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The Passport, Citizen and Immigration Agency (PICA) has set up a drop box service at its office at 25 Constant Spring Road, St. Andrew with immediate effect. Persons seeking to renew their passports may deposit their completed forms in the...

NCB Financial Group Limited said it has now completed the deal to acquire a 50.1 per cent stake in Clarien Group Limited, owner of Clarien Bank Limited based in Hamilton, Bermuda. When NCB made the announcement of its intention earlier this month,...

With amendments to the Companies Act having taken effect in June, the Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) will be rolling out amended company incorporation and annual return forms on Monday, December 18. A feature of the new forms is that customers...

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about US$52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as...

The United States Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the US economy remains on solid footing...

Starting next year, grocery chain Sampars plans to reach more customers in foreign markets via its e-commerce platform by developing new partnerships overseas.The grocery business aims to grow online sales...

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Andrew Wheatley has reaffirmed the government's full support for the principles of net neutrality. Net neutrality principles dictate that all Internet traffic should be treated equally, not...

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced a programme of assistance of USD172 million for Jamaica over the period 2017 to 2021. The resources will be augmented by £17.5 million or approximately US$22.2 million in grants from the...

President of Guyana David Granger Wednesday acknowledged that American oil company ExxonMobil had paid over US$18 million as a signing bonus to his government.It confirmed a disclosure by the oil company last weekend, but Granger said that his...

  Oliver F. Clarke was elected chairman of Radio Jamaica Limited, which trades as the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, on Monday, December 11. He fills the slot created by the passing of J.A. Lester Spaulding, who had been ill. Spaulding had...
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