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Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:09 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

The family has a longer history in the grocery retail market, but is now putting money into real estate development, rental and sales, to drive earnings and profits. Having bought the former Baron’s Plaza on Constant Spring Road, remodelled and...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:08 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

The 80-year-old Shipping Association of Jamaica, SAJ, is at a crossroads of sorts and its leadership recognises this fact. Formed as a trade union of employers of port workers in 1939, the SAJ has been supplying labour to Kingston’s two major port...

Published:Wednesday | March 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

Regional head of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, in charge of Latin America and the Caribbean Therese Turner-Jones, is holding up the European country of Estonia as a model for Jamaica, insisting that greater investment in technology and...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:14 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

The listing of government-owned Wigton Windfarm is targeted for next month, and the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), is already weighing the next state assets targeted for divestment via the stock market, which includes the holdings in Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

The Mona School of Business and Management, MSBM, is a top business-education institution in the Caribbean and Latin American region. But despite being a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB, the business...

Published:Friday | February 1, 2019 | 12:37 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

On January 29, Chorvelle Johnson completed her first year as head of Sagicor Bank, the banking outfit now k

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

Caribbean Airlines adding planes and tours to grow out of red inkSees first signs of a turnaround in September quarterQuick on the heels of rare profits not seen in almost a decade, regional carrier Caribbean Airlines Limited, CAL, is pushing ahead...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 5:24 PMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

  Sagicor Investment Jamaica will be rolling out three new US dollar denominated fixed income global funds as part of its Sigma suite of unit trust products. The investment house is marketing the new funds as a hedge against depreciation of...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

GWest Corporation, a health-care company that listed on the market last December, insists that it properly disclosed a transaction used to swap out some of its debt for preference shares issued to shareholders, an assertion that has been endorsed by...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

In a matter of months, the US$1.6 billion, or more than J$208 billion, now in the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PDF) is to flow to the Consolidated Fund and could be administered as the Minister of Finance sees fit.The transition is expected to...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

The Development Bank of Jamaica, DBJ, has received billions of dollars in new multilateral money, and is hunting billions more, to be able to up its game as a full-service provider of...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMHuntley Medley/Senior Business Writer

It has been one year since Richard Byles took over the reins as chairman of Sagicor Group Jamaica, having retired as chief executive officer and having passed the mantle of executive leadership to Christopher Zacca last May.Regarded as a management...

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