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Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

GK management changes aimed at achieving goal of a $100b companyGraceKennedy said it has made a number of changes at its senior management level as it continues to streamline its structure in alignment with its 100th anniversary objectives.The...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having watched the current debate on TVJ regarding the minimum wage vs liveable wage, permit me to add my two cents.Most persons have come down on the side that the current $7,000 weekly minimum wage is not liveable. While this may...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

UK businesses brace for no-deal BrexitDUNSTABLE, England (AP):Brexit has British business owners on edge - and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London.Lovespace, which collects boxes from customers, stores...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The corruption watchdog group National Integrity Action (NIA) has revealed that over a four-year period, ending in 2017, no annual reports detailing the statutory declarations of parliamentarians have been tabled in the House of Representatives as...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

UK PM May to skip Davos amid Brexit uncertaintyTheresa May's office says the British prime minister will skip the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week to focus on resolving the Brexit crisis.May had been expected to attend...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain openNEW YORK (AP):Sears will live on - at least for now. The company's chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears, averting liquidation of the iconic chain,...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BOJ's inflation target missed againA decline in agricultural prices, along with a significant reduction in international oil prices, resulted in the consumer price index falling by one per cent for December 2018, bringing the annual point-to-point...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Likkle Tea, big marketPatrique Goodall carves niche in US$50-billion tea industryPatrique Goodall says she has always had a hustler's mentality. As a prefect at the top western Jamaica all-girls Montego Bay High School in St James, she sold space in...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

In Thursday 's trading session the following reflect the movement of the JSE Indices:ï The JSE Combined Index declined by 798.66 points (0.21%) to close at 376,233.22.ï The JSE Index declined by 1,018.09 points (0.27%) to close at 371,112.27.ï The...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Less beef, more beansExperts say worldneeds a new dietNEW YORK (AP):A hamburger a week, but no more - that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Kaya herb house reverses merger plans withBuzz CapitalKaya Inc, which operates a herb house in St Ann, paid over CAN$250,000, or roughly J$24 million, to reverse steps that were undertaken for a proposed merger with Canadian outfit, Buzz Capital....

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):For the first time in its six-year history, the total economic impact of the Caribbean Premier League has exceeded US$100 million, a 34 per cent increase over the previous 2017 season.A report commissioned by CPL and...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP):At least nine people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, recalling the high-profile attacks associated with the bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Indies Pharma profits dipafter listingIn its first annual report after listing on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Indies Pharma is showing a dip in profits despite a bump in revenues. A $20.5-million, or 14.52 per cent, decrease in...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions yesterday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union (EU) exit plan.But the country's main opposition leader branded...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Paramount Q2 profits softbut management positiveSecond-quarter profits at junior market listed company Paramount Trading showed a 16.27 per cent increase, but this was not enough to overcome a six-month year-on-year slump. The $3.86-million increase...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I see where the Jamaican Government has voted not to recognise President Nicol·s Maduro as the legitimate president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. They have not really given us a compelling reason for their decision.The...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Potential Petrojambuyer threatens legal action against expropriationAttorney-at-Law Arlene Gaynor, shareholder and legal counsel for A...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Digicel Foundation recently partnered with King's House to provide much-needed medical equipment to the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland. The hospital's chairman, Hugh Perry, and chief executive officer, Althea Gardner, along with staff of the...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BOJ Currency RatesBank of Jamaica foreign exchange rates for Thursday, January 17, 2019:CURRENCY BUY SELLARGENTINE PESO 3.44775 3.51436ARUBA GUILDER 71.99335 73.38430AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 92.52730 94.31497AUSTRIAN SCHILLING 10.67120 10....

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wanted to bring to your attention my experience at Max Glass Shop at 55 Manchester Avenue in May Pen, Clarendon, on Thursday, January 10, 2019.I was doing home renovation, and having decided to put a sliding panel on the bath, the...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accountsLONDON (AP):Facebook said on Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations targeting users outside the US....

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Producers Group has further extended its efforts and resources to ensure that no child in Jamaica starts their day at school hungry by selecting neighbouring schools to become beneficiaries of the JP St Mary's Heritage Project.Recently, John...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 11:10 PM

Shah of Iran modernised nation with oil money, but seized all powerDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):At the height of his power in 1971, Iran's Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi drew world leaders to a wind-swept luxury tent city, offering a lavish banquet...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 11:08 PM

Employment Tax Credit - the receipt and loss of a blessingThe good book said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive", and the evidence of this is etched deeply in The Fiscal Incentives (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.This act brought about the...

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