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The Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) has awarded a total of $17 million to be shared by two former employees, who it ruled were both unjustifiably dismissed by the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association (AIJCFA) about 18 months ago.The three...

Howard Johnson Jr, president of the Realtors' Association of Jamaica (RAJ) says that Jamaica is now experiencing a "quasi sellers market", with one indicator being the swift sale of units.Inventory is on the uptick, Johnson said, but so are sales."...

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Melia Braco, a 232-room hotel owned by the National Insurance Fund (NIF) and upgraded at a cost of $2.5 billion two years ago, is underperforming expected targets, according to two sources familiar with its...

Lasco Manufacturers Limited has entered the carbonated and energy drink markets, and is going after a near one-third share in the near term, according to Managing Director...

Weighed down by a $3-billion energy bill and restructuring charges, Caribbean Cement Company Limited's bottom line shrank last year, despite record revenues.The cement maker performed poorly in...

The receiver for Morgan's Harbour Hotel, Wilfred Baghaloo, says he can now move ahead with the sale of the property following a Supreme Court ruling in favour of the receivership, which a...

Two taxi services based in Kingston are merging their back-office operations, but are still to sign off on the paperwork, although the collaboration is already under way.Paul Yapp, the owner ofCool Cabs,...

Indian investigators are probing a US$1.8-billion bank fraud, an official said Thursday, with a wealthy jeweller reportedly using fake bank documents to obtain overseas loans.State-owned Punjab National...

Offshore wind proponents are touting new undersea footage that suggests a vibrant marine habitat is growing around the nation's first offshore wind farm - a five-turbine operation off Rhode...
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