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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2012-01-18 16:54:18 -0800 | political-news

Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller Jamaicans mark down Simpson Miller for her personality as Holness leads favourability ranking. A perception by some Jamaicans that president of the People's National Party (PNP), Portia Simpson Miller, is vulgar, loud and quarrelsome has...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2011-11-26 17:17:49 -0800 | political-news

Audley Shaw, who is chairing the committee on taxation, said the work of the group will be critical to the country's development. Speaking last week during the first meeting of the committee, held at the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) building...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Star :: Russia | updated 2011-10-19 17:59:26 -0700 | entertainment-news

But that has failed to stave off protests and demonstrations against the company planned for today. With public pressure mounting, the board of directors of the JPS yesterday expressed regret at the billing challenges facing its customers over the past...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Star :: Russia | updated 2011-10-10 18:32:35 -0700 | entertainment-news

At some supermarkets in the Corporate Area yesterday, persons inspecting the new prices at the shelves were disgusted by the additional burden they are being asked to bear. One such consumer, Shirley Grant, declared that the increase was too much...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2011-10-06 02:01:28 -0700 | political-news

THE completion of the Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica has made a giant step in establishing itself as a serious contender in the business-tourism market. The facility, which is the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean and second...
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Source: Miami Herald

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2011-09-20 05:11:35 -0700 | political-news

The Caribbean's first discount airline has received the go-ahead to fly to Trinidad, ending a monthslong conflict with government regulators. Ian Burns, the Irish CEO of short-haul, low-cost REDjet, announced Tuesday that commercial flights between the airline's Barbados hub and...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2011-07-06 13:02:58 -0700 | political-news

The Government must keep its word and we intend to ensure that this happens. Mr Speaker, this is a fundamental issue of trust," Simpson Miller said. Figures contained in the 2011-2012 Estimates of Expenditure indicate that the Government would not...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2011-07-02 14:56:24 -0700 | political-news

Holness' revelation that the subvention to tertiary institution could be cut in order to help capitalise the Students' Loan Bureau. Jevaughn Neil, the outgoing president president of the University of the West Indies Guild of Students, is viewing the minister's...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Star :: Russia | updated 2011-06-01 20:08:19 -0700 | entertainment-news

Should this happen, it would remove regulatory responsibilities for the portfolio of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR). "There is overlapping jurisdiction in the sector which impedes its efficient regulation and increases the regulatory cost," read the Green Paper, tabled...
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Source: Guardian Unlimited

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2011-02-23 02:17:47 -0800 | political-news

Christopher "Dudas" Coke from Jamaica Councillor Desmond McKenzie, mayor of Kingston and St Andrew, allegedly told US officials in September 2009 that the Americans' request to extradite Christopher "Dudus" Coke on narcotics and firearms charges risked "serious repercussions" and would...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2010-12-24 13:29:06 -0800 | political-news

Morrison was among a group of Caribbean media practitioners honoured at the recent CMEx event in Kingston. CMEx symposia are staged in part to encourage deeper and wider coverage of the importance of sustainable tourism to the region and its...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-05 18:06:32 -0700 | business-news

This weekend, Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady will crown her successor at the widely-viewed beauty pageant owned by billionaire Donald Trump.  Before becoming Miss USA, Brady worked an accountant. She told us last year that working as an accountant helped...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-14 12:06:56 -0700 | business-news

State will be coming at them with unrelenting force this year as it seeks to secure revenues due to the national purse. Ainsley Powell, commissioner general of Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), told The Gleaner that $20 billion in arrears is...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-02 05:01:32 -0700 | business-news

British businessman kidnapped shortly after arriving in Jamaica is found dead with his throat slit  Keith Murrain, 54, was found brutally murdered in a remote sugarcane field He was kidnapped as he left Kingston's Norman Manley Airport on Friday Businessman...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-06-02 22:08:30 -0700 | business-news

Barbara Gayle, Justice Coordinator The Court of Appeal has ruled that a bank is entitled to seize a motor vehicle from a purchaser who bought it without knowing that a bank has a bill of sale on it. This ruling...
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