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JPSCo director wants launch of national ethical campaign

MONTEGO BAY — Lamenting national losses of some 26.38 per cent at the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPSCo), mostly from electricity theft, the light and power company's Region South West Director Leroy Reid wants public and private sector leaders to partner in a national ethical... Read More

Digicel may sell small assets — O'Brien
Telecoms company Digicel may consider selling some small assets in order to address its highly leveraged position. says founder and chairman Denis O'Brien.... Read More

Stanley Motta earns $172 million in revenue for third quarter
Stanley Motta Ltd (SML), creator of 58 HWT — home to one of the largest business process outsourcing (BPO) facility in the English-speaking Caribbean — has released its unaudited interim results for the quarter ended 30 September 2018 (Q3 2018) to stockholders and the Jamaica...... Read More

Jamaica could be losing billions from bad paint jobs
Jamaica could be losing $50 billion annually in the destruction of structural assets and other losses from “bad paint jobs”, based on an extrapolation from a study by NACE International aimed at estimating the cost of corrosion at a global...... Read More

Airbnb vs strata by-laws

With Amanda Montague | Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

THE Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, recently called for increased integration of Airbnb operations into community tourism offerings. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, stated that there is scope for greater expansion of Airbnb services in Jamaica, from... Read More

Sterling Investments' stock split takes effect Nov 27

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

Sterling Investments Limited (SIL), an investment holding company managed by Sterling Asset Management, has announced that the record date of the 5:1 stock split previously announced is November 27, 2018. Read More

Port industry stakeholders consult on improving efficiency at KCT

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

As part of its operational strategy to improve service delivery at the Port of Kingston, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) and other key industry partners, recently participated in discussions on improving efficiency at the Kingston Container Terminal. Read More

Sandals continues unprecedented Barbados expansion

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

Sandals Resorts International (SRI) last week opened another 50 of the most over-the-top luxury suites in Barbados, bringing to 552 the total number of rooms and suites offered by the resort chain and establishing it as the largest operating resort in that... Read More

Opportunity in the age of robotics

BY YASMIN GIBSON | Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

There has been increased public discourse regarding the impact of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) on jobs as we currently know it. Will robots completely take over the jobs of humans? Will robots enhance our existing jobs by performing the more routine, mundane tasks and allowing... Read More

Black Tunisians push for equality in face of racism

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

DJERBA, Tunisia (AFP) — Tunisian Nadia Borji says she wants to be considered as equal but fears she will end up buried in her town's so-called “slaves” cemetery — because she is black. Read More

Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8b for college education

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday he's giving US$1.8 billion for financial aid at Johns Hopkins University, believed to be the largest ever donation to a post-secondary institution. Read More

Accra waterfront development leaves artists fearful

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

ACCRA, Ghana (AFP) —Yussif Ayibesa stands in front of the ramshackle Centre for National Culture that backs on to the seafront in Ghana's capital, Accra, trying to encourage visitors to come in. Read More

Fruitful CIIE inspires Int'l exhibitors' appreciation for China

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — International exhibitors of the just-concluded China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's first import-themed national-level expo, are delighted with the fruitful results they reaped in China. Read More

CIIE sends strong message of China's further opening-up to world: Irish minister

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

DUBLIN, Ireland, (Xinhua) — The China International Import Expo (CIIE) has sent a strong message to the world that China will further open up its market, said a senior Irish official on Monday. Read More

Between the Rock and a hard Brexit: New hurdle for EU

Wednesday, November, 21 2018    

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — It has long been Northern Ireland that has bedevilled efforts to negotiate an orderly Brexit, but now another British territory has emerged to haunt the talks: Gibraltar. Read More



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