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In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital.Two electric-power EZ10 minibuses, which can carry up to six seated passengers,...

J. Wray & Nephew Limited said an incident at the factory on the Appleton Estate in St. Elizabeth resulted in the spillage of 30 gallons of oil into the Black River today. The incident occurred this morning when a gearbox at the Appleton Factory...

The Bank of Jamaica said it will prepay foreign currency-denominated certificates of deposit (CDs) totalling approximately US$256 million (US$158.6 million and £79 million) to holders of those instruments on Wednesday, January 25. The pre-...

Q: A few days ago, one of my friends in Trinidad told me that Uber, the global online transportation network company, started to operate in Port-of-Spain and San Fernando. What will happen when that service comes to Jamaica, as inevitably it will?...

QUESTION: I currently have a mortgage which incorporates an NHT portion with one of the building societies. I am now interested in selling this property and buying another somewhere else. If I sell this, can I get any NHT assistance with the next...

As a principle, I don't like the idea of giving general business advice to entrepreneurs because I believe businesses are so vastly different that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to most challenges.For me, offering blanket recommendations is...

One of the few issues about which the new president of the United States has been consistent is his approach towards Mexico.Ever since his extraordinary electoral campaign first began, he has made his intention clear. He would build a wall to stop...

Western Union has agreed to pay US$586 million to the United States government to compensate victims of fraud that the money-transfer company failed to protect.The US government said last Thursday that Western Union did not have a strong enough anti...

The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.American Airlines announced that passengers will be able to buy "...

Brazilian authorities on Friday were investigating a plane crash that killed the Supreme Court justice in charge of a major corruption case just weeks before he was scheduled to issue a ruling that could have revealed accusations against politicians...
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