Business

How Don Wehby is positioning GraceKennedy for evolutionary change

BY AL EDWARDS Observer writer | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

CEO of the conglomerate GraceKennedy Group Don Wehby is setting the ground for the next stage in its evolution. Read More

An employer's duty of care

BY IAN MILLER | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

WITHOUT overthinking, one can just imagine the dangers being presented while working at a factory, garage or construction site. In fact, jobs in which individuals put themselves in harm's way to take care of their own well-being and that of their families cannot be quantified, as the risks vary... Read More

High demand for Jamaican black castor oil in United States

Sunday, February, 3 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – A new study on the local castor oil industry is showing significant potential for Jamaican black castor oil in the United States. Read More

Indian election budget helps farmers, middle class and 'mother cow'

Sunday, February, 3 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — India's government unveiled on Friday a raft of budget sweeteners for farmers, the middle class and also cows, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to shore up support with elections looming. Read More

US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

Sunday, February, 3 2019    

ACCRA, Ghana (AFP) — Washington has imposed visa restrictions on Ghana following a row over the deportation of Ghanaians staying illegally in the United States. Read More

Why size matters

Yanique Leiba-Ebanks | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

My colleagues and I have in many ways and angles discussed the importance of building a balanced portfolio, as well as the type of assets that should be included. However, I don't think that we have directly analysed the impact that size has on portfolio. Read More

Interrupted FLOW service in Hanover

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

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Pension seminar

Sunday, February, 3 2019    

CFA Society Jamaica, in partnership with the Pension Funds Association of Jamaica, held a well-supported seminar on Tueday to sensitise pension fund trustees and fund managers on their critical duties and obligations relating to ethics and governance. CFA Society Jamaica promotes high ethical... Read More

ABM captures $20,000

Claudienne Edwards | Saturday, February, 2 2019    

Dear ClaudienneI am having an issue with National Commercial Bank (NCB) for over two months now. Read More

PM wants every Jamaican to get a slice of the tourism pie

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 1 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says it is troubling to his conscience that only some Jamaicans are benefiting from tourism earnings and pledged to put a strategy in place which will result in everyone making money from the sector. Read More

MMJ to be highlighed on Innovations

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

MMJ International Holdings, a medical sciences research company based in the United States and Jamaica, will take part in an upcoming episode of the award-winning television documentary series, Innovations . MMJ has gained attention through its... Read More

Jamaica must play more than catch up — Edwards

Friday, February, 1 2019    

Jampro President, Diane Edwards, has said that the execution of the Global... Read More

Jamaica bond king Gregory Fisher forecasts Jamaica should 'finally' be upgraded in 2019

BY KEITH COLLISTER | Friday, February, 1 2019    

In his opening remarks for the 2019 Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Conference, Jamaica “bond king” Gregory Fisher noted that this will be his 14th year as lead sponsor of the Jamaica Stock Exchange conference, a particular honour as it coincided with the JSE's... Read More

Bartlett calls for ongoing investments in tourism

Friday, February, 1 2019    

With 80 per cent of world tourism comprising of small enterprises, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is urging financial institutions and large investors to play a greater role in developing the local industry. Read More

Sagicor enters alliance with Guardsman

Friday, February, 1 2019    

Sagicor Group Jamaica on Wednesday announced its entrance into the microfinance business through a strategic alliance with the Guardsman Group. This alliance will leverage Guardsman Group's existing microfinance business, Travel Cash Jamaica Limited. The alliance has... Read More



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