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In this file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Darren Woods, at left, listens during a meeting with energy sector business leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. AP

Congressional Democrats in the United States are calling top executives at ExxonMobil and other oil giants to testify at a House hearing, as lawmakers investigate what they say is a long-running, industry-wide campaign to spread disinformation...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index continued its downward trend Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 36/49. The index declined by 2,052.58 points or 0.50 per cent to close at 404,930.37. The JSE Main Market Index was down 1,499....
In this file photo, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Darly Vaz, unveils a Free Wifi sign at the launch of the Universal Service Fund (USF) Free public WiFi in May Pen, Clarendon in November 2020. He was accompanied by (from left)  Member of Parli

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having driven much of Jamaica’s business and social activities online, there has been a mere 4.5 per cent increase in the availability and use of broad internet service – both fixed and mobile – in the country over one...

Wholesale prices for gas and electricity are surging across Europe, raising the prospect of increases in already-high utility bills and further pain for people who have taken a financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Governments are scrambling...

Colin McGann, Assistant General Manager of Innovation at MC Systems, the technology arm of The Jamaica National Group said businesses, academia, government and civic leadership are to be empowered so that they can collectively innovate. “From that...

Big United States banking conglomerate Wells Fargo...

The Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago have been fingered as the next two Caribbean countries expected to default on their sovereign debt, with widespread repercussions for their economies, populations, creditors and, eventually, the corrective policy...

Large events equipment-rental and logistics firm Main Event Entertainment Limited has reported a profitable July 2021 third quarter, with its net profit of $28.7 million representing a significant upturn from the loss-making similar three months...

KLE Group, operator of the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records (UBTR)-branded restaurants and other emerging businesses, cut its losses by 26 per cent for the second quarter of its financial year ending June 30, 2021, a performance that has made its...

Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, has listed at least 10 business services that it intends to make paperless before the end of the fiscal year in April 2022, as it aims to have 90 per cent of all tax payment transactions online. The move also comes...
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