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UTech joins ICT initiative

The University of Technology UTech has teamed up with a joint venture initiative of the European Union and the Jamaican Government to offer Information Communication Technology(ICT) training to some 250 micro, small and medium sized ente

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IMF gives BoJ thumbs up again

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again given Derick Latibeaudiere and his team at the central bank the thumbs for their management of monetary and exchange rate policies. The central bank raised all its benchmark rates betw

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Latibeaudiere projects lower inflation

Central bank governor Derick Latibeaudiere is projecting that the rate of inflation for the next calendar year will be about 11 per cent about 5 percentage points below the 16 per cent recorded during the last calendar year. This figure

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Interesting times ahead for market

The scarcity of land in sections of the Corporate Area and its surroundings, backed by a high demand for housing solutions, continues to contribute to the massive increase in housing prices and according to experts there is no end in si

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Interesting times ahead for market

The scarcity of land in sections of the Corporate Area and its surroundings, backed by a high demand for housing solutions, continues to contribute to the massive increase in housing prices and according to experts there is no end in si

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Welcome to the real world!

Professor Ronald I McKinnon, head of the department of applied economics at the California-based Stanford University, posited that the orderly dissemination of accurate information is of paramount importance to the smooth functioning of

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Welcome to the real world!

Professor Ronald I McKinnon, head of the department of applied economics at the California-based Stanford University, posited that the orderly dissemination of accurate information is of paramount importance to the smooth functioning of

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Air Jamaica added to IOSA registry

On Wednesday last week, Air Jamaica was formally presented with the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registration Certificate to symbolise the airline being added to the IOSA registry in

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Remittance flows cannot deal with higher oil bill

Although remittance flows to Jamaica jumped by 23 per cent or $300 million to US$1.97 billion last year, this will not be enough meet the additional sums needed to pay the country’s spiraling fuel bill, which could surge to as high as

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Remittance flows cannot deal with higher oil bill

Although remittance flows to Jamaica jumped by 23 per cent or $300 million to US$1.97 billion last year, this will not be enough meet the additional sums needed to pay the country’s spiraling fuel bill, which could surge to as high as

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