Three charged for killing businessman in Brown’s Town

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The Brown’s Town Police in St Ann have now charged the three men arrested last week in connection with the murder of a Chinese businessman. Twenty-three-year-old Orandy Mott, a merchandiser of Philadelphia district; 40-year-old Vivian Campbell…

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Bitter lesson - Parents say schools serving too much sugar

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More than 61 per cent of Jamaican parents believe that the school has become a place that poses serious health threats to the lives of their children because access to sugary drinks is too easy.Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton, in sharing…

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B‐FXITT now ready to conduct buy operations

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B-FXITT now ready to conduct buy operationsThe Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, says it is now in a position to roll out the buying operations of its foreign exchange auction system, the Foreign Exchange Intervention and Trading Tool, or B-FXITT.While the…

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Scotia Group aiming for more loans

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Scotia Group aiming for more loansDavid Noel, who faced shareholders as president and CEO of Scotia Group Jamaica for the first time at their annual meeting on Thursday, pledged to grow the bank’s loan book and invest in technology as part of his…

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Flow Jamaica has a $45b tax cushion

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Flow Jamaica has a $45b tax cushionCable…

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Hinchcliffe weighs successor for Manpower amid growth push

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Hinchcliffe weighs successor for Manpower amid growth pushAudrey Hinchcliffe has created a new division at her firm Manpower…

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No gain for US productivity in fourth quarter

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No gain for US productivity in fourth quarterUnited States produc-tivity showed no gain in the fourth quarter, the poorest performance since an outright decline in the first quarter of 2016. It was further evidence of the struggles the country is…

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EU ready for a ’stupid’ trade war if Trump slaps on tariffs

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EU ready for a ’stupid’ tradewar if Trump slaps on tariffsThe European Union says it’s ready to retaliate against the United States over President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium - with countermeasures against iconic US…

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Japan penalises several cryptocurrency exchanges after hack

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Japan penalises several cryptocurrency exchanges after hackThe Japanese govern-ment is slapping penalties on several cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, after •58 billion (US$530 million) of virtual coins were lost earlier this year from…

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Real Estate Board wants tighter regulation of gated communities

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Real Estate Board wants tighter regulation of gated communitiesReal Estate Board wants tighter regulation of gated communitiesThe Real Estate Board of Jamaica and Commission of Strata Corporations, both headed by Sandra Watson Garrick, want gated…

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