The The Instagram-worthy travel bucket list

BY PAUL ALLEN Observer writer | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

Not too long ago, a trip to 'farrin' for many Jamaicans meant New York, Miami and, if you had neighbours or relatives on the overseas employment programme, Canada. Read More

Lee-Chin appointed to board of German radiopharmaceutical group ITM

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

Well-known Jamaican-Canadian entrepreneur, investor, business magnate and philanthropist, Michael Lee-Chin, was recently appointed to the supervisory board of ITM Isotopen Technologien München AG (ITM), a German radiopharmaceutical group of... Read More

UWI study shows $40 billion demand for agricultural supplies in the tourism sector

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A recently completed study by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has revealed that there is a $40 billion demand for agricultural supplies in the tourism sector. Read More

Don't freak out but…you're old?!

BY PAUL ALLEN Observer writer | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

WHEN I made the trek from Mandeville to Kingston for university just over a decade ago, it was the first step on my proverbial journey of a thousand miles. Read More


Sunday, June, 9 2019    

Joe Issa chairman Cool Group of Companies; Chris Berry, chairman Mayberry; Ryan Reid, president First Rock; Fred Smith chairman Tropical Tours all smile at the charity concert'An Evening With Air Supply and Thrid World featuring Koffee' at the Couples Sans Souci Tower Isle St Mary last... Read More

Avoiding the nightmare tenant

BY PAUL ALLEN Observer writer | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

RENTING is a very personal thing. Not only are you allowing someone into a space that is uniquely yours, you are also trusting them to care for it as you would yourself. Read More

Private equity — the beginner's guide

BY YANIQUE LEIBA-EBANKS | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

WHAT is private equity? This is ownership of shares in a company that is not public (privately owned), that is, it is not listed on a stock exchange. Read More

What is an Initial Public Offering (IPO)?

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

AN initial public offering, or IPO, is the process of selling stocks in a company to the public for the first time. The purpose of this is to raise money for the company. Once this is done the company is referred to as a publicly traded company. “Going public” as it is... Read More

A better understanding of the Business Process Outsourcing Industry (BPO)

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry in Jamaica provides approximately 36,000 jobs and involves 60 companies across the island making it a very important contributor to the nation's economy. In Jamaica, this industry is valued at more than US$400... Read More

CAC 2000 looks to Caribbean expansion

Friday, June, 7 2019    

WITH some 80 years in the local air conditioning business, CAC 2000 Ltd has changed its operational strategy following a challenging 2018, while looking towards regional expansion. Read More

GraceKennedy to relaunch Nurishment brand in Europe

Friday, June, 7 2019    

GRACE Foods UK Limited will relaunch its 'Nurishment' branded products as part of plans to improve the performance in the European market. Read More

Last cruise ship leaves Cuba as fresh US sanctions bite

Friday, June, 7 2019    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The last US cruise liner to stop over in Cuba sailed out again Wednesday as stepped-up US sanctions against the Communist-run island came into force. Read More

Eppley Caribbean Property Fund secures $650M in funding for new aquisitions

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited SCC (ECPF or the Value Fund), a publicly listed property fund in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, has closed on a $650 million bridge facility from NCB Capital Markets Ltd to partially fund the acquisition of additional income... Read More

Antigua and St Kitts defend Citizenship by Investment Programme

Friday, June, 7 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The governments of Antigua and Barbuda and St Kitts-Nevis have strongly defended their respective Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CBI) that some regional countries use as a means of luring foreign investments. Read More

Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela

Friday, June, 7 2019    

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP)— Canada announced Sunday it was temporarily shutting its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for refusing to accredit diplomats critical of his regime. Read More


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