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One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under the weight of more than £1.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) of debt....

The hotel being developed in Kingston by Sandals Resort International will be branded as AC Marriott.AC is said to be Marriott's design-focused brand, with 90 hotels across Europe, Latin America and the United States. The Sandals development at Lady...

Seven months into his new job as chairman of insurance conglomerate Sagicor Group Jamaica, Richard Byles has started to see things quite differently than he did from his previous perch for 13 years as president and chief executive.Having led an...

  Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's technologically possible than what people really need. Thus the endless parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles, meat thermometers and refrigerators, and a...

Canada has launched a wide ranging attack on US trade practices with an international complaint over Washington's use of punitive duties. The United States called it ill-advised.The complaint, which was filed last month but not released until...

Proven Investments Limited announced that it will acquire an unnamed securities dealer based in the Cayman Islands, which caters to rich clients.The details of the transaction are being withheld on request of the seller until completion of the...

GK Investments buys stake in Gray's PepperGraceKennedy subsidiary GK Invest-ments Limited has acquired a third of Gray's Pepper Products Limited, a spice company based in Westmoreland.Gray's Pepper, described as one of Jamaica's largest processors...

The bulls still ruleStocks predicted to continue climb in 2018Investors who bought Knutsford Express, Pulse Investments or Berger Paints Jamaica stock would have tripled their money over the past year.Five other stocks would have doubled an investor...

Spotlight on 170 propertiesin Chen-Young caseJamaica's bailout agency, Finsac, is using new court filings for a rehearing of an appeal case to draw attention to overseas properties it now alleges that former Eagle boss Paul Chen-Young disposed of...

The Wexford is available for saleCarlyle Allen, chairman of the Wexford Hotel in Montego Bay, said on Wednesday that the 85-room hotel is still available for sale.He is refuting a company representative who said at the top of the year that the Allen...
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