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News Jamaica Finance: First Rock heads to Guyana via Dolla Financial

Published on: Saturday 14 March 2020
First Rock heads to Guyana via Dolla Financial
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/first-rock-acquires-controlling-interest-in-mobay-based-dolla-financial-services-will-allow-company-to-enter-guyana-market_189572?profile=1056

Sunday Finance can confirm that recently listed company, First Rock Capital has made its first private equity investment by acquiring controlling interest in Montego Bay-based microfinance and cambio ...

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica confirms first imported case of coronavirus

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Jamaica confirms first imported case of coronavirus
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/jamaica-confirms-first-imported-case-013649273.html

Jamaica's ministry of health and wellness confirmed on Tuesday the island nation's first imported case of the coronavirus, in its capital city of Kingston. The infected individual is a Jamaican female who had "travelled from the United Kingdom", the ministry said in a statement. The

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica's appetite for import items ridiculous — JMEA's Pandohie

Published on: Saturday 14 March 2020
Jamaica's appetite for import items ridiculous — JMEA's Pandohie
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/jamaica-s-appetite-for-import-items-ridiculous-jmea-s-pandohie-urges-consumers-to-buy-more-local-goods-in-light-of-gct-reduction_189526?profile=1056

I would also want to see some more focus on manufacturing which will lead to more exports,” he said to Sunday Finance. Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica ...

News Jamaica Finance: Minerco, Inc. to Build the Largest "Magic Mushroom" Operation in North America - Completes Deal for 12 Acre Parcel in Portland Jamaica

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
Minerco, Inc. to Build the Largest "Magic Mushroom" Operation in North America - Completes Deal for 12 Acre Parcel in Portland Jamaica
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/minerco-inc-build-largest-magic-130000749.html

Kingston, Jamaica--(Newsfile Corp. - January 24, 2020) - Minerco, Inc. (OTC Pink: MINE) ("Minerco" or the "Company") an emerging psilocybin or "Magic" Mushroom Company focused on the research, production and distribution of psilocybin mushrooms, announced today the Company

News Jamaica Finance: Bad company

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Bad company
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/bad-company-jamaica-slips-further-into-group-of-countries-with-perceived-major-corruption-problems_185433?profile=1373

On the list, Jamaica is well behind The Bahamas (29 ... Prompt commencement of public awareness building and the scrupulous application of campaign finance regulations in relation to the forthcoming ...

News Jamaica Finance: Gov't allocates $38m for Petrojam forensic audit

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Gov't allocates $38m for Petrojam forensic audit
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/lastestnews/Govt_allocates_$38m_for_Petrojam_forensic_audit?profile=1228&template=MobileArticle

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government has allocated $38 million to fund a forensic audit of oil losses at State refinery Petrojam. This was disclosed by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr ...

News Jamaica Finance: Accompong finance minister blasts Gov't over climate change

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Accompong finance minister blasts Gov't over climate change
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/article/20191006/ARTICLE/191009792/1373

ACCOMPONG'S Minister of Finance Semako I (the first) is lambasting the Government of Jamaica, saying that it has not taken action to address the global problem of climate change. “Nobody, including ...

News Jamaica Finance: Inflation, FX stability

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Inflation, FX stability
News source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/inflation-fx-stability-outgoing-bank-of-jamaica-governor-brian-wynter-cites-as-his-best-achievements_170332?profile=1056

He continued: “In fact, Jamaica's inflation is now low by historical ... Governor Mark Carney or former British Finance Minister George Osbourne. In 2016, the newspaper of the International ...

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica's imports increase, exports decrease

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Jamaica's imports increase, exports decrease
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/jamaica-s-imports-increase-exports-decrease_170417?profile=1056

Jamaica's imports for January to April 2019 were valued at US$2,150.7 million. This is an increase of 8.8 per cent when compared to US$1,977.7 million which was spent for the similar period in 2018 ...

News Jamaica Finance: Three Day Operations Management Master Class - New Kingston, Jamaica - September 4-6, 2019

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Three Day Operations Management Master Class - New Kingston, Jamaica - September 4-6, 2019
News source: http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/06/06/1865474/0/en/Three-Day-Operations-Management-Master-Class-New-Kingston-Jamaica-September-4-6-2019.html

It is not only for operations managers or factory managers who run operations; it is for all managers in all sectors run some form of operation, for example, a finance manager's operation processes ...

News Jamaica Finance: Guest Contribution: Real Collaboration Between Colombia’s BPrO & Jamaica’s JAMPRO

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
Guest Contribution: Real Collaboration Between Colombia’s BPrO & Jamaica’s JAMPRO
News source: https://www.financecolombia.com/jampro-from-jamaica-with-bpro-in-colombia/

This article is a guest contribution by Nicholas Sutherland of Jampro, Jamaica’s investment promotion agency. It does not reflect any official position of Finance Colombia or Unido Digital Media. ...

News Jamaica Finance: Brazilian star Marta out for Women's World Cup opener against Jamaica

Published on: Saturday 08 June 2019
Brazilian star Marta out for Women's World Cup opener against Jamaica
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brazilian-star-marta-out-for-womens-world-cup-opener-against-jamaica-135607651.html

Brazilian wizard Marta is out for Sunday’s Group C clash against Jamaica with an injured left thigh, which she suffered on May 25 in training. Manager Vadão confirmed the news on Saturday ...

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica ranked fourth in region for PPPs

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Jamaica ranked fourth in region for PPPs
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Jamaica_ranked_fourth_in_region_for_PPPs?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica—Minister of Finance, Dr Nigel Clarke highlighted that Jamaica is ranked fourth in Latin America and the Caribbean for its capacity to successfully undertake Public Private ...

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica joins the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Jamaica joins the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Jamaica_joins_the_Coalition_of_Finance_Ministers_for_Climate_Action?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service today announced that Jamaica has become the first country in the English Caribbean to join the 'Coalition of Finance Ministers for ...

News Jamaica Finance: Finance minister meets with business leaders to discuss exchange rate

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Finance_minister_meets_with_business_leaders_to_discuss_exchange_rate?profile=1228

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Finance Minister and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke today met with several private sector leaders to discuss, among other things, the volatility of the exchange ...

News Jamaica Finance: World Bank Impressed with Jamaica’s Macroeconomic Achievements

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
News source: http://www.caribbean360.com/business/world-bank-impressed-with-jamaicas-macroeconomic-achievements

The World Bank official, who was making his first visit to the island since his appointment, said Jamaica’s achievements are worthy of being highlighted. “I certainly mentioned to the Finance Minister ...

News Jamaica Finance: TGOD Opening Second Legal Cannabis Retail Store in Jamaica

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tgod-opening-second-legal-cannabis-120004828.html

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX: TGOD) (OTCMKTS:TGODF) is opening its second legal cannabis retail store in Jamaica through its partner Epican Medicinals. Located on Montego Bay’s ...

News Jamaica Finance: Jamaica appoints new honorary consul to Philadelphia

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaica-appoints-new-honorary-consul-to-philadelphia_163881?profile=1373

Chaplain, who replaces the late Dr Alston Meade, has extensive banking experience in Jamaica and the United States, and has worked for premier financial institutions in both countries. He is a senior ...