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Mayberry's Peart says infrastructure in place for more growth

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mayberry Investments Ltd (MIL) Gary Peart says that with the infrastructural support provided by the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), and investment companies like Mayberry, hundreds more local businesses should be lining up to be listed on the local stock... Read More

US eases sanctions stance on Rusal; aluminium prices tumble
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US Treasury yesterday said that it could lift sanctions on Russian aluminium giant Rusal if tycoon Oleg Deripaska gives up control of the company.... Read More

Bartlett upbeat about more flights from South America
SANTIAGO, Chile — Ed Bartlett is upbeat that Jamaica could start welcoming non-stop flights from Peru after a meeting with senior executives of LATAM, the largest airline conglomerate in Latin America.... Read More

Expo launch for Buccaneer single-serve
Buccaneer Jamaican Rum Cake has launched a new line of single-serve snack cakes in addition to its new coconut-flavoured rum cake. ... Read More

With threat of US sanctions...UC Rusal suppliers on edge

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

An attempt to poison a former Russian spy and his daughter in Salisbury, England, could have negative repercussions in Jamaica. Read More

Samsung Galaxy S9 launches in Jamaica

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Jamaica. Read More

Sick of high phone bills

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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Latin America targeted for Jamaican tourism

BY HORACE HINES News reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Members of the Ministry of Tourism and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) who are now in South America to rev up arrivals from the continent, are encouraged by the overwhelming turn out of tourism stakeholders in attendance in Argentina, their first stop on the tour on Thursday. Read More

Rosh Marketing - supplying food

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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The five stages

Toni-Ann Neita | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

I think because I did a double major in psychology and management studies, I often find myself looking at the psychology behind investment behaviours — making note of similarities and differences and trying to figure out why investors do things the way they do. Read More

PHOTO: New Cable and Wireless CEO

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

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PHOTO: UAE ambassador visits Expo

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

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Developer not taking tea with National Housing Trust

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 20 2018    

Despite expressed need for improved housing stock, one developer, H Mahfood and Sons — a subsidiary of Jamaican Teas Ltd — has stated its intention to steer clear from the construction of low-income housing following significant losses on its St Thomas development from delays in... Read More

Appleton's Joy blend wins 'Rum of the Year 2017'

BY DENNISE WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 20 2018    

With rums being produced from a vast range of source regions from Trinidad to Cuba, having a special blend developed right here in Jamaica is indeed an international honour. And with global rum prices ranging from US$70 to an eye-watering US$2,400 per bottle, the... Read More

Bright prospect for Jamaica as a bunkering centre — Wheatley

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 20 2018    

While there had been little publicity recently about the plan to create a global logistical hub in Jamaica, the possiblity of developing a related industry is now being discussed. Read More



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