UDC facing multimillion-dollar lawsuit - Disgruntled employee heads to court to block dismissal and seek redress

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A seemingly botched attempt by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) to fire one of its employees has left the agency facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit and a court injunction blocking the dismissal.Farrah Blake, a manager at the UDC subsidiary…

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Delayed justice - Ernie Smith and company ask court to order the Gov’t to pay them $143m after unconstitutional delay

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Ernest ‘Ernie’ Smith, a former member of parliament for South West St Ann on a Jamaica Labour Party ticket, is among three attorneys who have gone to court seeking an order for the Government to pay them $143.5 million for breaches of their…

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Delegates say Damion - PNP gets three new vice-presidents as McNeill only incumbent to retain his post

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Delegates of the People’s National Party (PNP) signalled a seismic shift in its operation yesterday as they gave the most votes to the two youngest of the candidates for the four vice-president posts.When the result of the vice-presidential election…

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‘Game changer’ - JAMPRO president underscores far-reaching impact of new EU data law

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Jamaicans are again being urged to pay attention to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which took effect in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area in May.Issues related to the GDPR were returned to the front burner last…

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$12-billion questions - Shaw orders audit of Sugar Transformation Unit

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A little over two years after his predecessor Karl Samuda assured the European Union (EU) that its $12-billion funding of the Sugar Transformation Unit (STU) was being properly managed, portfolio minister Audley Shaw is seeking answers about the…

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JET banking on new plastic policy to save the environment

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Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz is scheduled to announce the phased ban on single-use plastic and Styrofoam tomorrow, and it could not come soon enough for Suzanne Stanley, CEO of Jamaica…

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A conversation on jamaica with Uma Ramakrishnan

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Lennie Little-White | Create tax haven for creative industries

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Cedric Stephens | Hosting display ads on private autos

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QUESTION: I own a 2015 Suzuki Vitara. It is insured under a comprehensive private car policy with a New Kingston company. One of my friends, a business owner, has asked me to use my vehicle to advertise his company’s products and services. He will…

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Access still in expansion mode

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Microlending firm Access Financial Services Limited is still in growth mode and open to snapping up new prospects, even beyond Jamaica’s borders.Chairman Rex James said at the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday evening that the outlook for…

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