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Dimitris Kosvogiannis has now quit as general manager of Melia Braco Village resort, over what sources in the know say were irreconcilable differences with the hotel management company over what it would take for the resort to turn a profit.The all-...

Digicel Group Limited plans to sell hundreds of its Caribbean cell towers in a bid to reduce its leverage. Details are still emerging, but the company plans to finalise the deal in the second quarter of this financial year. The terms of the deal,...

The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority, JACRA, may be in the process of searching for management talent, but its collection mechanisms appear to be firmly in place.The Ministry of Investment, Commerce, Agriculture...

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Neymar may be the stars of the World Cup. But Google Translate has been the Most Valuable Player for many fans to leap over the language barrier in Russia.They have used the mobile app version to order food,...

I recently had my personal appraisal and I am somewhat mad about it. My job performance review did not go well. My manager was pointing out to me that I did not take constructive criticism well, and I needed to improve. What is constructive...

The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel began gathering in Vienna on Tuesday to discuss whether to increase production of crude and help limit a rise in global energy prices.The officials were arriving ahead of the official meeting Friday, when they...

China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience Monday.Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as global markets...

QUESTION: Sometimes I get caught up in compulsive email checking, and I interrupt my work to check my personal account every few minutes. The only way to stop this is to walk around the building - outside if possible, but inside if the weather is...

Sygnus Credit Investments, which listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) this morning, gained 30 per cent to close at $16.90.  Roughly 51,680 units of the stock traded on Monday with the final trade at $16. The stock will open...

British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC) is tracking the driving behaviour of auto insurance policyholders, with their consent.Since late 2017, the company has been pilot-testing the Amber Connect vehicle-tracking device on privately owned motor...
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