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Samsung Galaxy S9 launches in Jamaica

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Jamaica. Read More

Sick of high phone bills

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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Latin America targeted for Jamaican tourism

BY HORACE HINES News reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Members of the Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) who are now in South America to rev up arrivals from the continent, are encouraged by the overwhelming turn out of tourism stakeholders in attendance in Argentina, their first stop on the tour on Thursday. Read More

Rosh Marketing - supplying food

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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The five stages

Toni-Ann Neita | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

I think because I did a double major in psychology and management studies, I often find myself looking at the psychology behind investment behaviours — making note of similarities and differences and trying to figure out why investors do things the way they do. Read More

PHOTO: New Cable and Wireless CEO

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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PHOTO: UAE ambassador visits Expo

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

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Developer not taking tea with National Housing Trust

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 20 2018    

Despite expressed need for improved housing stock, one developer, H Mahfood and Sons — a subsidiary of Jamaican Teas Ltd — has stated its intention to steer clear from the construction of low-income housing following significant losses on its St Thomas development from delays in... Read More

Appleton's Joy blend wins 'Rum of the Year 2017'

BY DENNISE WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 20 2018    

With rums being produced from a vast range of source regions from Trinidad to Cuba, having a special blend developed right here in Jamaica is indeed an international honour. And with global rum prices ranging from US$70 to an eye-watering US$2,400 per bottle, the... Read More

Bright prospect for Jamaica as a bunkering centre — Wheatley

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 20 2018    

While there had been little publicity recently about the plan to create a global logistical hub in Jamaica, the possiblity of developing a related industry is now being discussed. Read More

Cuba's Diaz-Canel: president for the post-Castro era

Friday, April, 20 2018    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuba's Miguel Diaz-Canel, who formally replaced Raul Castro as president yesterday, has the task of steering the communist island through a period of uncertainty as it turns the page on six decades of Castro rule. Read More

Expo Jamaica 2018 IN FULL SWING

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 20 2018    

Hours before yesterday evening's scheduled start of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) and Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) Expo Jamaica hundreds of people — mainly buyers and sellers — were streaming into the National Indoor Sports Centre and the National Arena for the... Read More

Control board meeting to OK austerity plans for Puerto Rico

Friday, April, 20 2018    

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New austerity measures are coming for Puerto Rico as a federal control board overseeing the US territory's finances met yesterday to approve several fiscal plans that will serve as the island's economic blueprint for the next five... Read More

US says Venezuela's Maduro 'lacks legitimacy' to borrow

Friday, April, 20 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Venezuela is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis but US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin yesterday urged other governments to continue to restrict the country's access to financing. Read More

Quickcanoe technology backs Expo Jamaica

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

E-commerce company Quickcanoe.com will be using its technology to give support to Expo Jamaica, which opens today at the National Arena. Read More



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