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The United Kingdom will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasolene, starting in 2040, as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say is feasible, if ambitious.The government announcement on Wednesday follows...

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is providing grant funding of EUR219,000 or about J$2.86 million to the Jamaican government to upgrade the existing flood monitoring system on the Rio Cobre in St. Catherine. The Bank, in a release out of...

Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur Dr Henry Lowe now plans to sell his recently approved anti-cancer drug made from ganja.He is currently in preliminary talks with pharmaceutical interests who want to fully acquire or license the rights to Cresorol...

Germany's BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinising investment plans due to Britain's impending departure from the European Union....

Greece's first attempt to finance itself on bond markets since 2014 raised €3 billion (US$3.5 billion) Tuesday from investors attracted by a high rate of return, in an encouraging sign that the country will be able to smoothly exit its bailout...

South Korea's new administration is shifting gears to achieve a fair and labour-friendly economy after decades of export-driven growth led by big businesses left many behind in economic prosperity.In a five-year economic plan released Tuesday, the...

A binary option scheme attributed to businessman Michael Lee-Chin contains false and misleading information and is not endorsed by the businessman, NCB Financial Group said in a release issued on its behalf. It said that over the last few days,...

Arnold ‘JJ’ Foote, CEO of Jamaican advertising agency AdMark, Advertising & Marketing (Jamaica) Limited, has been appointed President of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Caribbean Region. This is the first time any Jamaican...

Bigger ships arriving through an expanded Panama Canal pushed cargo volumes at Georgia's seaports to record levels in fiscal 2017, the Georgia Ports Authority announced on Monday.The state agency reported that its ports in Savannah and Brunswick...

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration on Gary Craig Hendrickson in recognition of his achievements in business and industry. The presentation was made during UCC...
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