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...

David Jessop | Private sector needs unified, external voice
Jamaica Gleaner

COLUMN: FOREIGN POLICY Caribbean private sector organisations are important. They like the media, academia and non-governmental organisations are central to the retention of plurality in the region. Until quite recently,...

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...

Victory or catastrophe? Amazon's pull-out leaves New York divided
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Thousands of lost jobs or a victory against a monolith: reactions were sharply divided Thursday after Amazon abandoned its plans for a new headquarters in New York.In Long Island City...

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...

Bio Plastic, PreeLab top Vincent HoSang/UWI venture competition
Jamaica Observer

The Vincent HoSang UWI Venture Competition, first introduced in November 2002, was staged on January 30. It encourages members of the university community to use their talents and skills to harness ideas and opportunities...

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....

Outstanding entrepreneur, Dave Narine, is a ‘Special Person’
Kaieteur News

 “When I started Dave West Indian Imports, it was my intention to push Guyanese products into the U.S. and world arena because of the good stuff we have. Our products are sought after across America and we are...

Casino Gaming Commission Annual Report
Bernews

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission is “temporarily economically dependent” upon the Government and received a $3.76 million grant, and the Government has “now advised the Commission to seek commercial...

JCI Dominica embarks on project to raise awareness for United Nations International Days
Dominica News Online

The objectives and mission of JCI (Junior Chamber International) Dominica is to contribute to the advancement of the global community by providing the opportunity for young people to develop the leadership skill, social...

National Trust To Host Auction & Jumble Sale
Bernews

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will be hosting its Annual Auction and Jumble Sale on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Botanical Gardens. Leading up to the auction, the Trust will hold a Jumble Sale &...

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 16
Bernews

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 16th. On Saturday the Aurora cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander III...

'Cheap' loans will not make you rich
Royal Gazette

Dear Dave,I know you're against financing purchases. However, is it okay to finance things like furniture at zero per cent interest? - DetrickDear Detrick,We just finished an extensive study of more than 10,000...

Do not let money wreck your marriage
Royal Gazette

Nobody wakes up on their wedding day and thinks, I bet we'll be divorced by this time next year. At least, I hope not!Most of us have the highest hopes and dreams for our marriages. Sometimes, though, after a few years,...

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