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Amazon Buys Whole Foods Costing $13.7bn Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest News Leading News US News World 

Amazon Buys Whole Foods Costing $13.7bn

United States (Mckoy’s News) – Amazon Buys Whole Foods Costing $13.7bn: Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet. Amazon, which has been experimenting with selling groceries, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share. Investors greeted the deal as game-changing for the industry, sending shares... Read More
Government Officials Earning Millions from Government Awarded Contracts Business Caribbean News Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest News Leading News 

Government Officials Earning Millions from Government Awarded Contracts

GUYANA (Mckoy’s News) – Government Officials Earning Millions from Government Awarded Contracts: Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is claiming that a Government Minister is cashing in on millions of dollars on a Guyana Power and Light (GPL) contract that was awarded for rehabilitative works on the company’s distribution network. Jagdeo claimed the power company, with the blessings of the Minister in question, awarded... Read More
Regional Food Companies Promoted at Major Trade Fair Business Caribbean News Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest News Leading News World 

Regional Food Companies Promoted at Major Trade Fair

Bridgetown, Barbados (McKoy’s News)  – Regional Food Companies Promoted at Major Trade Fair: Regional trade is a key component for economic stability across the Caribbean, and greater trade from the agricultural sector could significantly contribute towards lowering the import bill which regional countries have to foot to get products outside the Caribbean. And it was against this background that the... Read More
Approximately 1.2 Million Persons Employed Up to January 2017 Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Leading News 

Approximately 1.2 Million Persons Employed Up to January 2017

  Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Approximately 1.2 million persons employed up to January 2017. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that 1,185,700 persons were employed as of January 2017, an increase of 21,900, relative to January 2016.   The figure, contained in the Labour Market Survey for the month, represented a further decrease in the unemployment rate, which... Read More
1.2 MILLION VISITORS IN JAMAICA FOR 3-MONTH PERIOD Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Jamaica Vacation Latest Jamaican News Latest News Leading News Travel Weekend Reads 

1.2 MILLION VISITORS IN JAMAICA FOR 3-MONTH PERIOD

Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – VISITORS IN JAMAICA: Jamaica welcomed over 1.2 million visitors during the January to March 2017 quarter.   According to Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ, Dr. Wayne Henry, tourists spent an estimated US$759 million dollars in Jamaica. He said the figures represent increases of 1.7 per cent and 3.7 per cent in arrivals and... Read More
10000 Jamaican Youths to Be Employed Over Next 10 Months Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Leading News 

10000 Jamaican Youths to Be Employed Over Next 10 Months

Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – 10000 Jamaican Youths to Be Employed – More than 10,000 youth, deemed “at-risk”, are to benefit from jobs and other income-generating activities to be created from projects that the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, JSIF will be implementing between now and March 2018.   JSIF, an agency in the Office of the Prime Minister, is investing $2 billion... Read More
PNP Seeking Support on Dormant Bank Fee Class Action Lawsuit Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest Jamaican News Latest News Leading News 

PNP Seeking Support on Dormant Bank Fee Class Action Lawsuit

Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Dormant Bank Fee Class Action Lawsuit: The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is seeking support for a class action lawsuit against banks for charging fees on dormant accounts. In a tweet on May 25, the PNP is seeking followers who have lost money in dormant accounts, to join Member of Parliament, Fitz Jackson on his drive... Read More
Cuba’s First Ultra-Luxury Hotel Business Editor's Highlights Featured News Latest News Travel World 

Cuba’s First Ultra-Luxury Hotel

Cuba (McKoy’s News) – Cuba’s First Ultra-Luxury Hotel: Cuba’s first ultra-luxury hotel opened its doors to its first guests on Monday, May 22. The 246-room Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana won’t have an official opening until June 7, however, guests will pay between US$440 and US$2,485 per night to stay at the upscale hotel, which is jointly owned by... Read More
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