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First Jamaica Investments reports big jump in net profit

First Jamaica Investments Limited is reporting a 21 per cent spike in its net profits to $1.34 billion or $4.52 per share on revenues of $1.3 billion during the year ended December 31, 2007. This compared with $1.15 billion on revenues o

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JEF opens Employers Centre

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has called for new social partnerships and new paradigms to get Jamaica off the economic runway.  He was speaking at the February launch of the Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF) Employers Centre as part

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First Jamaica Investments reports big jump in net profit

First Jamaica Investments Limited is reporting a 21 per cent spike in its net profits to $1.34 billion or $4.52 per share on revenues of $1.3 billion during the year ended December 31, 2007. This compared with $1.15 billion on revenues o

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JEF opens Employers Centre

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has called for new social partnerships and new paradigms to get Jamaica off the economic runway.  He was speaking at the February launch of the Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF) Employers Centre as part

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UTECH welcomes regional architects

In examining the ways in which the environment and built spaces affect our daily lives, the University of Technology (UTECH) as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations opened the International Symposium on Caribbean Modernist Architect

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Civil servants reject 10 per cent wage hike

The country’s over 90,000 public sector workers have rejected the government’s offer to hike the wage fund by 20 per cent during the next two-year contract cycle, which starts in the next fiscal year.

Highly placed trade union

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UTECH welcomes regional architects

In examining the ways in which the environment and built spaces affect our daily lives, the University of Technology (UTECH) as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations opened the International Symposium on Caribbean Modernist Architect

Read More »

Civil servants reject 10 per cent wage hike

The country’s over 90,000 public sector workers have rejected the government’s offer to hike the wage fund by 20 per cent during the next two-year contract cycle, which starts in the next fiscal year.

Highly placed trade union

Read More »

Food, energy security more critical than balancing budget

Professor Adam Smith of the University of Glasgow, who is widely reputed to be the father of the free-market system and the most famous of the classical economists, contended that the only good budget is a balanced one.  This, he ar

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Food, energy security more critical than balancing budget

Professor Adam Smith of the University of Glasgow, who is widely reputed to be the father of the free-market system and the most famous of the classical economists, contended that the only good budget is a balanced one.  This, he ar

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