Category: Business

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Scotiabank Customers Take to Social Media to Vent Frustrations

Social media users who are upset with Scotia bank have taken to Twitter using the hash tag ‘ThingsScotiaChargesFor’ to vent their frustrations. Up to news...

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Building Economic Partnerships between Philadelphia & Jamaica

President of the World Trade Centre of Greater Philadelphia, Linda Mysliwy-Conlin says she’s impressed with the stability and growth of the Jamaican economy....

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Ground Broken for Construction of 1,500 St James Houses

Ground has been broken for the construction of 1,500 houses in St. James. The development is being undertaken in partnership between the National Housing Trust, and West...

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Digicel Cutting 25% of Jobs Globally

Telecommunications giant, Digicel, is cutting staff by 25-percent, globally. The company made the announcement this morning, as part of what it says is its Global...

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‘No More Govt Crowding Out of Private Sector’; Wynter

Bank of Jamaica Governor, BOJ, Brian Wynter has declared that the era of government crowding out private sector investment has come to an end. Mr. Wynter was speaking at...

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CIBC & Ten Habitat Team Up to Support Start-Ups

CIBC First Caribbean has partnered with a non-profit organization, Ten Habitat to support local and regional start-up businesses. First Caribbean says it will be...

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Central Bank Announces Additional Measures to Keep JMD Stable

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, is taking additional steps to keep the Jamaican dollar stable. The BOJ announced today that they’ll stop paying interest to commercial...

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Holness Optimistic New Royal DeCameron will Boost Tourism Growth

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he expects the newly opened Royal DeCameron resort to better enable the government to meet its growth target for the sector. The...

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18 Consecutive Years Premium Growth at General Accident

Managing Director at General Accident Insurance, Sharon Donaldson says the company is reporting its 18th consecutive year of premium growth for the period ended December...

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Chung Questions Govt’s Projections for Direct Taxation Revenue

The government is projecting to collect more money from direct taxes in the upcoming 2017-2018 fiscal year, than for 2016-2017. That’s according to Chief Executive...