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The General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is shown in Hamtramck, Michigan, on Monday, January 27.

General Motors, GM, is spending US$2.2 billion to refurbish an underused Detroit factory so it can build a series of electric and self-driving vehicles, eventually employing 2,000 people. GM said in a statement Monday that the factory will start...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced marginally on Monday. The index moved up by 2,184.48 points or 0.45 per cent to close at 492,916.12. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,657.81 points or 0.54 per cent to close at...
Minute Rentals Chief Executive Officer and founder, Ferone Bryan.

Minute Rentals, a business which holds itself as the only hourly car rental company in Jamaica, will use the $300,000 it earned as winner of the JSE Pitch Room towards the development of a real-time customer relations management system. The Pitch...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined marginally on Friday. The index moved down by 947.72 points or 0.19 per cent to close at 490,731.64. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 907.78 points or 0.18 per cent to close at 496,361....

Trinidadian conglomerate Massy Holdings Limited wants to distribute liquefied natural gas, LNG, in Jamaica to complement its cooking gas operation, a strategy that appears designed to contain any likely business fallout from the switch to cheaper...

Food manufacturer and distributor Caribbean Producers Jamaica, CPJ, owner of the Cru Bar brand, has appointed an independent management company to run the entertainment spot. Cru Bar...

The Government of Jamaica will come to market with an initial public offering for the near 20 per cent stake it owns in power utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, shortly after the IPO for toll road concessionaire TransJamaican Highway,...

Of the 361 services offered by the Jamaica Government, only 30, or eight per cent, can be started and completed online. That suggests the Government has a mammoth task to achieve its policy goal of a fully digital Jamaica, one that requires the...

Beverly Salu grew up in the taxi business. Her late mother, Icolyn Chung, owned and operated Yellow and Checker Cabs, two of the earliest taxi businesses in Jamaica. In the 1990s, Salu and her Nigeria-born husband Yomi Salu operated their own taxi...

The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit United Kingdom have all raised the prospect of concluding trade deals between themselves by the end of this year, setting up an intense few months of negotiations. High-level...
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