Former head of the state-owned National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Joan Gordon-Webley, has leveraged experience gained during her stint at the national agency to create a rival private business in waste collection and home maintenance service.
A self-imposed boycott of five Caymanas Park race meets has cost Jamaican bookmakers more than lost revenues; the shops appear to have lost some market share to illicit operators, and are now fighting to regain the business.
GraceKennedy Limited will survive even the worst Jamaican financial or natural disaster based on scenario planning used to test the 90-year-old company's resilience to external shocks, says Executive Chairman Douglas Orane.
Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke plans to bring fish farmers and processors to the table to work out business deals in a push by Government to replace imports of tilapia with local produce.
Realtor Andrew Issa says the savings projected from a two-year tax holiday granted to the National Housing Trust (NHT) should be reinvested into the development of homes capped at J$7 million in price to gin up market supply.
Scotiabank Jamaica has set aside J$300 million for loans to members of the Women Business Owners Limited (WBO) for a selected period under a programme backed by the Inter-American Development Bank.
Major hassle over minor claimQuestion: I was driving one day when another car travelling in the opposite direction hit a patch of gravel.
I am currently a Canadian citizen but I was born in Jamaica. I am in the process of getting my Jamaican passport and then I have to apply for my TRN to allow me to trade stocks on the Jamaican exchange. I have a couple of questions: Does the exchange trade options?
Local banks are wary of disclosing the level of liabilities arising from credit-card fraud and other kinds of cybercrime, but they continue to run education programmes aimed at raising awareness among merchants and bank clients who might eventually be affected.
An ancient palm, garlanded with moss, stands sentinel over the pitted driveway which bisects the ancient heart of Hope Botanic Gardens. Sweeping from the driveway, to the north and south, are well-manicured lawns, green and flush from daily watering.
In the year 2062, J. Wray & Nephew Limited will unveil a centenary rum edition under its Appleton Estate label, further intertwining its long-term planning with the reflective high points of Jamaican history.