COJ slashes wait time for business services

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

An upgrade in the Companies Office of Jamaica software system used to process amendments in business names has improved the turnaround time to same-day delivery, as well as removed express fees associated with the service. Read More

Pre-launch of JDCA

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

The Jamaican Consulate in the Cayman Islands, under the auspices of Honorary Consul Dr Joseph Marzouca, hosted a reception for the pre-launch of the Jamaica Diaspora Cayman Association (JDCA) at the Luca Restaurant. Read More

Phillip Gore, Tony Hart, awarded Order of Jamaica in new national honours list

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

Prominent local business personalities — Phillip Gore and Tony Hart — were among a number of leading Jamaican investors who were honoured in the National Honours and Awards list released by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen on Sunday, August 6,... Read More

NCBIC wins third consecutive World Finance Pension Award

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

NCBIC has received the 2017 title for the best pension fund manager in the Caribbean, for the third-consecutive time and the fifth time in seven years, having claimed the title in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. Read More

How to become a live-streaming star

BY HANNIFFA PATTERSON | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

The future is content. We are consuming massive amounts of content like never before. However, we are also creating content like never before. Read More

The Bears vs The Bulls

by Kelley Reid | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

Don't worry you are still reading the Business Observer. The terms 'Bulls' and 'Bears' are used in the financial industry to describe the market.Let's break it down. THE BULLS Read More

What price premium do you pay for your favourite brand?

Herman D Alvaranga | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

DON'T YOU KNOW WHAT BRANDING IS?I'll never forget the morning when I saw a young man at the old hospital site in Montego Bay erecting a feather banner 2 or 3 times his height. Just like 18-20 others nearby. Read More

IMF says Trinidad and Tobago continues to face economic challenges

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday ended a two-week visit to Trinidad and Tobago indicating that the oil-rich twin island republic continues to face economic challenges stemming primarily from the sharp declines in global... Read More

Nigeria seizes ex-oil minister's luxury apartments

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) — A Nigerian court has confiscated the US$37 million luxury apartment complex of a former oil minister accused of fraud and money laundering as well as rental proceeds from the properties. Read More

For women CEOs, danger lurks atop the corporate ladder

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — In one recent 24-hour span, two women were pushed out of leadership roles at major US corporations, spotlighting how investor pressure can frustrate efforts to broaden diversity in the boardroom. Read More

Iran's tech sector blooms under shield of sanctions

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

TEHRAN, Iran (AFP) — The names may be unfamiliar but the services are immediately recognisable: Snapp is Iran's answer to Uber, Digikala is its Amazon, and Pintapin its Read More


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