Non-stop from Peru — flights between Lima and Montego Bay

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says plans are far advanced to commence non-stop flights between Peru and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Read More

Better than a bank loan - JMMB maximises JSE relationship
Since 2007 the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Group has used its listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) as a way to repeatedly access money from the public to the tune of $23 billion, with 11 different offers to investors.... Read More

More IPOs on the way
The initial public offer (IPO) market in Jamaica continues to be in full swing with several companies getting themselves ready to raise funds from investors.... Read More

Standard operating procedures can resolve differences
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is reminding customers, including importers, to use the agency's standard operating procedures to resolve any Customs-related matter, and to refrain from verbally abusing, physically harming, or obstructing Customs pfficials in carrying out their official...... Read More

Milk campaign grows

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

After two years of building awareness for locally produced liquid cow's milk, the Drink Real Milk campaign should see a boost in local milk production from the addition of three corporate partners. Read More

Insider trading: When knowledge isn't power

by Kerri-Anne MAYNE | Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

With reports that 2018 could be a grand year for the Jamaican stock market, the avid investor may look to capitalise on their knowledge of market activity in order to get maximum returns on their investments. Read More

MoBay readies for Build Expo 2018

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

Chairman and founder of Build Expo, Dwight Crawford, has disclosed that one of the main emphasis of the the second annual staging of the event will be hemp's potential contribution towards affordable housing solutions. Read More

Stuck in a jam

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter | Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

Two years after aggressively targeting the US market, local manufacturer Belcour (Blue Mountain) Preserves Limited says it will refocus efforts on building its brand in the local market. Read More

Yello Media Digicon coaching local businesses for marketing success

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

The largest theatre inside the Carib complex in Cross Roads, Kingston, was filled to capacity last Wednesday, as professionals from a wide field consumed the information made available at Yello Media's digital conference, Yello Digicon. Read More

Want to start your investment journey?

With Amanda Kasie | Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

We all have goals in mind, whether it is retirement, funding your child's tertiary education, buying a house or even raising capital for a business idea. But it requires much more than having these goals listed in a journal or in your thoughts as a means of... Read More

Windalco management optimistic about Rusal future

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

Management of UC Rusal local bauxite company, Windalco, is optimistic about the removal of sanctions against the Russian company after the US Treasury Department extended the deadline for US companies to stop doing business with Rusal. Read More

Music business grows at record pace as digital dominates

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The global music industry soared a record 8.1 per cent last year as digital sales for the first time made up the majority of revenue thanks to the streaming boom, the industry said Tuesday. Read More

Venezuela's collapse one of the worst in modern history — IMF

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Venezuela's economic collapse ranks as one of the worst in modern history, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Friday. Read More

Venezuelan leader pays visit to new Cuban

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP)— Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in Havana Friday to meet with Cuba's new president and ratify his struggling nation's ties with one of its few remaining allies. Read More

Photos from Expo

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

Nichole Brackett Walters, group marketing and communications manager, has a word with Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw (centre) and Metry Seaga, president of Jamaica Manufacturers' Association. Read More


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