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Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of the West Indies will be establishing a new Caribbean Competitiveness Centre at its St Augustine campus in Trinidad and Tobago.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The United States dollar hit a six-month low against the euro Friday after strong economic growth overseas overshadowed more modest signs of expansion in the United States.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vance Ehmke tracks global grain markets as closely as he watches the weather forecasts, so when his winter wheat crop was nearly double its normal size, he hoped all those extra bushels would make up for lacklustre prices amid a global grain glut.Then...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

United and Continental closed the deal on Friday that creates the world's biggest airline.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Joseph Matalon, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), is urging Jamaican businesses to help give life to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) by getting more aggressive about expanding their business dealings.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A week ago, a letter was sent from British Defence Secretary Liam Fox to British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Question: On September 9 this year, I was travelling to work along the Race Course Road.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CARICOM Secretary General Dr Edwin Carrington has described as a "mammoth task" the efforts by senior government officials undertaking a revision of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas that governs the regional...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Commission of enquiry established to assess the regulatory, institutional, and pricing arrangements in the sugar industry has wrapped up hearings and passed on the findings to the governor general.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tropical Storm Nicole has affected the operations of businesses across the island with the sector reporting loss in production days and still counting the monetary losses to business.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cars and trucks averaging 62 miles per gallon(mpg)? Seems extraordinary now, but the United States government suggested Friday that automakers could be required to build new line-ups by 2025 that make today's high-mileage hybrids seem conventional and...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lissant Mitchell on Friday was promoted to chief operating officer (COO) of Scotia DBG Investments Limited, weeks into the sealing of the deal to sell The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A new report covering Jamaica and more than 25 other countries in the region has found that Latin America and...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cuba on Tuesday said state workers who lose their jobs in massive government layoffs, slated for the next six months, will receive an offer of alternative work, and can appeal to labour authorities if they are not happy with it.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Every so often we discuss policy with respect to marijuana production and use in Jamaica. Recently, I came across a column I wrote in 1996 about the issue.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Wednesday confirmed that her four-month-old People's Partnership government had cancelled a multimillion-dollar contract with a British-based company for three offshore patrol vessels for use by the Trinidad...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Norbrook Capital Management LLC, which earlier this year acquired local Internet shopping firm MailPac Services, has now added Compact car rental company to principal Khary Robinson's acquisitions.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Provisions are being made to assist Jamaican small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as part of efforts to standardise global accounting systems.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Facey Commodity Company Limited, the large Jamaican distribution company, has brought together its information technology and business support services in 12 countries under its flagship Productive Business Solutions (PBS) brand ...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Subscribers to the Lasco Financial Services initial public offering are guaranteed full allocations up to 50,000 shares, but beyond that number will only obtain a portion of the amounts applied for, lead broker Mayberry Investments Limited (MIL) has...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican fiscal and monetary authorities, while predicting that economic activity would likely be flat, worse case, or attain growth of up to one per cent, best case, had added riders that could derail gains - including weather shocks....

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The St Lucia government has launched an investigation to determine how a confidential memo written to Prime Minister Stephenson King by his Attorney General Rudolph Francis has been published in Italy, where a political scandal is brewing involving...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Joseph Matalon argued on Tuesday that the government's failure to implement a range of reforms proposed by the private sector is holding back economic growth in Jamaica, and suggested that business may have to think anew about how they make their case...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The new head of the government's planning agency, Dr Gladstone Hutchinson, has proposed to his bosses a range of short-term measures, including offering tradable tax credits to start-ups, to help jump start the Jamaican economy that has shed more than...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The former headquarters of the defunct Jamaica International Telecommunications Limited (Jamintel), located at the corner of Duke and North streets in downtown Kingston, is the subject of a cash and property-swap deal...

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