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RBTT outlines its way forward

The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT), at a press briefing last Wednesday, updated the media on the entity’s enhanced position in Caribbean banking since being acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) recently.

A visitin

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War could lead to economic disaster

Oil import dependent countries such as Jamaica could face economic and social disaster if the escalating tensions between Iran, Israel and the United States (US) over nuclear technology leads to a military confrontation, as this could se

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Kingston Container Terminal

With its opening Friday, the new Western Berth at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) has set the port well on its way to doubling capacity to 3.2 million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units). KCT is now the largest container port facil

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NCU advocates commercialisation of breadfruit

The initial concept of commercialising breadfruit production bore fruit recently, when the closing ceremony for the first leg of Northern Caribbean University’s Breadfruit Commercialisation Project was held at the Ministry of Agricultu

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Fourth Caricom Spain Summit

The Fourth CARICOM/Spain Summit takes place at the Moncloa Palace, Madrid, Spain, on Friday, July 11 against the backdrop of the celebration of CARICOM Day at the World’s Fair in Zaragoza, Spain on July 12.

Caribbean Community (C

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C&W to spend $2 billion on network improvement

 Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited will spend US$30 million (J$2.1 billion) to transform its core mobile network and introduce G3 capabilities to the greater Kingston, St Catherine and St Thomas areas, making it the most modern n

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Gov’t slow response fuelling economic crisis

The most recent business and consumer confidence survey which covers the second quarter of this year, confirms that the government’s slow response to the international economic crisis has exacerbated the impact on the Jamaican economy.

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JEF rallies CEOs

Chief executive officers from various sectors and industries gathered at the Hilton Hotel, Kingston on Wednesday for the Jamaica Employers’ Federation CEO Breakfast.  The event is held every three months by the JEF, which represe

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JB Ethanol to double capacity

 JB Ethanol Limited, a subsidiary of the Robert Levy and R Danny Williams controlled Jamaica Broilers Group, Limited will be spending US$15 million (J$1billion) to expand its ethanol production facility to120 million gallons per ann

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C&W to spend $2 billion on network improvement

 Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited will spend US$30 million (J$2.1 billion) to transform its core mobile network and introduce G3 capabilities to the greater Kingston, St Catherine and St Thomas areas, making it the most modern n

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