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Canadian gold miner, IAMGOLD, says it will develop and operate a solar plant in Suriname at a cost of US$14 million."The project will help meet the electricity requirements of the mine in district Brokopondo, and at the same time free up power for use...
Apple Inc has bought Topsy Labs in a deal that will provide the iPhone maker with more insights about the chatter on Twitter.Topsy pores through the stream of conversations occurring on Twitter to identify trends and people influencing public...
In celebration of the continued literacy improvements shown by students enrolled in its 'Perfect Pitch for a Sound Education' programme, First Global Financial Services (FGFS) launched its annual Literacy Day on Friday, November 29, at the Bickersteth...
Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less - by drone. Consider it the modern version of a pizza delivery boy, minus the boy.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc plans to offer approximately 112.8 million shares in an initial public offering of its common stock, returning to the public markets about six years after it went private.
Express Fitness Club, which opened its newest gym last month in Portmore Pines, now says it will enter two Caribbean markets by mid-2014 while it continues its local build-out. The two-year-old fitness company opened four gyms locally this year, doubling the chain to eight.
Scotia Group Jamaica hit a new high with annual net profit of $11.92 billion, eclipsing its previous record of $11.6 billion set four years ago in 2009.
Tutti Frutti Jamaica has advertised for a candidate to oversee a new location, suggesting that the company is following through on plans to expand from its single outlet.
Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Colin Bullock, has pushing back against the suggestion that heightened stimulus spending by Government should be considered as a growth elixir.
It's a big question for marketers: What kind of a buyer are you? And, as important, what are you willing to pay? In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behaviour online and off is being tracked aggressively with help from advances in technology.
On November 13, the Xinhua News Agency, the official press agency of China, carried a report that indicated an important and seemingly strategic change in United States policy towards the Caribbean and Latin America.
I am the founder of a small business, which I run from home. I have registered the business name as a garage and offer general repairs, engine overhauls and transmission repairs. I also buy and sell motor vehicles for profit as well as for clients, for commission. I need some advice and direction from you regarding how to secure funding to grow my business.
Sterling Investments Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Asset Management, has announced the appointment of two new members to the company's board, retired businessman Michael Bernard and attorney Derek Jones, who is now based in Cayman.
My husband was hit by a car on Hagley Park Road near to Three Miles, Kingston 11, on May 14. He was knocked unconscious and suffered injuries which were treated at the Kingston Public Hospital. His lawyer told him that he was entitled to compensation. However, the insurers of the car refused to pay because "he was wrong to cross the road".
Dominica says it is pursuing efforts to get the European Union to remove the visa requirements for nationals travelling to Europe, saying that it was important to stimulate trade under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed with Europe five years ago.
It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to write to you with regard to my current financial status. I am 24 years of age and currently looking to buy a house and a car. Please advise me on the way to go correctly and logically.
Washington said Wednesday it is actively working with Cuba to find a new financial institution to handle its diplomatic accounts in the United States (US), after the Caribbean nation announced that a banking cut-off had forced it to halt nearly all...
The price of oil dropped to the lowest level since early June as the United States (US) government reported the tenth straight weekly increase in crude oil supplies.Benchmark US crude for January delivery was down US$1.53 at US$92.16 a barrel on the New...
When she answered the telephone earlier this week, Quieba Williams got the wonderful news that Christmas had come early for her, and her one wish had come true.Quieba works from home as an online customer service representative for an overseas-based...