Jamaica Gleaner Business

Published: Monday Tuesday | January 27, 2009

Celebrating 70 years of unity
Today marks an important milestone in the history of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ). It was exactly 70 years ago on this date, that four great leaders in Jamaica's shipping industry decided to create a unified group to address the labour turmoil on the Port of Kingston...

Colombia, Venezuela form $200 million fund to boost trade
The presidents of Colombia and Venezuela pledged Saturday to invest US$100 million each in a special fund in hopes of boosting cross-border trade as the world economic crisis slashes global demand for their exports. The cash will help create small...

Pfizer to buy Wyeth for US$68b, cut 8,000 jobs
Pfizer Inc is buying rival drugmaker Wyeth in a $68 billion cash-and-stock deal that will increase its revenue by 50 per cent, solidify its No. 1 rank in the troubled industry and transform it from a pure pharmaceutical company into a broadly diversified...