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Coffee processor Jamaica Standard Products Company Limited will begin retailing single serve coffee capsules under the Island Blue and High Mountain brands this year, according to General Manager John O. Minott, who is looking to reinvigorate volume...

Jamaica's cruise tourism market is expected at the very least to match last year's unexpected performance, but there is hope that the number of visitors could edge even closer two million passengers if current growth trajectories are maintained.The...

National Housing Trust, NHT, says the pool of private lenders under the Joint Finance Mortgage Programme has grown to seven with the addition of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited.Jamaica's largest bank joined the pool of 'participating...

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva derided the judicial system that convicted him of corruption and extolled his accomplishments in office on Thursday, just days before a ruling on the appeal of his conviction.In July, Lula was...

Top financial officials in Puerto Rico offered a peek last Friday into why the United States territory is mired in an 11-year recession as a federal control board demanded more transparency and information about the island's finances.Officials said...

Last year, the Jamaican Government raised the tax on cigarettes from $14 to $17 per stick, with the intent of raising $876 million of additional tobacco revenue for the Treasury.But the...

European shipping interests converged at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston last week for the auction of Malta-registered bulk carrier, Trading Fabrizia, at which a Greek shipper scored the...

Diversified food manufacturer Seprod Limited is pumping up to US$40 million or approximately $5 billion into a new venture to produce palm oil in Jamaica with plans to build a new processing plant and establish a network of farmers to grow palm trees commercially and sell the fruits to the company for crushing...

Completion of the first phase of The Orchards will miss its February deadline, but the developer says it's already sold out, and is about to start marketing the next set of residences to be...

Seprod Limited has advised that it conducted a transfer of shares that shifted ownership of diary assets directly to itself from large shareholder Musson Jamaica.The transaction occurred on January 1, 2018, where...
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