Haiti wants to increase trade with Cuba

Friday, June, 23 2017    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – Haiti says it wants to strengthen its trade links with Cuba and has officially accepted an invitation to participate in the 35th International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2017) to be held in that city later this year. Read More

Cuban entrepreneurs take steps to counter Trump's policies

Friday, June, 23 2017    

HAVANA, Cuba (Xinhua) — Measures announced by US President Donald Trump to roll back American policies toward Cuba have been rejected by the island's private sector, which is now taking steps to protect its interests. Read More

French trade mission visitS Haiti

Friday, June, 23 2017    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – A French trade mission arrived in Haiti yesterday for a five-day visit aimed at getting a better understanding of the markets in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country. Read More

St Lucia to construct solar farm

Friday, June, 23 2017    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The St Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) has signed a contract with the international solar energy firm, GRUPOTEC, for the engineering, procurement, and construction for a three-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Vieux Fort, north of... Read More

Controlling stake in Berger Jamaica bought by Trinidad's Ansa

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Trinidad and Tobago conglomerate, Ansa McAl Group, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lewis Berger (Overseas Holdings) Ltd (LBOH) from Berger International Private Limited (BIPL), in an all-cash transaction. Read More

Nain looks to welcome the return of Alpart today

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

The opening of the new ALPART/JISCO Alumina Refinery in Nain, St Elizabeth this morning brings a ray of hope to an industry which has been losing its impact on the economy, after decades of being a top performer for Jamaica. Read More

Eight firms pre-qualified for NMIA

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), Milverton Reynolds, has announced eight pre-qualified firms to participate in the bidding process to operate, finance, develop and maintain the Norman Manley International Airport under a long-term concession... Read More

Proven seeks to raise US$16 million via renounceable rights issue

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Proven Investments Ltd (ProvenJA) which is now eyeing funding for expansion and acquisition opportunities is seeking to raise US$16.547 million ($2.17 billion) by way of a renounceable rights issue. Read More

Registering your intellectual property: Your business may depend on it!

with LISA RHOOMS | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Whether a business thrives or slips away into the abyss of failure can be determined almost entirely on whether people know about the business and its products and/or services. This awareness may be largely based on the business' marketing strategies. Therefore, when businesses commit to... Read More

Indies Pharma looks to list on stock market

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Indies Pharma Ltd, which sells generic and specialised pharmaceuticals islandwide, has announced plans to list on the Junior Market later this year. Read More

JTB Canada's favourite tourist board for 12 consecutive years

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Baxter Travel Media, the largest provider of travel industry news and information in Canada, have again named the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) as the “Favourite Tourist Board in Canada”. Read More



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