'No hiccups!' - Bennett expects three points from Hydel despite tough Vauxhall challenge
Jamaica Gleaner

Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points...

Plans progressing for trust loans, job programme
Nation News

Budding Barbadian entrepreneurs can look out for the promised trust loans by year-end. And hopefully, by the first quarter of next year, the First Jobs Initiative will be officially ready for roll...

Our teachers are up to the job, says council
Royal Gazette

Bermudas mathematics teachers are up to the job, according to a professional council. Rebeka Sousa, president of the Bermuda Council of Teachers of Mathematics, said that teachers in the public and private sectors had the...

AXIS Appoints Bennett As Senior Underwriter
Bernews

AXIS Reinsurance, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, announced that it has appointed William Bennett as Senior Underwriter, Property Reinsurance at Lloyd’s. Mr. Bennett will join AXIS...

David Jessop | Is the Caribbean prepared for a much-changed Europe?
Jamaica Gleaner

The Caribbean has always felt confident that it understands the politics and values of Europe. This is largely because of a shared history, a common commitment to democracy and centrist thinking, as well as the European...

How your company should address staff engagement questions
Jamaica Gleaner

Custom-design interventions to change behaviour. But don't be surprised if most of them fail. That's just your way of weeding out false causes in your hunt for the few that yield the best results.Don't stop there. Now,...

Oran Hall | Of what value is diversification?
Jamaica Gleaner

Diversification is a risk-management technique by which a wide variety of investments is included in an investment portfolio. The best results from diversification are derived from a portfolio in which the assets do not...

With 80 million PET bottles produced per month - Businessman investing US$3m to recycle plastic into tiles
Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU:Twenty-four years after pioneering one of the country's most successful hospitality distribution entities, Tom Tyler has waded into new territory.This time, the Montego Bay-based businessman, who co-founded...

Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives
Jamaica Observer

SEATTLE, United States (AFP) — From the kitchen to the car, Amazon is seeking to make its Alexa digital assistant and online services a bigger part of people's lives with an array of new products and...

Guyana to sign economic cooperation agreement with Barbados
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Guyana is to sign a framework agreement for economic cooperation with Barbados, President David Granger of Guyana has announced.The announcement comes on the heels of the country signing...

After the storm: hardship endures for Puerto Ricans on US mainland
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — They arrived in New York from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island in September 2017, leaving widespread devastation in its wake and a death toll that would spiral to...

The fourth industrial revolution: will you be ready?
Jamaica Observer

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace spurring an entirely new business and social era. Tech Beach Retreat is on a mission to spark an entrepreneurship and innovation revolution in the Caribbean, ensuring we...

Spiraling issues with Sagicor mortgage
Jamaica Observer

Dear ClaudienneAs stated in telephone conversations, I am having a challenge with my mortgage provider Sagicor, whose representative sent me a letter outlining the terms and conditions of my mortgage and statements of...

Jamaican films head to T&T Film Festival
Jamaica Observer

Four Jamaican flims were to premiere at the Trinidad and Tobago International Film Festival (TTFF) on Friday. The short films were completed under Jamaica Film and Television Association's (JAFTA) Propella initiative with...

Throwing caution to the wind
Jamaica Observer

I f you have read even a few of the Sterling Reports, you would recognise that we advocate a balanced portfolio, with the emphasis on high quality bonds to shore up your income needs.

IMF predicts economic growth of 1.4 per cent
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday ended a two week visit here saying that Jamaica could receive US$226 million if the executive board of the Washington-based...

Jamaica is Caribbean's star performer — Clarke
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke, says Jamaica must remain focused on further debt reduction and maintaining fiscal credibility over the long term, in order to avoid...

Eight young Jamaican entrepreneurs participate in YLAI 2018
Jamaica Observer

The US Embassy in Kingston describes them as bold, creative, and true representatives of Jamaica's future. In other words, bright. They are the eight young entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the 2018...

How your company should address staff engagement questions
Jamaica Gleaner

Custom-design interventions to change behaviour. But don't be surprised if most of them fail. That's just your way of weeding out false causes in your hunt for the few that yield the best results.Don't stop there. Now,...

Tired of rejection
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: I do not seem to do well at writing good cover letters or rÈsumÈs. I also need help in knowing how to do well at interviews because I may feel that I did well, but I am not getting any jobs. I am tired of...

Is the Caribbean prepared for a much-changed Europe?
Jamaica Gleaner

The Caribbean has always felt confident that it understands the politics and values of Europe. This is largely because of a sharedhistory, a common commitment to democracy and centrist thinking, as well as the European...

Snapshots
Jamaica Gleaner

| 12:05 AM Shareholders peruse the annual report of Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) during the company’s annual general meeting at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, last week. From left are Cuthbert Watson,...

Clarke urges deeper, better communication from BOJ
Jamaica Gleaner

Finance and the Public Service Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has urged the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) to increase its communication channels, including utilising social media such as Twitter to counter misinformation.Clarke's...

Cedric Stephens | Psychology offers valuable insights into risky behaviours
Jamaica Gleaner

Evan Thompson is an expert on local weather. He heads the Meteorological Service of Jamaica. The Met Service collects, analyses and interprets weather data like rainfall or its absence, temperature, wind direction and...

With 80 million PET bottles produced per month - Businessman investing US$3m to recycle plastic into tiles
Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU:Twenty-four years after pioneering one of the country's most successful hospitality distribution entities, Tom Tyler has waded into new territory.This time, the Montego Bay-based businessman, who co-founded...

Business community supports Central Bank independence
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, says there is support from the business community for Government's move to amend several laws governing the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)...

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