KINGSTON, Jamaica June 7, 2021 - : The Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Investment and Global Logistics, Mr Anthony Hylton, M.P., is calling on the Minister of Finance to end the delay in the $1 Billion Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) fund to assist Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) to finance digitalisation of their businesses.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 3, 2021 - The Government is providing greater safeguards for brand Jamaica on the international marketplace through passage of amendments to the Trade Marks Act in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 3, 2020 - Chairman of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), LeVaughn Flynn, says the Dangerous Drugs (Cannabis Import and Export Licensing) Regulations 2020 is now in the final stages before promulgation.
KINGSTON, May 22, 2021 - Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor, Richard Byles, says deposit-taking institutions’ (DTIs) balance sheets continue to indicate that they are growing, properly capitalised and in compliance with prudent liquidity standards.
KINGSTON, May 20, 2021 - Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Audley Shaw, says Jamaica being a signatory to the Madrid Protocol will be a massive game changer for the country’s Blue Mountain coffee brand on the world stage.
BRIDGETOWN, Guyana, April 30, 2021 - The book, entitled The New Normal – The Post-COVID Primer For Business, has been touted as a timely and valuable publication for regional business leaders to read and utilise to help their businesses adapt and thrive in a post-COVID environment.
New York recently became the 15th U.S. state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. While 67% of U.S. adults support marijuana legalization, public knowledge about cannabis is low. A third of Americans think hemp and marijuana are the same thing, according to the National Institutes of Health, and many people still search Google to find out whether cannabidiol – a cannabis derivative known as CBD – will get them high, as marijuana does.
BRIDGETOWN, April 1, 2021 - Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says the island’s new minimum wage will take effect from Thursday, April 1, as indicated by the Government. The prime minister’s announcement was made as she addressed the nation last night on a wide range of topics during an online press conference from Ilaro Court.
KINGSTON, Jamaica March 31, 2021 - Despite repeated warnings from Opposition Leader Mark Golding that sweeping powers being given to the Prime Minister to create offences, which could lead to criminal penalties appearing on a person's criminal record, under the Amendments to the Disaster Risk Management Act, the government dismissed the Opposition concerns and used its majority on Tuesday evening to pass the amendments to the statute.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - Caribbean Airlines has recorded an operating loss of US$109.2m in the financial year ending December 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic on revenue earnings of US$118.6m before Interest &Taxes.