Jamaica moving to become a digital economy, says PM
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaican Government says its is taking steps to transform Jamaican into a digital economy.Speaking yesterday at the 9th Annual Mona School of Business Management (MSBM) Roundtable CEO Breakfast Forum at the Mona...

Nordic American rules out bond offering
Royal Gazette

Bermudian-headquartered Nordic American Tankers has decided it will not conduct a bond offering to raise additional capital. In an open letter to shareholders and investors, the company noted improving conditions in the...

EU substance concern seen as economic threat
Royal Gazette

Bermuda has to guard against being bullied into cutting its own throat amid European Union demands over companies based here that are deemed to lack economic substance. Bob Richards, the former finance minister, made the...

North Shore restaurant in line for TV boost
Royal Gazette

A homely Devonshire restaurant is set to be recognised by the Travel Channel for its tasty cassava pie. Flame, a family-owned business located on North Shore Road, Devonshire, was launched by owners Jennifer and Greg...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 21 2018
Bernews

June 21 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,723.21, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 61...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 21 2018
Bernews

June 21 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,723.21, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 61 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]....

LIAT again
Antigua Observer

Guess what? The heads of government for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have met and they have discussed one of our favourite topics, the Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) ... again! This time, the...

Dom Rep points to increased trade with Haiti
Jamaica Observer

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — The government of the Dominican Republic says trade with neighbouring Haiti has surpassed last year's figure of US$800 million.This was disclosed by Foreign Minister Miguel...

Mottley meets with IDB president to discuss loan disbursement rate
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has expressed concern with Barbados' disbursement rate of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).She made the comments on Wednesday after a...

In football-mad Haiti, World Cup offers relief from daily grind
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Whether they are fans of Argentina's Lionel Messi or devotees of Brazil's “Selecao,” Haitians struck by football fever have brought life on their Caribbean island to a...

Cuba slightly loosens controls on state media
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Minutes after a plane carrying 113 people crashed on takeoff from Havana airport, Cuban state media filled with minute-by-minute updates, cellphone video from the accident and an interview from...

Blue Power protects Guyanese market from Dominican competition
Jamaica Observer

Soap manufacturing company Blue Power has beefed up supplies in the Guyanese market, in addition to securing a contract with a Florida-based distributor as part of efforts to protect its revenue stream from unfavourable...

Rum direct from sugar cane can boost industry
Jamaica Observer

Experiments undertaken by National Rums of Jamaica (NRJ) to distil their rum directly from sugar cane juice, if successful, could result in increased jobs for local farmers and agricultural workers, while reviving the...

Sandals consumes whopping 5 million pounds of local farm produce yearly
Jamaica Observer

While Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw was correct in urging greater use of local farm produce by the hotel sector to avoid market gluts, he overlooked those who were already well on...

Less than 300 taxpayers account for 68 percent of GRA total revenue – GRA Boss
Kaieteur News

  By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell What better place to talk about tax evasion than a room filled with influential businessmen and women? Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Commissioner General, Godfrey Statia, did not miss...

Walter Molano | Venezuela: 'Curiouser and curiouser'
Jamaica Gleaner

In Lewis Carrol's masterpiece, Alice in Wonderland, the protagonist comes face to face with an array of unusual circumstances that somehow have their own logic when viewed from a different perspective.In much the...

Treasury chief outlines UK plan to remain a finance hub
Jamaica Gleaner

Britain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in a speech that was to be...

Xiaomi: A Chinese start-up out to challenge Google, Amazon
Jamaica Gleaner

Xiaomi, a Chinese cell phone maker that helped pioneer the trend towards ultra-low-priced smartphones, is preparing for what would possibly be the biggest tech initial public offering since e...

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices
Jamaica Gleaner

Officials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much they will open the spigot - and the effect on oil prices - remain wild cards....

DBJ raising billions to rescue start-ups from ‘valley of death’
Jamaica Gleaner

The Development Bank of Jamaica, DBJ, has received billions of dollars in new multilateral money, and is hunting billions more, to be able to up its game as a full-service provider of...

Kremi profits falter under rising input costs
Jamaica Gleaner

Ice cream maker Caribbean Cream Limited, which trades as Kremi, faced rising input costs last year, but chose to absorb some of them, while tempering price increases on customers, according to CEO...

Blue Power acquires operating complex, still rents warehouse
Jamaica Gleaner

Blue Power Group Limited, which makes soaps and trades in lumber, purchased the properties that house its soap division in downtown Kingston within the quarter ending April.The company...

Supreme Ventures wants data from its customers
Jamaica Gleaner

Gaming company Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) will soon start collecting data from its nearly 300,000 customers."We are currently developing our own business intelligence solution ... to understand our...

KWL setting up pre-inspection facility for used car imports
Jamaica Gleaner

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) is setting up a pre-delivery inspection facility at Tinson Pen in Kingston, with the aim of taking over the inspection service for used car imports.The...

Salada under pressure as market adjusts to cess, quota
Jamaica Gleaner

Import rules around coffee, plus the new commodity cess imposed by regulator JACRA, have put instant coffee processor Salada Foods Jamaica Limited in an uncomfortable spot.Not only has local...

Don’t worry about foreign reserves
Trinidad Guardian

Although T&T used up half of a billion dollars of foreign reserves over the past six months and is likely to use more for the rest of the year, the country should not be worried, Central Bank Governor Alvin Hilaire...

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