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Internet shopping and home deliveries are fast becoming the new ways to stock up on grocery items across Jamaica in the wake of stay-at-home directives to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). And for those shoppers who still want to make...

Medical Disposables and Supplies Limited, MDS, will no longer accept walk-in customers, but has carved out two exceptions: those making oncology and vaccine purchases. Otherwise the company said in a stock market filing it would continue its...
Helen daCosta, founder and owner of Mira Botanicals.

Business is down 80 per cent for microbusiness Mira Botanicals, but owner Helen daCosta hopes to stick to her timeline of scaling up the venture, and placing her all-natural body care products in shops and pharmacies across the country before the...

Scotiabank says it will be closing eight branches amid the coronavirus in Jamaica.  The bank says the closures will run from April 15 to April 30. Affected branches: 1. Christiana, Manchester 2. Cross Roads, Kingston 3. Ironshore, St...

ANSA Coatings Jamaica has commissioned a chlorine regasification plant at the same complex that houses its sister company, Berger Paints in Kingston, becoming the only operation in Jamaica to enter that line of chlorine manufacturing. Neither the...

Sugar and rum producer Worthy Park Estate has received approval from the National Environment...

THE TRENDY sports bar and grill TGI Friday’s in Kingston made a profit of TT$1.6 million, or about J$32 million, in 2019 after menu tweaks, but those earnings were less than the previous year, ­according to its Trinidadian parent Prestige Holdings...

A record-long streak of US job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs because of the viral outbreak that has all but shut down the United States economy. The unemployment rate jumped...

Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back on Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American healthcare workers. The company said it has been producing as many masks as possible for the...

COLUMN: FOREIGN POLICY Speaking recently in New York, the state governor, Andrew Cuomo, gave a frank take on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on people’s lives. “The stress, the emotion, is just incredible, and rightfully so. It is a...
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