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Saving for retirement or your children's education

When I meet with both prospective and existing clients and I ask the question: “What are your investment goals?” the two most common responses are that they are seeking to grow their funds for retirement or saving for their children's college education. Read More

IMF worried over Venezuela, 'no solution in sight'
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed grave concerns Friday over Venezuela's unending political crisis, seeing no end to the economic downturn and suffering of the population.... Read More

'Superpope' Francis T-shirts to help poor, needy
ROME, Italy (AFP) — A work of street art that turned Pope Francis into “superpope” will now support Vatican charitable projects through the sale of T-shirts bearing the flying pontiff, artist MauPal said Friday.... Read More

Maunfacturers hailed for contribution to economy
The manufacturing sector won plaudits for its combined contribution to gross domestic product, job creation, exports, and taxes as its umbrella body celebrated top performers two Saturdays ago in Kingston.... Read More

The benefits of public WiFi for companies

BY HANNIFFA PATTERSON | Sunday, October, 15 2017    

 Recently a business owner contacted me for advice on whether he should offer free WiFi. He was rather fearful of the possible threats and wanted to understand some of the benefits of offering such a service. Read More

Investment options last week

Sunday, October, 15 2017    

In the week that passed, brokers continued to offer a variety of stocks and fixed-income picks for their clients as no one company stood out as a sure winner. Read More

Robin Levy — meticulously making millions

BY DENNISE WILLIAMS Contributor | Sunday, October, 15 2017    

Robin Levy is a meticulous man. He states that he has a face for radio but is known for his hosting and emcee duties at various functions, including that of his current employer, the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), where he is the deputy general manager. Read More

Being paid as a pre-trained teacher although I have my degree

Sunday, October, 15 2017    

Dear Claudienne,I am writing with great distress, and my situation will let you know why a number of teachers are dropping dead suddenly.In September 2016 I was employed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and placed at Mona High School. Read More

Defrauded of $360,000 by customs broking agent

Sunday, October, 15 2017    

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Everyone at risk for cybercrime

Saturday, October, 14 2017    

SENIOR Advisor in the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology Trevor Forrest is urging increased vigilance against cybercrime, as everyone is at risk. Read More

Emma the robot masseuse gets to work in Singapore

Saturday, October, 14 2017    

SINGAPORE, Singapore (AFP) — A robot masseuse named Emma is offering Singaporeans high-tech back rubs with a gigantic metal arm and warm silicone tips which its creators say perfectly mimic the human touch. Read More

World Bank warns further reforms needed for LatAm, Caribbean

Friday, October, 13 2017    

Chief economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, Carlos Végh, has deemed the region's fiscal policy as precarious with an urgent need for further adjustment, as growth in China and the United States continue to trend upwards. Read More

Caribbean urged to pay more attention to Canadian tourist market

Friday, October, 13 2017    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada, (CMC) — A senior official of the Canadian Tourism Research Institute (CTRI) is challenging the Caribbean to capitalise on the increase in the number of Canadian visitors coming to the Caribbean especially during the off-season. Read More

Establishing a foundation for development

Dennis Chung | Friday, October, 13 2017    

Over the past couple of weeks traffic congestion has been unbearable on the roads, and has revealed a lack of proper governance.The recent traffic pile-ups have been caused, in my view, by: Read More

Caribbean Airlines appoints new CEO

Friday, October, 13 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) earlier this week announced the appointment of Garvin Medera as its new chief executive officer with immediate effect. Read More



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