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Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I need your help. I want to launch events to motivate young people like me who are stuck about how to get on the right career path now. I'm targeting youth - who are trained, skilled, degreed and also unskilled, leaving no one behind the...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A study published last Wednesday found that the bulk of federal funds slated for post-hurricane reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico are going to mainland companies despite a federal provision that states that local companies should receive...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

You will not find the word 'overtourism' in the Oxford English Dictionary.Despite this, it is being used increasingly by tourism professionals around the world. It describes the experience of residents in locations where large numbers of visitors...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The thrill of getting approved for your first credit card might wear off - at least a little - when you see the news punctuating that congratulatory message: Your new credit limit is lower than you expected...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Days after United States President Donald Trump denounced globalism before world leaders at the United Nations, China and Russia positioned themselves last Friday as defenders of internationalism that are keeping promises when Washington is backing...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 11:56 AM

Digicel has completed a sale and leaseback agreement with Phoenix Tower International (PTI) through its Jamaican subsidiary, Phoenix Tower Jamaica Limited in relation to a number of its towers in Jamaica, the telecoms company announced today. The...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Small investors have never excited financial firms enough to target them as a group. They just don't deliver the same margins as the business generated from large institutions and high net worth...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The first Tracks & Records franchise to open on foreign soil is set to launch on October 10 in London, with 14 more to be rolled out in the United Kingdom over five years...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking, and clearing smog from the air.This vision of the future is...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MBJ Airports Limited, which manages Jamaica's largest airport, says companies have approached it for space to set up legal marijuana stores.But Sangster International Airport's management is seeking...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When shareholders of Sterling Investments Limited convene on Monday to vote on the second stock split in three years, the operators of the company expect the outcome to set the stage for a strategic shift by...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GB Energy Jamaica, the petroleum marketing company that operates the Texaco fuel stations, was to unveil a new automated payment system before business owners and operators at a function last...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mayberry Jamaica Equities Limited, MJE, which holds minority positions in listed companies, has raised $2.2 billion in cash to make new investments in stocks.MJE remains bullish...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mavis Bank Coffee Factory Limited, makers of Jablum coffee, is rolling out three infused flavours that include French vanilla, coconut rum and gold rum coffees to the Caribbean marketMavis Bank already offers...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A fierce global trade war would hurt the United States economy significantly, making households poorer and destroying jobs, while China would not suffer as much, according to a simulation carried...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The United States economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the second quarter, the best performance in nearly four years, though economists believe growth has slowed in the current quarter partly...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

China announced more tariff cuts Wednesday on imports of construction machinery and other goods, but took no action to address the complaints from the United States about its technology policy.The move...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After two failed buyout attempts that could have put it in a better position to compete against larger rivals, Rite Aid is shuffling its board of directors and dividing power at the top of...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, who unwound a troubled merger with Chrysler Corporation and led the German automaker to a string of record profits, will hand off next year to Ola Kallenius, a longtime insider who heads...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Property and investment conglomerate PanJam Investment Limited has shelled out $2.7 billion for a stake in JMMB Group Limited, whose financial businesses span three Caribbean countries.PanJam now holds...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 9:15 PMAP

  United States securities regulators are asking a federal court to oust Tesla Inc's Elon Musk as chairman and CEO, alleging in a complaint that he committed securities fraud with false statements about plans to take the company private....

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Uber will pay US$148 million and tighten data security after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information, according to a settlement announced Wednesday.Uber Technologies Inc reached...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 3:08 PMAP

  The United States Federal Reserve signalled its confidence Wednesday in the U.S. economy by raising a key interest rate for a third time this year, forecasting another rate hike before year's end and predicting that it will continue to...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

The sugar sector in the Caribbean is protected from outside competition by a 40 per cent tariff on brown sugar imports, and producers want that protection extended to refined sugar as a predicate to developing a market internally.In a new position...

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