Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Monday | May 11, 2009
Ochi businesses grinding to a halt - High rental, poor sales force closures - Lerner Shops, Azan's pull shutters
A combination of high rental costs and poor sales, among other factors, have forced several businesses in Ocho Rios, St Ann to close since the start of the year. The latest such closure was Lerner Shops, which closed at the end of April... Read More...Energy expert says Jamaica could become green economy
AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL and energy expert Jerome Ringo says if Jamaica adds more education to its abundance of wind and sunlight, it can develop a green economy.Ringo, who will address several energy fora in Jamaica this week, spoke to Gleaner Associate... Read More...Carib Cement employees to resume work
Staff at the Caribbean Cement Company have been ordered to resume work this morning after the Industrial Dispute Tribunal (IDT) intervened in a labour disagreement. Labour Minister Pearnel Charles told The Gleaner that the matter was brought before... Read More...WTO head warns against unfair trading
WESTERN BUREAU: Director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Pascal Lamy, has urged Jamaica and other Caribbean countries not to establish protectionist barriers to cushion their economies from further fallout... Read More...