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Firms flock to Syria fair with eye on reconstruction
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DAMASCUS, Syria (AFP) — Lured by potentially enormous contracts for reconstruction work in war-torn Syria, international companies have laid out their wares at the Damascus International Fair for the first time in...

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Watching the evening news or reading the paper or surfing the web, we are certain to come across the daily tracking of foreign exchange. So we tend to have a general idea of which currency is being devalued. And...

CB breaks ground for $9-B poultry processing plant
Jamaica Observer

C aribbean Broilers Group (CB) will inject $9 billion into a state- of-the-art poultry processing plant over the next two years. The investment forms part of a $15 billion project planned by the company over seven years.

Gov't seeks to expand space for BPO growth
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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in the Corporate Area is expecting a significant boost, with the government's decision to lease 10 acres (4.1 hectares) of National Water Commission (NWC) land to the private sector for...

In Lebanon, salt producers fear craft is drying up
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ANFEH, Lebanon (AFP) — At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of life is dying.Traditional...

North-South Highway drives Dolphin Cove revenue up
Jamaica Observer

Marine park operator Dolphin Cove Ltd has credited improvements in revenue for its second quarter ending June 2017 to the North-South Highway.The company reported increased revenue earnings of eight per cent for the three...

Money swiped via ATM in an instant — returned in four months
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Dear Claudienne,I am an avid reader of your column and am now adding my story with the hope that you can help me too.

Bank lending rates are still too high — Wynter
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While bank lending rates have been falling, they are still too high, according to Bank of Jamaica Governor Brian Wynter.

Age Quod Agis motto gives courage to Vertis Technology Jamaican company making waves across the Caribbean and Europe
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In 2013 Ryan Sterling left his previous organisation to branch out and follow his dreams. He wanted not just to work, but to make an impact in the space he was in — and the job he had wasn't giving him the...

Religion & Culture | Ipadawale: The journey home to Nigeria
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Bukola Shonuga is a well-known Nigerian journalist and entrepreneur. Over the last year, she has assumed the Herculean responsibility of representing His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of...

Public sector transformation will help businesses, says PM
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is ensuring transformation of the public sector with a view to making it more efficient in its service to the private sector.Holness said this is necessary in order to...

RHTYSC/Kares Engineering Inc Patron Green Economy Tournament …KSM Investment hands over Polo T/Shirts to four semifinalists.
Kaieteur News

All plans are falling into place for the successful hosting of the first ever finals of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club/Kares Engineering Inc Patron’s Green Economy Softball Cricket Tournament. The...

David Jessop | Trump’s remarks give Venezuela breathing space
Jamaica Gleaner

Speaking on August 11 at a press conference at one of his golf courses, American president, Donald Trump, scored the equivalent of a foreign policy own-goal."We have many options for Venezuela, and by the way, I'm not...

Reading versus audiobook consumption
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: I found your article 'Motivating people who read,' quite useful. The heading was a bit puzzling at first, but once I started reading I got the gist. It gave me a gauge against which to determine the kind of...

Oran Hall | Assessing your financial capability
Jamaica Gleaner

We often wonder why so many people generally acknowledged to be financially literate based on their training and work experience seem to make unsound financial decisions for themselves and others.Could it be that it...

Yaneek Page | Does your start-up need a website
Jamaica Gleaner

QUESTION: Is it prudent for a start-up to invest in a website right off the bat, or should they wait until they build up a customer base first.- MarkBUSINESSWISE: It's a pity you didn't provide details on the type of...

Cedric Stephens | NHT not living up fully to 'We Care' slogan
Jamaica Gleaner

My concern is about NHT's Group Mortgage Premium Insurance (GMPI). Since the mortgagor is paying for insurance, isn't he/she entitled to examine the comprehensive insurance policy instead of a summary? The policy will...

Coldwell Banker marketing US$25m St Thomas property as prospective resort
Jamaica Gleaner

Realty company Coldwell Banker Jamaica is pitching a US$25 million ($3.2 billion) seaside property in one of the most undeveloped parishes, St Thomas, on behalf of an unnamed client.It is currently the priciest...

FLOW Jamaica to spend $10b on service upgrades
Jamaica Gleaner

Telecommunications provider Cable & Wireless Jamaica (C&WJ), which trades as FLOW, plans to connect more than 200 communities with improved 4G mobile and digital cable services this year...

UGLI conquers disease
Jamaica Gleaner

One of Jamaica's least known but paradoxically popular citrus fruits appears to be weathering the greening and other diseases that have shrunk national supplies of other fresh fruit, through replanting of the orchard.For...

Zimbabwe declares holiday on Mugabe's birthday
Jamaica Observer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Zimbabwe has declared President Robert Mugabe's birthday on February 21 a national holiday, a state daily reported Saturday, honouring the veteran politician in power since 1980 who opponents...

Turn redundancy into a blessing
Royal Gazette

Dear Dave,Were following your plan, and were in the middle of paying off all our debts except for the house. My wife just learnt shell be losing her job at the end of the year. Shes a project manager for a software...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 18 2017
Bernews

August 18 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 1,972.56, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 64...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 18 2017
Bernews

August 18 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 1,972.56, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 64 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF],...

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