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World tourism conference good for Jamaica

We welcome the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference scheduled to be held in Jamaica later this year as we support its intended mission to format strategies for sustainable development in an industry that contributes heavily to the island's economy.The conference, being hosted by the UNWTO, the Jamaican Government, and the World Bank... More


Sporting the new 718

MIAMI is renowned for its tropical climate, beaches, and sports cars. So it came as no surprise when I was asked to test drive the new Porsche 718 Boxster on super-highway I-95.On the outside, the new two-door, soft-top convertible has got some subtle touches, but still retains its sharp profile.It now has a more... More


Government of Jamaica may make new bond offers soon

With a spike of $64 billion in maturities in May 2017, the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) may soon offer new Jamaican dollar bonds to tap the arising liquidity.The GOJ has domestic debt in the amount of approximately $165 billion falling due between FY2017/18 and FY2018/19.In February 2016, a $60.4-billion benchmark bond... More


Montague calls for Bunting's resignation

Minister of National Security Robert Montague has called for the resignation of Opposition spokesperson Peter Bunting, raising doubt about the Central Manchester Member of Parliament's competence for the post.“I am of the opinion that he ought to tender his resignation as spokesperson on national security, and if he doesn't, I am making a public call on Dr... More


Ganjanomics 202 — What's the size of our markets?

We hear calls from the ganja lobby to speed up, for the health establishment to stand down, and Prime Minister Andrew Holness to lead the charge. Yes, Government is slow, but where exactly are we going?What can ganja do for our economy? Who are bag men, who investors? Are we into recreational or medical markets? Can we export? To whom? What's the size of... More


Young Boyz claim passing grade in defeat of El Salvador

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Jamaica's Young Reggae Boyz left the Estadio Maracana pitch here on Wednesday satisfied that their evening's work was a job well done.In what was a must-win scenario for them against El Salvador in their Group C match-up of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, the Jamaicans out of the shadows produced a 3-1 win which rekindled hopes of... More


Phillips ready to participate in bipartisan talks on St James violence

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Leader of the Oppositionand President of the People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has expressed his party's willingness to sit with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other Government members to find a way to curb the nation's spiralling crime issue, “particularly in relation to St James”.“The PNP is... More


Porsche takes spotlight

IN less than 24 hours ATL Automotive will be rolling out the red carpet for the official opening of its posh Porsche dealership in the bustling financial district of New Kingston.The high-performance German brand is the latest jewel to be added in the family-owned dealership's crown.George Wills, president and managing... More


Is scamming coming to an end?

LET'S face it, it was just a matter of time before the 'Day of Reckoning' would find our nation's name tarnished because of the scamming ting, resulting in more and more of our people getting accommodations in American prisons. Wednesday's news, here at home, rattled us like a bad cough, as it has hit hard that some scammers would be extradited to the US that day. More


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    August 12, 2016
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