Startup Challenge To Help Local Entrepreneurs
Bernews

The Bermuda Startup Challenge, led by Chairman Adrian Lodge and Co-chair John Narraway will put a new spin on the annual Startup Weekend event that...

Startup Challenge To Help Local Entrepreneurs
Bernews

The Bermuda Startup Challenge, led by Chairman Adrian Lodge and Co-chair John Narraway will put a new spin on the annual Startup Weekend event that has been held in Bermuda for the last four years. With support from the...

No politics, please: DR Congo tycoon
Jamaica Observer

LUBUMBASHI, DR Congo (AFP) — Rebels have wanted to kill him, NGOs accuse him of exploitation and Chinese newcomers have rattled his Congo mining empire, but George Forrest, one of Africa's biggest businessmen,...

Snapchat parent's stock plummets after Kylie Jenner tweet
Jamaica Observer

Washington, UNITED STATES (AFP) — Snapchat's parent company lost some US$1.3 billion in market value on Thursday after reality star Kylie Jenner's tweet that she was no longer using the messaging service.“sooo...

Tackling the Jamaican customer service dilemma
Jamaica Observer

You walk into a funeral home to make the last arrangements for a loved one. You are heavy with grief. The funeral home rep doesn't ask you how are coping. Instead, he is insisting that you pick the colour of the casket...

Are you working hard while your money is on vacation?
Jamaica Observer

So while you are busy working each day, what is your money doing? Normally we ask in this column how your money is feeling. But now we also want you to consider what activities your money is taking while you are working...

Big returns for investors in 2018 — John Jackson
Jamaica Observer

Investing guru John Jackson says there are 10 stocks poised to return in excess of 100 per cent to investors in 2018. On his ICInsider.com blog, Jackson makes the case that as the Jamaican economy turns around, investors...

Xmas dumpling results in dentists visit
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne,I am seeking your assistance with an incident that occurred while my wife and I were staying at the Hilton Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort and Spa during the Christmas season. We stayed at the hotel from...

Two-pronged approach for job creation
Jamaica Observer

CORRUPTION*** News last week that Jamaica had risen five places in Transparency International's 2017 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) could not have been more of a welcome relief for the Government as it continues to...

Private sector should invest in professional development of staff — Education Minister
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has called on the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to collaborate with stakeholders in the education and training sectors to develop professional...

Toxic workplace resistance
Jamaica Gleaner

How do you escape a corporate culture you hate to work in each day? Should it be attacked head-on, or is another more subtle approach needed?Perhaps you know the feeling of being trapped in a toxic work environment. The...

China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment
Jamaica Gleaner

The founder of one of China's biggest insurers, who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, will be prosecuted for financial offences and...

Cash-strapped Venezuela faces eviction from Miami consulate
Jamaica Gleaner

Venezuela's cash-strapped government faces eviction from a Miami building it once owned after its consulate failed to pay rent since August.The notice demanding the consulate vacate the building in the ritzy Brickell...

Finding projects that demonstrate regional integration has a future
Jamaica Gleaner

In a few days, Caricom Heads of Government will meet in Haiti. Judging from recent conversations with senior figures across the region, the encounter is unlikely to be straightforward or easy.While no doubt there will be...

Soft skills for job seekers
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: I hear increasingly about 'soft skills' in my job search. How do I go about making sure I possess such skills and competently talk about them? I have to be wondering if this is why I am not getting any calls for...

The nexus between bank fees and creditor life insurance
Jamaica Gleaner

Question: I saw a newspaper ad a few days ago about creditor life insurance. The insurer behind it is part of a group that owns a major commercial bank. What is this type of coverage all about? Is it necessary? I am...

Investing a lump sum for retirement
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: I would like to find out what my best options are as it relates to investing a lump sum towards my retirement. I am 45 years old, female with one dependent. I like to take moderate risk. Please advise as I am...

Dollar appreciation leads to negative returns on BOJ bond
Jamaica Gleaner

Investors in a US dollar-indexed bond issued by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), last year had a negative return of 1.15 per cent on their investment because of the appreciation of the Jamaican dollar between last September and...

Gorstew denied again
Jamaica Gleaner

A second effort by the Gorstew Limited for the Privy Council to grant permission for an appeal against the acquittal of three former ATL executives in a fraud case adjudicated more than three years ago has been blocked by...

Salada to launch new coffee brand - Mountain Bliss to target millennials
Jamaica Gleaner

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited gave shareholders a sneak peek on Wednesday of a new brand of coffee that is meant to tease the taste buds of millennials.The Mountain Bliss 876 line will be on the shelves in a about a week,...

GG takes in Agrofest
Nation News

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason met some of the island’s entrepreneurs yesterday during a visit to Agrofest. She walked around to different booths, interacted with local craftsmen and women and...

Photos & Video: BEAST Gym Grand Opening
Bernews

Bermuda Elite Athletic Strength Training [B.E.A.S.T.] hosted their Grand Opening today [Feb 24] at their new location on Dundonald Street, with Premier David Burt cutting the ribbon to mark the event and taking a tour of...

Noel Hylton dies
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica -  Former Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) president and chairman Noel Hylton died Saturday afternoon at the University Hospital of the West Indies Intensive Care Unit after a long illness.Born in...

Somers Limited Announces Financial Results
Bernews

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Somers Limited a financial services investment holding company, announce its results for the...

Somers Limited Announces Financial Results
Bernews

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Somers Limited a financial services investment holding company, announce its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017. The full filing stated: Somers Limited, a...

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 24
Bernews

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 24th. On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Christian Radich full-rigged...

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