World Bank says remittance growth only seen in Caribbean
Jamaica Gleaner

The World Bank says the only region to record growth in remittances in 2016 was Latin America and the Caribbean.On Friday, the Washington-based financial institution said regional growth was estimated at US$73 billion, an...

Caribbean looks to UAE for tourism boost
Jamaica Gleaner

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says it is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Emirates Holidays, the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, as it moves to broaden the...

Readymix gives back $0.58
Trinidad Guardian

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which three advanced, six declined and four traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 93,979 shares crossing the floor...

Three Bermuda firms win airport contracts
Royal Gazette

Three Bermudian engineering firms yesterday celebrated major contracts for work on the new airport which will provide work for more than 50 people. Bermuda-Caribbean Engineering, DampJ Excavation and Correia Construction...

The Henrys have it
Jamaica Observer

In his first race, he finished second behind the winner of the 2000 Guineas, Fearles Samurai. In his second race, Henry The Second finished second behind the winner of the Jamaica Two- Year-Old Stakes and top two-year-old...

Exotic Gold bouncing back to win the 2012 Jamaica Oaks
Jamaica Observer

After flopping as the favourite in the 2012 Jamaica 1000 Guineas, Exotic Gold returned and outstayed rivals to win the $4.3 million Jamaica Bigga Oaks, handing Dane Nelson his only win to date in the 10-furlong event....

Eleven left in Caribbean Choice Jamaica Oaks
Jamaica Observer

Following another stage of declaration, 11 horses have been listed to compete in the Caribbean Choice sponsored fillies’ only Jamaica Oak next Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Exotic Gold bouncing...

Draws dominate Western Confed Super League semis
Jamaica Observer

FROME, Westmoreland — Both ties in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley’s JB Rum Super League semi-finals were tied after Saturday’s first leg at the Frome Sports Complex in...

Multilateralism is a key element in promoting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Jamaica Observer

The end of last year and the start of the current one were marked by major changes and enormous uncertainties, although there were also some notable advances and great opportunities, both at the global level and for Latin...

Entrepreneurs of a new order
Jamaica Observer

It was encouraging to read the journey of Yoni Epstein in the Sunday Finance magazine of the Sunday Observer, April 16, 2017. His story is one of inspiration to Jamaican entrepreneurs. Local Opinion Tue, 25 Apr 2017...

Westmoreland Warriors, Clarendon Galaxy score big wins in Elite League
Jamaica Observer

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Western Zone leaders Westmoreland Warriors and Clarendon Galaxy rebounded from their 3-3 draw to scoregood wins on Saturday last as the JFF Digicel Elite League continued with a triple...

JNGI sponsors All Jamaica Squash tournament
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA National General Insurance (JNGI) has come forward to sponsor the 2017 All-Jamaica Squash Championships which began last evening and will continue to April 28 at the Liguanea Club, in New Kingston, starting at...

Caribbean Choice stays with the ‘ladies’
Jamaica Observer

In its commitment to the racing industry, GraceKennedy, through its Caribbean Choice brand, has once again stepped forward as the main title sponsor for the Jamaica Oaks (Grade One), it was announced at a press conference...

Stamp of approval
Jamaica Observer

The Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) methodology was once dubbed an experiment by many local coaches, but the performance of Jamaica’s Zaneta Alvaranga at the recently concluded Carifta Swimming Championships...

Windies staring defeat
Jamaica Observer

Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah made the most of a deteriorating fourth-day pitch to leave West Indies desperately staring at defeat in the first Test at Sabina Park in Kingston. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

No more doubts
Jamaica Observer

Yes, there were many doubters. Yes, there were many who said that he was just lucky. Yes, there were many who concluded that he could not match strides with the best on offer. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT...

TTNGL adds $0.50
Trinidad Guardian

Overall market activity resulted from trading in nine securities of which three advanced, four declined and two traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 50,150 shares crossing the...

Aecon Awards Four Contracts For Airport
Bernews

Aecon Group announced today that it has awarded four contracts as “part of the preliminary work to build Bermuda’s first purpose-built airport,” with the contracts awarded to Bermuda-Caribbean...

Sutherland Global named Business of the Year
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Still a relatively new business in the parish, business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services took top spot at this month’s Manchester Chamber of Commerce (MCC)...

Preventing the pain of road deaths
Jamaica Observer

The tragic death of Olympian and Jamaica record holder Germaine Mason is a stark reminder that motorcyclists represent a high percentage of Jamaica’s road fatalities. Thirty-four-year-old Mason lost his life early...

Our priorities are all screwed up
Jamaica Observer

The curtains came down recently on the Inter-secondary Schools’ Sports Association’s 107th Boys’ and Girls’ championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, with Calabar High School...

How bad corporate debts are holding back India’s growth
Jamaica Observer

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — The recent arrest of Vijay Mallya highlighted the problem of bad loans in India, but analysts say the tycoon’s unpaid debts are just the tip of an iceberg that is already holding back...

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalisation of its plant there. Local...

World Bank says remittance growth only seen in LAC region
Trinidad Guardian

WASHINGTON—Despite overall global decline, the World Bank says the only region to record growth in remittances in 2016, was Latin America and the Caribbean. On Friday, the Washington-based financial institution said...

Coca-Cola in North Korea? It’s (usually not) the Real Thing
Jamaica Observer

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Coca-Cola is possibly the world’s most recognisable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the...

Gambia’s race to save its ‘Roots’ on Kunta Kinteh island
Jamaica Observer

KUNTA KINTEH ISLAND, Gambia (AFP) — As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in Roots, put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism. Local Business Sun, 23 Apr...

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