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Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Broilers Group Limited (JBG) ethanol sales have plunged to half the levels of a year ago, truncating sales by $4 billion - a result of erratic demand.JBG attributes the performance ...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

75 per cent already soldThe 2010 JMA/JEA expo will cost $20 million to stage, its organisers said Tuesday at the launch of the annual event, whose theme this year is 'Brand Jamaica to the World'.Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) and Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two Colonial Life Insurance Company subsidiaries - CLICO International Life Insurance Company and British American Insurance Company - have been banned from writing any new business and face being...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Karl Samuda, who last month defended the planned move uptown of agencies under his portfolio as economical for them, is now planning to do the opposite and move his ministry downtown "within months".

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean's biggest supplier of sugar to Europe and the United States says drought is threatening its vast sugarcane fields. The state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation....

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

You may not be prone to nail-biting nervousness in times of uncertainty, but the odds in favour of experiencing jitters before and during a job interview, even so, is quite high.Fear of the unknown and anxiety about making a good impression should not...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shields and Shields, local retailer and producer of fresh cut flowers and plants, will be moving into wholesale vegetables starting around April, as the company seeks...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

To European officials, financial derivatives are dangerous weapons that worsened Greece's debt crisis and should be curbed.To Wall Street, they're tools that reduce risk and generate profits and should be left alone...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Characterising it as a regional failing, Trinidad's central bank chief Ewart Williams said the financial monitoring system, which he described as rudimentary,...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Contingency plans in place for some Caribbean routes The planned seven days of strike action by British Airways (BA) workers is worrying hoteliers who foresee a potential loss of business, notwithstanding assurances from the carrier...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Production at Cuba's sugar plants has been hit hard this year by inefficiency, a spate of breakdowns and other technical problems, state-media reported, adding to sobering news for the island's economy.Breakdowns and other interruptions have idled...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Maritime and Transport Services Limited, local representatives for Maersk Line, has received the Praetorian Award for more than 40 years of unbroken membership with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC)....

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, March 17, LIME staff who volunteer for community projects will be given time off from work to participate in outreach, dubbed 'kindness day' by the company.The project will be played out across LIME Caribbean's 13 regional markets....

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q.I am a single parent in desperate need of a raise of pay. My only son is in second year in a United States college and I am finding it hard to make two ends meet.

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:07 PM

The Gleaner Group reported a one per cent increase in revenue at a meeting with its investors’ at The Company’s North Street Offices on Monday.

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 10:55 AM

An investors\' briefing meeting is now underway at The Gleaner\'s North Street office.

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oftentimes when there is job loss, it can feel like one of the most devastating things to happen to you, because you lose your means of earning to support yourself and your family.

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Palmyra Resort and Spa's developer Robert Trotta may be one of the world's premier resort development builders, but he had a Plan B just in case."I would probably...

Published:Monday | March 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

DEPUTY GROUP president of the Capital and Credit Financial Group, Curtis Martin, had some words of encouragement for a group of sixth-form students at his alma mater, Kingston College, recently.During the visit, geared towards the senior students...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Question: My first insurance claim, a total loss, is now being processed by my insurer. The car was destroyed by fire. It was comprehensively insured for $500,000. When the fire occurred, I was earning 60 per cent no-claims discount. Will I lose the entire discount as result of the claim? Is this the usual practice in the industry?

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Representatives of the companies that were selected as the best in their categories by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) are seen here posing with their 'Best of Chamber' awards.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With commercial banks having either upped their transaction fees or having signalled their intention to do so, the country's two stand-alone building societies, in a bid to pull business from the banks, are highlighting some services they still offer for free.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As March 15 looms, self-employed professionals are busy engaging accountants to complete their tax returns to meet the statutory deadline. These accountants will undoub-tedly be combing through the various expenses of these professionals to maximise the tax allowance.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The GraceKennedy group has spent $120 million on outfitting a new home for its financial and insurance subsidiaries in Montego Bay, whose operations have now shifted to the Fairview complex from downtown the city.

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kevin Richards is a name familiar in finance and investment circles, but he has chosen to leave the comfort of his desk as an employee, and the profession at which he has excelled, to launch his own business as home-improvement specialist.

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