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The Supreme Court in Kingston.

The Court of Appeal has refused to grant permission to businessman Winston Finzi to challenge a lower court’s judgment in favour of the Jamaica Redevelopment Foundation (JRF) which sold his property in St James after he defaulted on a settlement...

ADVISORY COLUMN: PRODUCTIVITY How can a manager be promoted, only for others to discover that he lacks certain basic, foundation skills? Someone somewhere dropped an easy ball that could have been corrected if the company had the right perspective...

ADVISORY COLUMN: PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISER An initial public offering, or IPO, is the offering of shares in a company to the general public for the first time. IPOs may be made by start-up companies or companies that have been in business for a...

Investors Keith and Paula Russell have joined with principals in a Qatari firm to deliver a 8,000-room, all-inclusive beachfront resort development in Duncans, Trelawny, for which ground was broken on April 12. Designed in the form of a township,...

Luxury coach Knutsford Express Services Limited will build a new terminal at Drax Hall, St Ann, in proximity to the exit point for the highway, financed in part by a $150-million bond. “We are looking to do a hub-and-logistics-type development in...

The Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ, on Wednesday ruled that the regional tax payable on ‘other hydraulic cement’ – a product used to stop water and leaks in concrete and masonry structures – should be set at five per cent. The ruling endorses a...

When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the innovation was something people actually wanted or needed. Is the Galaxy Fold a gimmick to help sell more smartphones in a slowing...

The administration of President Jair Bolsonaro plans to auction seven offshore oilfields in the northeast despite contrary advice from analysts of Brazil’s main environmental body, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press....

None of the Supreme Court’s justices wanted to say the four-letter word. The high court was discussing a trademark case Monday involving a Los Angeles-based fashion brand, ‘FUCT’. But the justices did some verbal gymnastics to get through about an...

China’s economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, despite a tariff war with Washington, as Beijing’s efforts to reverse a slowdown started to gain traction. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.4 per cent over a year before in...
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