Business

My loved one has died, what should I do?

WITH GABRIELLE GRANT | Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

At some point we all must deal with someone close to us passing away, whether family member, business partner or friend. If someone near to you has died it is important to be armed with the correct information to make dealing with his/her death less overwhelming. Read More

Organisers target more exhibitors for A Jamaican Made Christmas

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

THE organisers of A Jamaican Made Christmas are promising to expand this year's staging of the annual trade show that gives invaluable exposure to small, local manufacturers and artisans. Read More

Barita gets approval for new ordinary shares issuance

BY ABBION ROBINSON Observer Business writer | Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

Barita Investments Limited (BIL) has obtained shareholders' approval for the issuance of more than 106 million new ordinary shares to raise capital for the company, despite concerns raised by shareholders at the company's Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on Friday last (July 26)... Read More

CANNABIS HOUSE

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Marigold Projects, a 49 per cent owned subsidiary of Aphria Inc which is headquartered in Leamington, Ontario, Canada is reporting through a news release that it has received a retail Herbal House licence from Jamaica's Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) to open... Read More

Carib Cement signs new deal with JPS

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

The Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL) announced on Friday, its new 10-year electricity supply agreement with Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS). Read More

VM Investments more than double profits for the first sixmonths of 2019

BY DURRANT PATE Observer Business writer | Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

Victoria Mutual Investments has more than doubled its profit for the first six months of this year, as the company recorded encouraging growth in all business lines. Read More

IMF says economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean remains 'sluggish'

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

WASHINGTON, USA (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday said that while economic prospects are improving in the Caribbean, they are doing so “with substantial variation across countries”. Read More

Steve Davis — enjoying a fulfilling ride

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

Steve Davis, a farmer in Springvale, St Catherine, has been making his name in the farming industry and says that former Agricultural Minister Christopher Tufton was a big part of why he decided to dabble in the field. Read More

Qatar to acquire a stake of gas blocks offshore Guyana

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

DUBAI Unite Arab Emirates, (CMC) — The state-owned oil company, Qatar Petroleum (QP) said Monday it had entered into an agreement with the French-based energy giant, Total, to acquire a stake in the French company's two oil and gas blocks offshore Guyana. Read More

Musson supports Halls of Learning Robotics Outreach Day

Monday, July, 29 2019    

THE Musson Foundation has, for the fifth year running, collaborated with tech-based social enterprise Halls of Learning to host the annual Lego Yuh Mind Outreach Day activities. Read More

Jamalco employs 70 tertiary students for the summer

Monday, July, 29 2019    

HALSE HALL, Clarendon — Seventy students from tertiary institutions across Jamaica are gaining work experience as part of the Jamalco 2019 Summer Employment Programme at locations in Manchester and Clarendon. Read More

NCB profits significantly from Guardian acquisition

BY DURRANT PATE Business writer | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

National Commercial Bank (NCB) continues to rake in mega profits, particularly from its recent majority acquisition of Guardian Holdings Limited. Read More

A quick guide to investing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange

BY RANDY ROWE | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

Hey g uys! Let me start off by apologising for the missing article last week. A few of you have told me were looking for an article then and didn't see one. So, I'm making an extra effort to ensure that this week doesn't become two weeks in a row. Read More

The Artistic Mermaid — spreading awareness on endangered coral reefs

BY ABBION ROBINSON Business reporter | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

SOME say beauty is only skin deep, but ceramic artist Anna-K Cuffe knows it goes much deeper than that. Read More

8 years without settlement

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, July, 28 2019    

  Dear Claudienne My aunt's husband died in 2011. During the incident in which her husband died, my aunt lost the use of all four of her limbs. Since this incident, she has been confined to a motorised wheelchair. Read More



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