CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, Christopher Zacca.

The tourism holdings of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited weighed on the company in the June quarter, resulting in a rare net loss. The financial conglomerate maintained profitability, however, when the non-controlling stake in a loss-making subsidiary...

OP-ED CONTRIBUTION: DATA LAW The first two parts of this article looked at five of the data protection standards established by the recently passed Data Protection Act 2020, the DPA. In this final instalment we will briefly explore the remaining...

Tamique Hines, senior manager, software engineering at MC Systems, a member company of The Jamaica National Group, says the future of work will have technology at its core. “With the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) and digital...

McDonald’s says it is suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging on Monday that he covered up relationships with three other employees and destroyed evidence. The company...

In a paint market where it has long reigned supreme, Berger is seeing a slippage of its hold on the market, and now it wants to claw it back. Typically, the August to December period is the peak season for paint. It is generally recognised as the...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips were on the same page on Independence Day. Their messages to mark the country’s 58th anniversary of independence, according to this newspaper, began by heaping praises on the...

OP-ED CONTRIBUTION: BUSINESS STRATEGY The global COVID-19 pandemic has hit large and small businesses hard, and decision-makers are grappling with possible solutions. COVID has forced upon entities the outright imperative to be agile from top to...
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