Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Sunday | January 4, 2009
Real estate brokers say ...Still a sellers' market ... But maybe not for long: Real estate values projected to grow in '09
The owners of property still call the shots, but real estate brokers say that as economic conditions worsen, conditions in the market could switch.Another executive resigns from LIME
Eduardo Ryan has resigned as chief financial officer (CFO) of LIME Jamaica, just one year into his tenure.Appeal Court says VRL wrongly fired from Sans Souci contract: Tells arbitrators to reconsider damages in 2004 case
Jamaica's appeal court upheld an arbitration ruling that Carreras Ltd in 2003 wrongfully fired Super Clubs subsidiary, VRL Services, as operator of its then Sans Souci hotel...Borrowing from the multilaterals - looking beyond the numbers
Jamaica should receive inflows of around US$950 million by April 2009 from the multilaterals, Prime Minister Bruce Golding has confirmed.'Hey, Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene'
Web-savvy moms who breastfeed are irate that social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace restrict photos of nursing babies.Microsoft says Zune players working again
Many of Microsoft's Zune media players that froze up on the last day of 2008 because of a glitch involving their internal clock were functioning properly Thursday as the new year was ushered in, according to the company.COMMENTARY: Latin America and the Caribbean in 2009 ... zoning in on the economically vulnerable
Despite five years of sustained economic growth averaging five per cent, the region could not escape the effects of the global financial crisis.Commodities close out rough year ... but chaotic ending could lead to orderly beginning
The quiet trading in commodities markets on the last day of 2008 wasn't just the result of investors being on vacation; it was a sign that oil, gold, wheat and other futures had fallen from grace during a turbulent year.Laid-off foreigners scramble for work permits
For foreign professionals in the united states, the rising unemployment rate is especially daunting.Twelve marketing solutions for company growth
Here are a dozen marketing and sales guidelines to help any company build up sales in 2009.1.