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Harriat ‘Harry’ Maragh has built up significant holdings over many decades in the shipping industry. He now owns multimillion-dollar properties adjacent to the port of Kingston, where he once fished and caught crabs as a little boy growing up in...
An aerial shot of the Sangster International Airport runway.

The extension of the runway at the Sangster International Airport and associated works are scheduled to start in the final quarter of 2019, but the extension requires the acquisition of lands held by Sandals Resorts International. Negotiations for...

Community & Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited, C&WJCCU, has inked an agreement with state agency Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA, to create a loan product that is to finance crop yields...

The European Central Bank could unleash more stimulus if the economy does not pick up soon, its president warned Tuesday, sparking a sharp drop in the euro. Mario Draghi told a conference in Sintra, Portugal, that the ECB was not resigned in its...

As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout that hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and were tallying the...

Nearly half of Jamaican mobile phone users continue to experience credit depletion, ‘shock bills’, and confusing data plans, according to a survey by the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, the findings of which will form the basis for...

The long-touted plan of turning Jamaica’s trash to cash is one step closer to reality. The Government is in the process of engaging a consultant to make the business case and structure the transaction for the divestment of Jamaica’s waste disposal...

Three of the five business segments operated by banking conglomerate Scotia Group Jamaica, SGJ, made less revenue at half year, which led to lower profits In its financial results released on Thursday, Scotia Group profit for the April quarter...

Many marriage counsellors report that financial issues are the most common ones raised by couples seeking help to mend their relationship. It seems, therefore, that money-related issues are the most likely ones to pull apart a husband and wife who...

Each Wednesday, I make a what-to-write-about decision. Should my column be a response to a reader’s question? Or should I express an opinion about a topical and more challenging issue? Last Wednesday, I opted for the safer alternative. Part of...
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