Business

Big Plans For Bellefield Great House

The Montego Bay-based father and son entrepreneurial team of Robbie Josephs Sr and Robbie Josephs Jr recently started their new project, Bellefield Great House Ltd, in the tourism capital. Read More

World Bank vice-president praises Jamaica's economic turnaround in Miami Herald
The World Bank vice-president for Latin America and the Caribbean, Axel van Trotsenburg, recently contributed an opinion piece to the Miami Herald entitled 'Jamaica has made an “extraordinary” economic turnaround'.... Read More

Five Local Gems to Visit on a Budget
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Should I lease or rent property?
It would surprise many people to hear that the terms lease and rent, while alike, do not mean the same thing, particularly as it relates to real estate. And though there are similarities that allow access to and use of a property, it's the differences that one should be cautious of.... Read More

The most important thing in investing

BY RANDY T ROWE | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Two investment questions spend a lot of time in my brain. One because I get asked it almost daily, [Is XYZ a good stock to buy?]; the other, I have never been asked before yet it would give the most value to anyone interested in investing. What is the most important... Read More

Telecom giant MTN lists shares on Nigeria's stock exchange

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) -- Africa's largest mobile phone operator, MTN, listed shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday in a US$6 billion flotation reflecting its increasing presence in the Nigerian market, its largest. Read More

5G: Five things to know

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) — It is heralded as an essential step to a brave new world of technology, but in the here and now, super-fast 5G networking is already pitting China against the West. Read More

Lee Chin says failure to save and invest holding back GDP growth

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Economic Growth Council (EGC) Chairman Michael Lee-Chin, says that a major hitch in the council's efforts to achieve its target of five per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in four years was the lack of a culture of saving. Read More

King Pepper gains prestigious international certification

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Falmouth-based premium jerk seasoning and sauce manufacturer King Pepper Products Ltd has achieved the prestigious Food Safety Systems Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000). Read More

Rohan 'Quite Perry' Perry — the social entrepreneur

BY PAUL ALLEN Observer writer | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

At 27 years old, Rohan Perry has made quite the name for himself. It's…well, “Quite Perry”. And if anyone doubts the appeal of this young marvel, then ask any of his more than half a million Instagram followers and... Read More

More than one way to skin a cat

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Have you ever heard the saying “There is more than one way to skin a cat”? Simply put, this means that there is more than one way of achieving an aim. People invest in bonds to make money, but did you know there is more than one way to make money from bonds? Read More

Issue over a balance of zero

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Dear ClaudienneOn Thursday, April 25, I received a voice message from a person who identified herself as Nadesha from Flow. In the message, the person indicated that charges relating to account number 177... had been reversed to reflect a balance of zero. Read More

Get listed!

Saturday, May, 18 2019    

Victoria Mutual executives, Courtney Campbell (left), president & CEO, and Rezworth Burchenson (2nd right), CEO of VM Wealth, engage in a vibrant discussion with (from second left) Marguerite Orane, international leadership and strategy coach, Marlene Street Forrest, managing director of the... Read More

Jamaican-produced Nestlé condensed milk back on shelves

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

Nestlé has reintroduced its Full Cream Sweetened Condensed Milk to Jamaican consumers and also introduced a new brand, Nestlé Green Butterfly Filled Sweetened Condensed Milk. Both brands, which offer consumers a choice in product and price point, are produced through a... Read More

Antigua urges US to grant Caricom extension to Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

Friday, May, 17 2019    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – Antigua and Barbuda is urging the United States to grant an extension of a waiver allowing Caribbean Community (Caricom) to continue to benefit from the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA). Read More



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