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The United States Congress has introduced a bill to impose a fee for remittance transfers to Jamaica and 41 other foreign countries, ostensibly to fund the building of a border wall with Mexico.The bill, entitled Border Wall Funding Act of 2017, is...

Business conditions are good for now but should worsen slightly a year from now, according to business executives in the latest Survey of Businesses Inflation Expectations.The survey stated that the perceptions of present business conditions have...

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says it is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Emirates Holidays, the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, as it moves to broaden the Caribbean's appeal in the Arabian...

Coca-Cola's sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business, and the world's biggest beverage maker said it will cut 1,200 jobs starting later this year as it deepens its cost-cutting.The maker of Fanta, Sprite and Smartwater...

Chief executive officer at Tuff Gong International Cedella Marley will be launching a marijuana cookbook, which becomes the latest weed venture by the Marley family.The planned release is set for July 25 this year and demonstrates the quick-fire...

United States stocks joined a worldwide rally om Monday after results from the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union would hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes on...

The world's largest real-estate franchise, Keller Williams, has awarded a permit to St Ann-based Meldam Realty to operate to operate offices in Jamaica under the American-based company's name.Chief executive officer of Meldam, Rory Marsh, said the...

Cash-strapped entertainment company C2W Music Limited has explained that it stopped social media posting for more than two years in order to cut costs at the company.Its website was also down for some time, but that is now back online. The company...

QUESTION: My 18-year-old son is a university student. He recently got his driver's licence.On some occasions, I take him to school and pick him up in the evenings on my way home. At other times, he takes the car to school. I have noticed a few times...

QUESTION: I've recently moved to Jamaica to live and work. I should have J$20-$30,000 to invest each month, but I'm not sure where best to put it. I'm committed to working for at least the next five years. I like the idea of investing in foreign...
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