Business

Student Living for refund

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Dear Claudienne,I am having a serious issue in regard to getting a refund from the 138 Student Living operation which handles the accomodation for students living on the halls at The University of the West Indies Mona Campus. Read More

Seabed mining: The next big business

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Many possibilities exist for Jamaica to expand its economy via the seabed, according to Michael Lodge, secretary general of the International Seabed Authority. Read More

UN court asked to probe Venezuela; leader defiant in speech

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Six nations made the unprecedented move on Wednesday of asking the UN's International Criminal Court (JCC) to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro made an unexpected trip to the world body's headquarters... Read More

Bennett-Easy new CEO for PSOJ

Friday, September, 28 2018    

President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Howard Mitchell announced the appointment of Makeba Bennett-Easy as CEO of the PSOJ. The appointment will become effective on Monday, October 1, 2018. Read More

Jamaica in a time of unprecendented opportunities

Friday, September, 28 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Finance and the Public Service Minister Nigel Clarke, says that as Jamaica's debt is reduced, more opportunities will become available, particularly for local private investments. Read More

PanJam acquires 6.1% stake in JMMB

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 28 2018    

PanJam Investment Ltd has acquired a 6.1 per cent stake in JMMB Group Limited (JMMBGL), making it the fourth-largest owner of the financial institution. Read More

IMF says positive growth should return to Trinidad in 2018

Friday, September, 28 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says positive growth should return to Trinidad and Tobago this year even as it acknowledged that the oil-rich twin-island republic is slowly recovering from a deep recession. Read More

S&P upgrades outlook on Jamaica

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 28 2018    

S&P Global Ratings on Wednesday upgraded its outlook on Jamaica from stable to positive. Read More

Government maintains position on oil refinery as union hold talks with oppostion

Friday, September, 28 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago Government Wednesday maintained its position to shut down the oil refinery at the State-owned oil company, Petrotrin, even as the main Opposition United National Congress (UNC) held talks with the union representing workers on... Read More

Belize growth up to 5.4 per cent — IMF

Friday, September, 28 2018    

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Belize's economic recovery is strengthening with economic growth in the second quarter of this year estimated at 5.4 per cent. Read More

Cuba and Namibia to strengthen relations at UN

Friday, September, 28 2018    

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The presidents of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, Hage Geingob, have agreed to strengthen their relationship as part of their broad bilateral agenda at the United Nations. Read More

Sterling Investments pursues second stock split

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Listed company Sterling Investments Limited hopes to increase its authorised share capital from $150 million to $2 billion through the passing of a 5:1 stock split at its Extraordinary General Meeting scheduled for next month. Read More

MSCI considers lifting China weighting in benchmark index

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Shanghai, China (AFP) — Global equities index compiler MSCI has said it is considering quadrupling the weighting of Chinese large-cap shares in its benchmark Emerging Markets Index over the next two years as well as adding mid-caps and companies listed on the... Read More

Shaw promotes import substitution for fruit production

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, (JIS) — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is calling on farmers to increase the production of fruits in order to reduce imports. Read More

The Galaxy Note9 arrives in Jamaica

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

The new Samsung Galaxy Note9 becomes available in Jamaica on Friday.Samsung Electronics announced the arrival of the latest addition to its premium Note series, the Samsung Galaxy Note9 to the Jamaican market in a news release on Monday.. Read More



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