Paradigm shift needed for tourism to remain relevant — Bartlett
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling on all players in the hospitality sector to make a paradigm shift in some of their operations in order to remain relevant in the competitive,...

Jamaican peppers wanted in Canada
Jamaica Gleaner

A call is being made for local producers, particularly those who supply peppers, to engage more with the overseas market in order for there to be greater collaboration and growth in the economy.Michael Burgess, chief...

Musk talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private
Jamaica Gleaner

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.The fund approached...

Economy on the right track, says Holness
Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has strongly defended the Government’s stewardship of the economy, declaring that all the fundamentals are correct with everything pointing in the right direction. Holness also warned...

JCC endorses - Jamaica Survey of Establishments
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce's (JCC) vision of supporting Jamaica's growth by facilitating its members' integration into the global economy could be further enhanced by the ongoing island-wide Jamaica Survey of...

Derrimon to acquire pallet maker Woodcats International
Jamaica Gleaner

Derrimon Trading Company Limited on Friday announced a definitive agreement to purchase the entire shareholding of pallets manufacturer Woodcats International Limited.Financing has been arranged by Mayberry Investments...

Francis Wade | Making workers matter
Jamaica Gleaner

In my line of work, I meet lots of employees who aren't sure they matter.Logically, they say they should be valuable due to their role, background, responsibilities, and pay. Yet, in terms of their emotional experience,...

Cedric Stephens | Mental illness and fitness to drive
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: A family member who lives with me suffers from mental illness. The person, who is over 25, is being treated by a psychiatrist and has been on medication for more than five years. He holds a private driver's...

Oran Hall | Your own home by age 26
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: I would love to acquire my own home through the NHT by age 26. Can you assist me?- G. GrayFINANCIAL ADVISER: I get questions similar to yours quite often. You did not state your age, but it is clear that you...

Businessman frustrated by decade-long wait for land compensation
Jamaica Gleaner

More than two years after the official opening of the North-South Highway, and a decade since the Government compulsorily acquired land at Moneague, St Ann as part of the project, businessman Magnus Mullings is still...

NCB goes agile with one-month loan
Jamaica Gleaner

National Commercial Bank Jamaica, NCB, has rolled out a second loan product on its digital platform, this time a pay advance loan that has no interest charge attached but comes with a monthly flat fee and is repayable in...

Quo vadis, Petrojam?
Jamaica Observer

Acquisition of the Esso Kingston refinery in 1982 by the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) was approved by the Government on the conditions that:(1) the refinery was always to be the least cost option for petroleum...

New Zealand to ban plastic shopping bags from next year
Jamaica Observer

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Friday it will ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July as the nation tries to live up to its clean-and-green image.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New...

Child maintenance matter
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne,Could you get a clarification for me about child support?If a child is living in the United States illegally, can the father who is living in Jamaica be liable through the court in Jamaica for maintenance...

Derrimon Trading purchases Woodcats International
Jamaica Observer

Derrimon Trading Company Limited has announced its entry into a definitive agreement to purchase the entire shareholding of Woodcats International Limited.Financing has been arranged by Mayberry Investments Limited and...

National rolls out six new bundles on e-commerce store
Jamaica Observer

Spurred by the success of an Easter bun and cheese campaign on its e-commerce platform this year, National Baking Company has now rolled out six new bundles offering a range of Jamaican products that are not easily found...

Great
Jamaica Observer

WHEN the owners of Deaf Can! Coffee were approached by the Jamaica National Foundation in 2016 to join its Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI), they had one major concern — they did not know how to run a...

Kei Kei gives soulful tribute
Jamaica Observer

FORMER Digicel Rising Star finalist Daniell “Kei Kei” Shelton gave her supporters a farewell gift yesterday. It came in the form of a soulful rendition of Titanium by David Guetta featuring Sia.

Samsung launches Note 9 with boast of ultimate performance
Jamaica Observer

Samsung Electronics Company yesterday launched the latest addition to its premium Note series — Galaxy Note 9 — boasting that the device “delivers the ultimate in performance, a new S Pen with connectivity...

Honey Bun gets toehold in Cayman, Antigua
Jamaica Observer

Jamaican baking company Honey Bun has secured clients in Antigua and the Cayman Islands for distribution of its Buccaneer Jamaica pocket-size rum cakes.The product, which is the latest addition to Honey Bun's portfolio,...

ATL in cool Prizm partnership with H&L
Jamaica Observer

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) has announced that Hardware and Lumber Limited (H&L) is now an authorised reseller of ATL's Prizm brand of air conditioners. The deal between the two retail giants will make the Prizm...

‘Kei Kei’ drops out of Rising Star
Jamaica Star

Unable to shake off mountains of criticisms about her performances, Daniell ‘Kei Kei’ Shelton has decided to make a premature departure from Season 15 of the Digicel Rising Stars Competition.  This is a first...

Seprod investing in two LNG power plants - Projects one-third savings on electricity costs
Jamaica Gleaner

Seprod Limited is investing nearly a billion dollars in the construction of two gas-powered energy plants on-site two of its subsidiary companies that will...

Tribune calls off buyout by Sinclair
Jamaica Gleaner

Tribune calls off buyout by SinclairTribune withdrew from its US$3.9-billion buyout by Sinclair, ending a bid to create a massive media juggernaut that could have rivalled the reach of Fox News.Tribune Media Company,...

Tesla CEO buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns
Jamaica Gleaner

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a US$72-billion buyout of the electric carmaker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his...

JSE doubles profit as listings spike
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited, JSE Group, doubled its net profit in the June quarter buttressed by new listings that are tracking ahead of target, with more to come.JSE Group made $90 million in June, up 97 per...

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