Cedella Marley to launch cannabis cookbook
Jamaica Gleaner

Chief executive officer at Tuff Gong International Cedella Marley will be launching a marijuana cookbook, which becomes the latest weed venture by the Marley family.The planned release is set for July 25 this year and...

Cost cuts at Coca-Cola go deeper, including jobs
Jamaica Gleaner

Coca-Cola's sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business, and the world's biggest beverage maker said it will cut 1,200 jobs starting later this year as it deepens its cost-cutting.The maker of...

Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches
Jamaica Gleaner

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors (GM) Co, seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of...

Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting
Jamaica Gleaner

Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors apologised to investors and faced a series of protest Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices led to an executive shake-up,...

Healthy profits push stocks higher yet, Nasdaq crosses 6,000
Jamaica Gleaner

Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices.More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even bigger in the first three months of the year than analysts were...

CEOs expect business conditions to worsen in 12 months
Jamaica Gleaner

Business conditions are good for now but should worsen slightly a year from now, according to business executives in the latest Survey of Businesses Inflation Expectations.The survey stated that the perceptions of present...

Jamaica among designated recipients ... New remittance transfer fees to fund Trump's wall
Jamaica Gleaner

The United States Congress has introduced a bill to impose a fee for remittance transfers to Jamaica and 41 other foreign countries, ostensibly to fund the building of a border wall with Mexico.The bill, entitled Border...

Guinea city turns page on Ebola as World Book Capital
Jamaica Observer

CONAKRY, Guinea (AFP) — Piles of rubbish and broken-down cars are being removed from the rundown streets of Conakry, and disgruntled hawkers on the main avenues have been told to close their stalls and move...

Religion, free homes spur Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar revamp
Jamaica Observer

MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Farida Kachwala is vacating her family's cramped home of 80 years, one of thousands receiving modern apartments through a project that hopes to transform Mumbai's historic Bhendi Bazaar from a...

Three simple ways to master your investment account
Jamaica Observer

The wisdom of diversification is a concept recommended to investors. Therefore, a well-divested portfolio commonly houses stocks, bonds and exchange-traded funds, just to name a few. These items offer the allure of high...

Sales leadership that gets results
Jamaica Observer

The most difficult job in the world?Leading a sales team may be among the toughest jobs that one can have. There are countless reasons for this, but for me, among the most important are:1. Sales managers cannot hide. You...

Limestone research finds richest deposits in St Elizabeth, Portland and Trelawny
Jamaica Observer

 Research on the limestone sector is currently being done with a view to improving the value gained from this mining sector, says Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry.Henry, in a presentation prepared for...

Expedia starts its welcome lounge concept in Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

Local stakeholders in the tourism sector are lauding globally renown online tour operators Expedia Local Expert for opening their one-of-a-kind welcome lounge at the Sangster International Airport last week.According to...

Middle managers can help build better work environments — Reid
Jamaica Observer

Minister of Education Ruel Reid reckons that if Jamaica had more effective senior-level and middle managers looking out for the best interests of their workers, it would minimise the need for representation by trade...

Judgement in Lasco's US$311-M case against Pfizer by September
Jamaica Observer

Lawyers for Lasco Distributors have maintained their position that it deserves US$311 million, with interest, from drug giant Pfizer for losses relating to an injunction against sale of its popular generic hypertension...

Bauxite sector undertaxed — IMF
Jamaica Observer

An estimated US$18 million ($ 2.3 billion) in revenues annually has been lost with the government's decision to put in place new taxation arrangements for bauxite, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicates.In its...

US Congress to consider 2% tax on outgoing remittances
Jamaica Observer

Jamaicans in the United States who send remittances to family back home may soon find themselves contributing to the construction of the Mexican border wall — a key commitment of US President Donald Trump's 2016...

GraceKennedy aims to make a crust in US patty market
Jamaica Observer

GraceKennedy is now manufacturing and distributing frozen patties to the United States as part of its latest thrust in securing a place in the global market. Chief Executive Officer Don Wehby told the Jamaica Observer...

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...

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.

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...

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