The complex interaction of growing assets, new asset taxes and the application of new accounting rules resulted in a reduction in first-quarter profit for National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB), according to the banking group's finance head.
Brian Pengelley, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA), says Jamaica may not be getting the best value from investments being pumped into the country through the massive inflow of Chinese investments.
Minister of Science and Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell says the Government is committed to making Jamaica a world leader in the exploitation of the economic value of ganja derivatives.
I am turning 56 this year and would like to apply for early retirement, but I'm not sure how to go about the process.
Are there any local or international best practices that speak to how insurance customers are to be treated generally, and more specifically, how claims are to be dealt with (by insurance companies)?
Don't put yourself out there today - in the newspapers, on TV, or on radio - unless you are prepared to welcome the tax authorities into your business tomorrow.
The National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica says space initially acquired for office purposes at the Dorchester on Oxford Road In Kingston has improved significantly in value since the time of purchase in 2007.
Talk about a threat to Jamaica's tourism industry now that Cuba is entering a new era in diplomatic relations with its decades-old nemesis, the United States, is entirely misplaced, says Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips.