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Jamaica Observer

Corporate governance encapsulates those processes and systems by which organisations are directed, controlled and held accountable. Corporate governance ensures that the gears of the corporate machine are turning...

Common fears investors face
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Open the door and just jump. Simple enough instructions to follow, right? Except the door in question is on a plane thousands of feet up in the air. It becomes an entirely different matter at this point. Fear takes over,...

Liberty Global partners with Netflix Caribbean roll-out in 2017
Jamaica Observer

International cable TV and broadband company, Liberty Global, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Netflix Inc which will allow video customers of Liberty Global across more than 30 countries around the world to...

Kremi whips up highest profit in 9 years
Jamaica Observer

CARIBBEAN Cream Limited, producer of Kremi ice cream, has ended its 2015/16 financial year on a high, posting profit of $163 million or 188 per cent more than the numbers posted a year earlier. Local Business Wed, 28 Sep...

Scale-down in correspondent banking relationships affects mostly cambios – IMF
Jamaica Observer

In its assessment of the decisions by global banks to scale back operations in Jamaica, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that the wider financial system has emerged largely unscathed. Local Business Wed, 28 Sep...

Deposit takers see double-digit asset growth
Jamaica Observer

Based on data submitted to the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) by supervised institutions up to 5 August 2016, the assets of the island’s six commercial banks stood at $1.014 trillion, up by 19 per cent from the $852.05...

JWN invests US$1.2M in treatment system for Appleton Estate
Jamaica Observer

Operator of Appleton Estate, J Wray & Nephew (JWN), says it has invested upwards of US$1.2 million in the implementation of a closed-loop sugar cane wash water treatment system following claims that the company was...

Lack of competition in banking sector concerns IMF
Jamaica Observer

Citing a lack of competition in the Jamaican banking sector, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is calling for the creation of a body to oversee the implementation of measures to improve credit access. Local Business...

Chin says Pfizer case injunction set back Lasco’s growth by 500%
Jamaica Observer

Chairman of Lasco Affiliated Companies, Lascelles Chin, says that an injunction granted to global pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer, by the local Supreme Court in 2005 cost his company a 500 per cent growth projection. Local...

Customs predicts surplus of $8 billion for 2016/17
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is anticipating revenue of roughly $202 billion, or $8 billion above the target set by the Ministry of Finance for its 2016/2017 financial year. Local Business Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00...

4th Sandals Latin American Travel Agents Golf Tourney ends today
Jamaica Observer

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — After a very good nine-hole first day by golfers yesterday, Miguel Arthurs, general manager of the Sandals Golf and Country Club, said that organisers are expecting an exciting day two full of...

Camperdown start with 51-29 win over Jose Marti in ISSA/Urban netball
Jamaica Observer

DEFENDING champions Camperdown High defeated Jose Marti Technical High 51-29 as the 2016 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Urban High School Leagues continued on Monday. Local Sports Wed, 28 Sep 2016...

Molly Rhone to be honoured during CB Group UWI 5K
Jamaica Observer

She might not be pounding the netball courts anymore, but her continued devotion to the sport is evident in the service she continues to provide in all areas of the game and the wider sporting arena. Local Sports Wed, 28...

Russell’s disciplinary hearing resumes today
Jamaica Observer

The hearing convened by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel into the allegation that West Indies cricketer Andre Russell violated a whereabouts clause is scheduled to continue this morning at 10:00. Local...

St James, Dinthill, Garvey Maceo remain perfect
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three former champions, St James High, Dinthill Technical and Garvey Maceo, extended their winning records to six straight in their return-round games in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup football...

Squash ace Julian Morrison to win 2016 Liguanea Club Open Tourney
Jamaica Observer

Rising star Julian Morrison served off as the favourite as the 2016 Liguanea Club Open Squash Tournament kicked off Monday night. Local Sports Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT St James, Dinthill, Garvey Maceo remain...

Hill captures Boys’ 18 and Under singles title at Guardian Life Junior Tennis Championships
Jamaica Observer

THIRD-SEEDED Daniel Hill defeated top-seeded Cliff Dwyer in straight sets to capture the Boys’ 18 and Under singles title at the 2016 Guardian Life Open Junior Tennis Championships at the Liguanea Club in New...

‘There’s a lot I can offer the programme’ — Whitmore
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — If offered the full-time job of coaching the Reggae Boyz, Theodore Whitmore, who was named to his third stint at the helm to guide the team through their two games in Scotiabank Caribbean...

JOA says Gracekennedy helped maintain world leading performance of athletes
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has described the support of the GraceKennedy Group for the athletes as unparalleled and essential. Local Sports Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT ‘There’s a lot I can offer the...

Jose Marti hold Camperdown in dour 1-1 result
Jamaica Observer

Camperdown High and Jose Marti High played to a dour 1-1 draw in their Group F ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup match at the Alpha Institute yesterday. Local Sports Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT JOA says Gracekennedy helped maintain...

Simpson’s three-timer lifts KC to 6th straight win
Jamaica Observer

With leading goalscorer Rashawn Mackinson having an ordinary day, full-back Denilson Simpson feted himself to a three-timer, as Kingston College (KC) brushed aside St Mary’s College 5-0 in Group C of the...

Mother of two killed in accident
Trinidad Newsday

A MOTHER of two was killed instantly yesterday during a head on collision in Princes Town. Dead is Carolyn Mohammed, 43 of St Croix Road, Princes Town. According to police reports, at about 2.30 pm. Mohammed was driving a...

T&T health authorities investigating latest case of microcephaly
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Ministry of Health says it is seeking assistance from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to determine whether a baby born with...

US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN experts
Jamaica Observer

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The United States should give African Americans reparations for slavery, UN experts said Tuesday, warning that the country had not yet confronted its legacy of "racial terrorism". Local...

St Lucia-based airline wants to provide services to sub-region
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The St Lucia-based carrier, Go Fly Airlines, has announced plans to service the Windward Islands and Monday held a demonstration flight of its Cessna Caravan which it plans to use for...

Peres 'fighting for his life' as condition worsens: source
Jamaica Observer

JERUSALEM, Undefined (AFP) — Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was "fighting for his life" on Tuesday after suffering a stroke earlier this month, a source close to him said. Local News...

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