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Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The employment of persons with disabilities (PWD) is a topic that is seldom addressed by business owners. It is believed, often incorrectly, that hiring these persons will result in added expenses such as special equipment to accommodate...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The following is taken from the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's Economic Policy Framework...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ford Motor Company's third-quarter net income rose 68 per cent as it grabbed a bigger share of the United States auto market and buyers paid more for its highly rated cars and trucks.It was Ford's sixth-straight quarterly profit and the company's best...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) will begin a twice-weekly service to Grenada, taking over the route previously serviced by Air Jamaica, whose operation it acquired this year.In April, the Jamaican Govern-ment acquired a 16 per cent stake in CAL as part...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

K divestment of the Norman Manley International Airport would likely increase the possibility of a merger of air and seaport oversight agencies, Earl Richards has said.The Norman Manley divestment, which is structured to include the domestic aerodromes...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Producers Group (JP) is upgrading its peeling and packaging facility in Annotto Bay, St Mary, from which the company intends to start delivering to the market fresh produce ready for the pot.The company hopes to bring some of the products...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In today's story 'Factories Corp puts 13 properties on the market', the book value of the properties was incorrectly stated as J$589.2 billion.

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lime Jamaica has accused Digicel Jamaica of misrepresenting its WiMax broadband technology as fourth generation or 4G, saying it is more likely being delivered from a 3G platform, but the Irish mobile provider has hit back immediately...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With an eye on future earnings, the Govern-ment is marketing to potential investors several resort locations across Jamaica which are slated for development.And to lure them, Jampro is dangling various...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

German automaker BMW AG is issuing recalls involving about 150,000 luxury vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps that could cause vehicles to lose power.One recall involves 130,000 vehicles...

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Billionaire Warren Buffett renewed speculation about his successor Monday by hiring a new investment manager to handle "a significant portion" of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's investment portfolio.

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Starved of operating cash while inventory builds in its warehouses due to a drop in demand and competition from imports, Caribbean Cement Company Limited has revealed plans to reduce its workforce, but says the number is subject to union talks....

Published:Wednesday | October 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Trinidad and Tobago government has been given a week to decide on new proposals submitted by a group of policy holders of the cash strapped Colonial Life Insurance Company...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The beleaguered Jamaica Fire Brigade received a much-needed boost yesterday with the donation of rescue equipment valued at $20.8 million dollars by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).That donation was buttressed by a donation of $5 million from...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) and Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena (SPRC) were named the best marine terminals in the Caribbean by the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA).KWL was named Best Multi-purpose Terminal and SPRC was named the Best...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Circulation is still dropping at United States newspapers.Figures released Monday by the Audit Bureau of Circulations show average daily circulation fell five per cent in the six months that ended September 30, compared with the same period a year...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

World stocks rose and the dollar slumped Monday after global finance chiefs vowed to avoid a currency war that could derail the global recovery.With no concrete guidelines to go by, however, investors are wary that this may only prove a temporary...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

(AP):Federal banking regulators are examining whether mortgage companies cut corners on their own procedures when they moved to foreclose on people's homes, United States Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.Preliminary results of the...

Published:Tuesday | October 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With the growth in technology and the demands of an enlightened market, GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS), through its brand Bill Express, has responded to a need for a national, one-stop bill payment company to be established throughout Jamaica ...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A LEADING private-sector body is urging the parliamentary Opposition and other interest groups to embrace the public-sector transformation process. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), in its submission to Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

From dormitory community to municipality, Portmore, St Catherine, has come a long way. And this month has marked another milestone for what is recognised as one of Jamaica's fastest-growing communities.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When you are deciding on a name for your business, you need remember that the business name is what creates a first impression on your potential customers/clients.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The following is taken from the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's Economic Policy Framework. Jamaican exports need to be more diverse and have greater technical intensity.

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THERE ARE three critical areas that will be vital for the survival of individuals and nations. These are the areas on which all eyes should be focused. This is not an individual thing, so all will have to pay keen attention to these areas...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Brazil's government says unemployment is at its lowest since 2002.The government's IBGE statistics bureau says that unemployment was at 6.2 per cent in September.

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