Category: Business

Infrastructure Development Can Be A Win-Win For Everyone – Holness

Infrastructure development can be a win-win for everyone.  That’s the word from Prime Minister Andrew Holness.  This, after Mr. Holness said residents of Port...

‘A Significant Move For Small Businesses’ – Port Royal Hosts Almost 2,000 Tourists In Historic Opening

Some 1,900 tourists, mostly from Britain and Canada, visited sections of Kingston yesterday, when the Mariella Discovery 2, docked at the Port Royal Pier, in a historic...

MSME Boss Calls For Incentivization of Manufacturing Sector

President of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME Alliance, Donovan Wignall, is calling for more incentives for the manufacturing sector. Mr. Wignall was...

Port Royal Welcomes First Cruise Ship

The Port Royal Pier welcomed its first cruise ship this morning. The ship, the Marella Discovery II arrived at 7 with some two thousand tourists on board. Over the...

Women Finding Work At Almost Twice The Rate Of Men – STATIN

Women are finding work at nearly twice the rate of men, as Jamaica records historic reductions in unemployment. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica’s...

Unemployment Rate Drops To Historic 7.2% Rate

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN says more Jamaicans are part of the employed labour force as unemployment continues to decline.  According to the...

JMEA Raises Concerns of US-Dollar Shortage

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, JMEA, Richard Pandohie, says members have not been able to access US dollars for the past two weeks. He...

Gov’t Launch National Public Key Infrastructure

The government launched the National Public Key Infrastructure, PKI, Project yesterday, which is said to be the foundation for the National Identification System, NIDS....

Jamaica Import Bill Spiked For First Nine Months Of 2019, Reaching $US4.8 Billion

Jamaica’s Import bill increased for the first nine months of 2019 when compared to the corresponding period for the previous year, while overall exports for the...

Jamaica Falling Behind Rest Of The World In Implementing National ID System – PSOJ

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, says the country’s implementation of a National Identification system is falling behind the rest of the world....