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Greek milestone helps Europe put debt crisis in past

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Europe's debt crisis is receding farther behind in the rear-view mirror.Led by good news from Greece, the eurozone on Wednesday notched up several key milestones that together indicate stronger government finances amid a modest but increasingly...

Toyota outsells rivals again

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Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday that it sold a record 2.583 million vehicles in the January-March period, putting the Japanese automaker ahead of Detroit-based General Motors Company at 2.42 million and Volkswagen of Germany at 2.4 million....

Digicel spreads love to children's home

1 hour 31 min ago
The SOS Children's Village became the happy recipient of a gift of more than 80 sheet sets, blankets and school supplies, courtesy of Digicel, on Saturday, April 5.In keeping with its brand promise of giving back to communities, the telecommunications...

CB blood drive nets 77 units

1 hour 31 min ago
The CB Group partnered with the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) recently to host its first of many blood drives, Give Love, Give Blood, at the Girl Guides Association of Jamaica at 2A Waterloo Road in St Andrew....

More casino confusion - Fiesta denies bidding; reveals joint-venture talks with Amaterra

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Fiesta Jamaica Limited and developers Amaterra Jamaica Limited are exploring a potential casino resort partnership amid confusion on whether the Spanish hotel group had, in fact, put in its own bid for a so-called...

Loans, Q1 profit spike at Access - Microfinancier finalising credit line with IDB for farmers - James-Mayberry court battle resumes today

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Access Financial Services has reported a 30 per cent spike in net profit for the first quarter. The company made $79.91 million for the period ending March compared to $61.5 million made in the similar period in 2013...

Cari-Med owner grabs Claro building - Proven loses out on deal for prime New Kingston asset

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Proven Investments has lost out on its bid for the Claro building in New Kingston, according to well-placed sources, who say Glen Christian is now the buyer.Christian said Monday it was too early ...

Auto trader says new hybrid tax backward

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Andrew Jackson, CEO of Jetcon Corporation Limited and a past president of the Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association, said Tuesday that the current move by the Government to increase applicable duties on hybrid vehicles is counterintuitive and...

Anniversary of Jamaica-IMF Agreement ... A year of sacrifice and progress

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
The following is an extract from a speech by the president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica to the Kiwanis Club of Kingston, on April 15, 2014 - three weeks ahead of the first anniversary of the Jamaica's...

M3 mobile banking goes live in July - Tech partner raises cash to expand mobile money footprint

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
The Government-backed mobile money product under development for the microsector will hit the market in July, according to Transcel Limited, the technology partner...

Passing the buck

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Jampro has been efficient and sent its audited accounts for March 2013 and in-house accounts for February 2014. We are grateful for the response....

Digicel to roll out e-money service in Jamaica

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Digicel Jamaica plans to introduce a mobile money service, which will allow smartphone users to receive remittances and to make and receive payments via their cell phone, in a move designed to reach Jamaica's unbanked...

SCOTUS seeks middle ground in Argentina debt case

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
Bondholders lawsuit creates foreign-policy complication for USThe United States (US) Supreme Court appeared to be searching for a middle ground Monday in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds.The justices heard...

Venezuela sees a pragmatic revolution

April 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
After a year in office, Nicolas Maduro has made little headway in correcting the economic distortions bequeathed by his Comandante.Since Hugo Chávez died in March last year, Venezuelans have suffered rapidly deteriorating...

Vendors warned! Mayor, town clerk threaten action to stop dumping and dirty displays

April 22, 2014 - 9:57pm
The Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has issued a reminder to vendors in the downtown Kingston market district that they also have a responsibility...

Mayor defends handcart registration

April 22, 2014 - 9:57pm
Mayor of Kingston Angela Brown-Burke is not backing down on the decision, by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC), to register handcarts that operate in the market district.According...

JN, Sampars partner on grocery remittance

April 21, 2014 - 9:26pm
JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) and food distributor Sampars Cash and Carry have partnered on a 'grocery remittance' service which should see both companies tapping into the other's customer base to drive business.

BUDGET DEBATE 2014/15 : New era of expedient taxation

April 21, 2014 - 9:26pm
Dr Peter Phillips, the Minister of Finance and Planning, during his 2014/15 budget presentation on Thursday confirmed that it is not business as usual.

Richmond Estate enters $6b third phase

April 21, 2014 - 9:26pm
Richmond Development Company is readying the third phase of its multibillion-dollar residential estate in St Ann for the market, comprising 373 homes in a complex to be called Coolshade.

Tips for a first-timer in accident claims manoeuvres

April 21, 2014 - 9:26pm
I had my first accident on March 9, 2014. Because the accident was not my fault, I do not plan to claim on my policy. The incident occurred at the Worthington-Musgrave-Trafalgar Road intersection. I had just left the University College of the Caribbean to go home.