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The Grenada Parliament late Thursday, approved legislation to allow casino gambling.The bill, known as the Casino and Gaming Act 2014, next goes to the Senate for debate.The legislation provides for the owners of hotels with more than 300 rooms to apply...
Former Attorney General of Bermuda Mark Pettingill, who quit his cabinet post in the wake of the so-called 'jetgate' scandal earlier this year, has resigned from a top job at a Bermuda bank after less than three months....
The offer by Philangco Corp for the purchase of Palmyra resort and condominium complex has fizzled, with receiver Ken Tomlinson who was hired to dispose of the property saying that he is now entertaining new interests from both within Jamaica and abroad.
AUGUST 19 AmCham Jamaica media launch of its Business and Civic Leadership Awards 2014, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, 81 Knutsford Boulevard, New Kingston, 10
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Margaritaville Caribbean Limited (MCL) says it will be introducing the first Dunkin' Donuts franchise for Jamaica by year end.
Some 215 applications have been received by Start-Up Jamaica (SUJ), the government-sponsored accelerator programme for entrepreneurs with mainly technology-based businesses ideas, according to state minister for technology Julian Robinson.
Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited earned revenue of $410 million at half-year ending June 2014.With no expenses for the period, the start-up company also made net profit of $410 million or 27 cents per share.
I noted with interest a recent news item in which several persons spoke about the inadequacy of their pension. In addition to these persons and others like themselves, there are many others who look to their retirement years with apprehension.
As an athlete, my intense physical training was complemented by an equally structured programme of nutrition.
QUESTION: I have incurred losses amounting to over $1 million, excluding interest, since my car was written off in an accident that occurred on the Old Harbour Road, St Catherine, last year.
As a manager, it's hard to give good feedback.
On August 15, Panama celebrated 100 years of operation of its canal.
Federal prosecutors say several addicts died soon after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs via FedEx.
Puerto Rico's financially struggling public power company won a big reprieve Thursday, announcing that creditors agreed to postpone payment of US$671 million worth of bank loans until next year.
St Vincent and the Grenadines government has denied that it is engaged in trading a number of the endangered local Amazona guildingii parrots for vehicles from Germany.
THE UNITED Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is set to award an innovative group of St Mary farmers with a cash prize of up to US$15,000 at a prestigious ceremony to be held in New York city next month.
Come September, more than 75 high achievers will be returning to school with scholarships and grants totalling $4.7 million, from Jamaica Energy Partners, as a result of their outstanding academic performances.
A company is planning a US$1.75 billion project that includes laying 160 miles of natural gas pipeline in West Virginia and Ohio in the United States.Columbia Pipeline Group announced the investment in a news release Tuesday.
The Bank of England modestly upgraded its growth forecast for the United kingdom on Wednes-day but signalled its concerns over the failure of wages, which are actually falling for the first time since 2009, to keep track with the projected expansion.In...