Veg Out digs into Jamaica's vegan market

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

There is a new brand of meatless veggie burgers available in the Jamaican market. Veg Out meatless burgers, which are the creation of a married couple, Chris and Dolly Punjabi in Montego Bay, began distribution in October of 2018. There are three varieties of the... Read More

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy lists tomorrow

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

The listing of MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Limited on the Jamaica Stock Exchange will take place on Monday, January 14, at 9:00 am. The company will also be cross-listed on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange, at the same time. Read More

Exercising your rights Part 2

Yanique Leiba-Ebanks | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

ON November 4, 2018, my colleague Toni-Ann Neita-Elliott wrote an article titled “Exercise your rights”. She explained that companies often issue new shares to investors to raise funds. These funds can be used to expand or take advantage of new business opportunities. Read More

Premier travels to US and Europe for talks

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – Premier Alden McLaughlin left the territory on Wednesday to attend meetings in London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin and New York to continue discussions about recently approved economic substance legislation and the country's efforts to meet... Read More

The Jeff Bezos divorce: $136

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The announcement by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest man, and his wife that they will divorce has captivated the imagination — how will they split his giant fortune, estimated at US$136 billion? Read More

Volkswagen sets sales record in 2018

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

FRANKFURT, Germany (AFP) -- German car giant Volkswagen said Friday it sold a record number of vehicles in 2018 even as it felt the sting from US-China trade tensions. Read More

Numerous problems with FLOW

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Dear ClaudienneI have made 35 visits to the FLOW Telephone (Liguanea) Office since September 9, 2017 to report that my two telephones were out of order and that while I cannot make any calls, one line still had my live internet up to Monday, October 8, 2018. Read More

Kabul faces water crisis as drought, population strain supply

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFP) — Standing in his garden in Kabul, Baz Mohammad Kochi oversees the drilling of a new well more than 100 metres deep after his first water reservoir dried up. He is not alone. Read More

Venezuela's isolated Maduro to begin new term with economy in tatters

Friday, January, 11 2019    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) —Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro yesterday began a new term that critics dismiss as illegitimate, with the economy in free fall and the country more isolated than ever. Read More

JCC 'unequivocally bullish' on Jamaica

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter | Friday, January, 11 2019    

DESPITE decades of anaemic macro-economic growth, newly elected president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) Lloyd Distant Jnr says the Chamber remains “unequivocally bullish” on transforming Jamaica. Read More

BMR Energy acquires 5-MW solar plant in Cayman Islands

Friday, January, 11 2019    

BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, has acquired a 5 MW alternating current solar plant in the Cayman Islands from Entropy Cayman Solar I. Read More

Caricel still active, despite legal challenges

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Caricel Jamaica says it has continued to provide world-class service to its more than 15,000 clients, despite the significant legal challenges being faced by the company. Read More

Maduro issues threat to 'interventionist' regional rivals

Friday, January, 11 2019    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro hit out at his regional detractors on Wednesday, threatening to take “diplomatic measures” against them if they refuse to acknowledge his re-election. Read More

'Don't panic,' Mexico president says as fuel shortages spiral

Friday, January, 11 2019    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador urged Mexicans Wednesday not to panic as gasoline shortages spread across the country, caused by a crackdown on fuel theft that risks costing him support. Read More

Venezuela's economy, political crisis

Friday, January, 11 2019    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro started a second, six-year term Thursday despite international cries urging him to step down and return democratic rule to a country suffering a historic economic implosion. Read More




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