Entrepreneur uses roots to bring harmony to Trench Town
Jamaica Gleaner

Daleon Salmon is the founder of Ragga Roots Herbs and Tonics, a Trench Town-based social enterprise that produces organic drinks from local products. As Salmon puts it, everything the business produces is “from Earth...

Mayberry CEO urges athletes to invest for future
Jamaica Observer

Athletes are being urged to make good investments with their earnings, towards building a strong foundation for their future.Gary Peart, chief executive officer, Mayberry Investments Limited, issued the advice during the...

Jamaican entrepreneurs featured in
Jamaica Observer

Some Jamaican entrepreneurs, leaders and personalities involved in the island's sustainability and renewable energy movement were recently featured in the internationally renowned business magazine, Forbes.The coverage...

Jamaican entrepreneurs featured in
Jamaica Observer

Some Jamaican entrepreneurs, leaders and personalities involved in the island's sustainability and renewable energy movement were recently featured in the internationally renowned business magazine, Forbes.The coverage...

Yaneek Page | Keeping consumer data private
Jamaica Gleaner

ADVISORY COLUMN: BUSINESSWISE The Businesswise column titled “Bank Customer Feels Naked and Exposed” published February 3, 2019, triggered a flood of responses from members or the public who fear being stripped...

Cedric Stephens | Elevating the insurance consumer
Jamaica Gleaner

ADVISORY COLUMN: INSURANCE HELPLINE The staff in the Financial Services Commission’s insurance division and its leaders earned applause last week. They have started a process to modernise the ways in which the $107...

Oran Hall | Athletes and financial planning
Jamaica Gleaner

ADVISORY COLUMN: PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISER Professional sportsmen and sportswomen can earn substantial income – and some do. The successful ones differ from most of us because they tend to make high earnings in a...

Jamaica Broilers inks grain deal with shipping firm UBC
Jamaica Gleaner

Large poultry producers Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG), signed a three-year agreement earlier this month with shipping company United Bulk Carriers (UBC) to supply grain to its operations in Jamaica and Haiti. The two...

NCB faces yet another hurdle in Guardian takeover bid
Jamaica Gleaner

NCB Financial Group has been forced to extend the closing deadline for its takeover of Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) because it still has hurdles to clear. Jamaica’s largest banking group needs approvals from...

Proven buys stake in party company
Jamaica Gleaner

Proven Investments Limited (PIL) has acquired a 20 per cent stake in events company Dream Entertainment Limited, adding a new line to the company’s portfolio of assets that is largely focused on investment, real...

Taxation in the age of base erosion and profit shifting
Jamaica Observer

THE many changes in the tax landscape are likely to have material impact on businesses and their tax structures. Shareholders will therefore need to give greater consideration to their company structures in order to...

Prickly pears: 'humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria
Jamaica Observer

SIDI FREDJ, Algeria (AFP) — For generations, Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits, but thanks to the cactus's new-found virtues their lives are steadily...

Jamaica Broilers signs agreement with overseas carrier
Jamaica Observer

MEMBERS of the Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) and the United Bulk Carriers (UBC) came together for the signing of a Grain Charter Agreement at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Your JPS bond and you
Jamaica Observer

JPS recently announced that it would call (ie repurchase) its 11 per cent 2021 bond at a price of US$101.83 from bondholders on March 5, 2019.This means that in addition to the interest earned for the period, bondholders...

Compensation for being hit by a taxi
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne I live in rural Jamaica and I am writing to seek assistance from you in regards to an accident that took place in 2014.On December 14, 2014 my son who was standing 'backways' on the soft shoulder of a road...

Government to publish simplified version of the budget today
Jamaica Observer

Starting this fiscal year, the Government of Jamaica will be publishing in both national newspapers t he Citizen's Guide to the Budget starting today.

One One Cacao keeps its eye on filling basket
Jamaica Observer

Several years ago Nick Davis, a BBC correspondent in Jamaica, born in England to Jamaican parents, was considering ideas for a new business venture which he wanted to start in Jamaica. Davis had already made up his mind...

Walton Bybon Crooks
Jamaica Observer

ROSE HALL, St James — Prominent entertainment entrepreneur Walton Bybon Crooks was remembered for shaping the entertainment landscape in western Jamaica during the recent service of thanksgiving for his life at...

Wray & Nephew gives Gov't 20,000 reusable bags
Jamaica Observer

In a further demonstration of its eco-friendly stance, J Wray & Nephew Ltd has donated 20,000 reusable shopping bags to the Government of Jamaica, for distribution by the local municipal corporations. This is in...

WIN HUNDREDS OF BUJU CONCERT TICKETS ... Digicel to reward lucky customers
Jamaica Star

Telecommunications firm Digicel says its customers are first in line to win hundreds of tickets to Buju Banton's 'Long Walk to Freedom' concert. The event will be held on March 16 at the National Stadium in Kingston....

Trade Winds diversifies into pineapples, dairy plan delayed
Jamaica Gleaner

Trade Winds Citrus’s ambition to become a dairy producer is still unfulfilled after 18 months awaiting permits for its preferred cattle breed.

No Ari Rodgers regret – Myrie
Jamaica Gleaner

Principal of Kingston College (KC) Dave Myrie said he has no regrets over his decision to allow injured middle-distance star Ari Rodgers to participate in last year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition.

PEP will foster entrepreneurship among youth, says Green
Jamaica Observer

STATE Minister Floyd Green says the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) will assist in fostering entrepreneurship among young persons .He contended that “it will cultivate more independent thinkers”, citing this as a...

HEART Trust/NTA launches sector skills council with business leaders
Jamaica Observer

THE HEART Trust/NTA on Wednesday officially launched the Sector Skills Councils (SSCs), an independent, employer-led committee designed to analyse and address skills development, within key sectors of the economy. The...

Outlook overshadows strong quarter at Coca-Cola
Jamaica Gleaner

Coca-Cola posted solid quarterly profit and revenue numbers, but the strong dollar could slow sales in the coming year.

Independent BOJ expected to modernise bank oversight
Jamaica Gleaner

The modernisation of Jamaica’s central bank will see the Government pumping around $26 billion of fresh capital into the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, as it transitions to independence.

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