Selling property the right way

By Venice Wiliams-Gordon | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

Selling property in Jamaica requires a property owner to exercise diligence during the entire process. It is always prudent to have a registered title before a decision is made to sell. The National Land Agency is the only body in Jamaica that can issue a registered title. A surveyor's... Read More

Jamaica Customs plans Clarendon engagement

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) will disembark in the parish of Clarendon, for its public education series “Customs Meets the Community” under the theme: “Reaching Our Customers Where They Are.” The event will be... Read More

What happens in the clouds?

Dr. David Walcott | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

THE world is changing an unprecedented pace, at spurring an entirely new business and social era. Tech Beach Retreat is on a mission to spark an entrepreneurship and innovation revolution in the Caribbean, ensuring we remain globally competitive. Read More

PanJam acquires 25% stake in expanding Williams Offices

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

PanJam Investment Ltd has acquired a 25 per cent stake in Williams Offices (Caribbean) Ltd, the Caribbean arm of global workspace provider Regus. Read More

Personality profiling in talent management

BY ROCHELLE CAMPBELL | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

PERSONALITY profiling is widely used by accountancy firms when recruiting and developing staff. Whilst some view the process as an invaluable aid in getting the best out of finance professionals, some people in the industry think it's a gimmick. Read More

Table of IMF economic growth forecasts

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Here are the International Monetary Fund's latest economic growth projections for 2018 and 2019, published Monday in the quarterly update to the World Economic Outlook. The table shows the GDP growth forecasts in percentages, with revisions from the July... Read More

US economy booms as elections near, but who gets credit?

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Control of the US Congress hangs in the balance in hard-fought midterm elections next month. And, even with a booming economy, the party in power does not have the wind at its back. Read More

South Africa finance minister resigns over graft testimony

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AFP) — South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene resigned yesterday over undisclosed meetings with a business family at the heart of a corruption scandal, dealing a blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa. Read More

How European cities are battling diesel-polluted air

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — A Berlin court ruled yesterday that older diesel cars must be banned from some major roads in the German capital. Here is how other major cities around Europe are looking to bring down harmful nitrogen oxides pollution. Read More

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and debt levels has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut its forecast for world growth for this year and next. Read More

Namibia to sharpen land

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

WINDHOEK, Namibia (AFP) — Namibia will expropriate land owned by foreign absentee landlords and will redefine fair compensation in the coming months, the country's president said Friday. Read More

Foreigners snap up Istanbul's iconic waterfront mansions

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) -- They are among Istanbul's most iconic sights -- magnificent waterside mansions strung out along the Bosphorus as the waters of the strait dividing Europe and Asia lap almost at their front doors. Read More

$3M up for grabs in Total's startupper challenge

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Total Jamaica has joined the list of local players looking to provide financial assistance to young entrepreneurs across Jamaica. Read More

Pakistan to begin bailout talks with IMF: minister

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

Islamabad , Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund for a bailout package to stabilise its teetering economy and plug dwindling reserves, its finance minister said Monday. Read More

Stakeholders say regulated short-term rental will benefit economy

Monday, October, 8 2018    

REALTORS, bankers, regulators, and other stakeholders in the real estate industry have emphasised the need for policies, guidelines and regulations to govern the fast-emerging short-term rental market to mitigate unwanted impacts on the industry and manage the growth of short-term... Read More


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