Opposition Leader Points Fingers at G.O.B. on Puerto Azul
Channel 5 Belize

Turning to the scandalous Puerto Azul scam which continues to unravel…the Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior, who along with the Minister of economic Development, were fetted at the Cannes [...]

The End of Puerto Azul; Chief Developer Arrested in Italy for Massive Fraud
Channel 5 Belize

The controversial Puerto Azul project was a scam from the get go. It was launched at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in France, where Ministers Manuel Heredia Junior and Erwin [...]

AMG Packaging expands toilet paper line
Jamaica Observer

Barrington Chisholm, chairman of AMG Packaging Ltd, indicates in the company’s just released annual report that AMG will be focusing on higher qualitystandards, product diversification and plant upgrades for the...

Change to NHT refund policy
Jamaica Observer

Dear Claudienne: Local Business Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT AMG Packaging expands toilet paper line http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/AMG-Packaging-expands-toilet-paper-line_86367 Barrington Chisholm, chairman of...

Takeover process for Caribbean Flavours remains transparent — Derrimon Trading
Jamaica Observer

Chairman and CEO of Derrimon Trading Ltd (DTL) Derrick Cotterell said on Friday that the company has embarked on “a very transparent process” for the acquisition of the remaining shares in Caribbean Flavours and...

Tank-Weld brings steely determination to Waterhouse development goal
Jamaica Observer

Popular Jamaica Premier League football club Waterhouse may be battling to escape relegation from the Red Stripe Premier League this season. But, whatever the outcome of the 2016/17 football season, there is a friend it...

Cemex ups the ante; offers higher share price payable in US dollars
Jamaica Observer

Cemex, Local Business Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:00:12 GMT Honey Bun to expand exports http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/Honey-Bun-to-expand-exports_86371 CEO of bakery and confectionary Honey Bun Ltd Michelle Chong...

Puerto Rico pursues public-private partnerships
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s newly elected governor has signed his first law — one aimed at boosting the US territory’s economy via public-private partnerships. Local Business Fri, 13 Jan...

US company launches multimillion-dollar project in Grenada
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — A United States-based company is set to invest US$58 million in the Grenada tourism industry under the island’s Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) that Prime Minister Dr...

Prime Ministers of Jamaica and Israel discuss areas of cooperation
Jamaica Observer

KIGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has invited Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to pay an official visit to Jamaica. Local Business Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT US company launches...

JMB responds to Auditor General’s report
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB) has refuted reports by the Auditor General Department’s (AGD) noting that it strongly disagrees with the AGD’s assertion that the bank has a poor credit assessment process. Local...

New foreign trade policy almost ready
Jamaica Observer

The Government has done its review of a Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), which has been in the process of completion since 2011. Local Business Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT JMB responds to Auditor General’s report...

What should we expect for the Jamaican economy and stock market in 2017?
Jamaica Observer

In calendar year 2017, the Jamaican economy — based purely on its own merits — has its best chance of entering a period of strong, sustained economic growth since the decade immediately following our...

Samuda warns: Don’t gloat over NIR
Jamaica Observer

Arguing that the impressive Net International Reserves (NIR) is not built from our earnings, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda has charged that the NIR be developed from foreign...

Kingston Properties acquires its first property in Cayman
Jamaica Observer

Kingston Properties Limited (KPREIT) announced on Wednesday January 11 the acquisition of a new property — its first in the Cayman Islands. Local Business Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Samuda warns: Don’t gloat...

Honey Bun to expand exports
Jamaica Observer

CEO of bakery and confectionary Honey Bun Ltd Michelle Chong indicates that in 2017 the company will pursue new export opportunities in a bid to increase hard currency earnings. Local Business Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00...

Vessel intercepted with 2,000 pounds of cocaine
Jamaica Observer

 AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico (CMC) – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says one of its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircraft has intercepted a vessel in the Caribbean Sea, in which 2,000...

Mexico, US clash over wall as tough trade talks loom
Jamaica Observer

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) – While Donald Trump is still days away from becoming US president, Mexico is already gearing for tough negotiations, refusing to pay for a border wall while rejecting protectionist threats....

Fists fly as Turkey debates greater Erdogan powers
Jamaica Observer

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish lawmakers yesterday brawled and threw chairs as parliament approved three more articles in a hugely controversial bill bolstering the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

Job Lane woman urged to contact police
Jamaica Observer

DETECTIVES at the Spanish Town Police Station are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a witness who is vital to a case that is currently before the court. Local News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fists fly as...

Prisoner stabbed at magistrate’s court
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The police are investigating an incident in which a prisoner was stabbed early yesterday. Local News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Job Lane woman urged to contact police...

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks: US report
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON DC, United States — Marijuana and cannabis can help to safely alleviate pain for some patients but many uncertainties remain about their health and safety risks, according to a major scientific review...

Obama ends decades-old open door policy for Cuban migrants
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Barack Obama yesterday ended a five-decade-old open door policy for Cuba migrants, who will now face similar residency restrictions to other citizens from Latin America....

Police to step up anti-lottery scamming operations
Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Constabulary Force says it will be stepping up its anti-lottery scamming activities this year. Local News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Obama ends decades-old open door policy for Cuban migrants...

This Day in History— January 13
Jamaica Observer

Today is the 13th day of 2017. There are 352 days left in the year. Local News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Police to step up anti-lottery scamming operations...

Haitians to make voices heard in Washington rally
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, USA (CMC) – A Haitian group in Brooklyn is expected to be among nine bus loads of immigrant activists from Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island in New York, who will depart before dawn on Saturday for a trip to...

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