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First Ever Jamaica Survey Of Establishments Launched

Jamaica News: The first ever Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) Report was launched at the AC Marriott Hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday (September 25). The 2018 JSE, a pioneering initiative that was executed under the Planning Institute of Jamaica’s (PIOJ) Foundations for Competitiveness and Growth Project (FCGP), is intended to provide valid empirical data on […]

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Gov’t Proposing To Spend An Additional $50.15 Billion

Jamaica News: The First Supplementary Estimates for the 2019/2020 financial year were tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (September 24), with the Administration proposing to spend an additional $50.15 billion for the current fiscal year. This will increase the $803.24-billion Budget approved in March this year to $853.39 billion. Minister of Finance and […]

Mattel Unveils ‘Gender-Inclusive’ Dolls that are ‘Free of Labels’

Mattel Unveils ‘Gender-Inclusive’ Dolls that are ‘Free of Labels’

Toy manufacturer Mattel has launched a new line of dolls that are ‘gender-inclusive’ and ‘free of labels’. Mattel said it worked alongside a ‘dedicated team of experts, parents, physicians and most importantly, kids’ to create the six different kits in a variety of skin tones. The Creatable World line allows children to unlock their imagination […]

Hyundai to Test Hydrogen-Fueled Trucks in Israel

Hyundai to Test Hydrogen-Fueled Trucks in Israel

South Korea’s biggest automaker Hyundai Motor will perform a large-scale experiment on hydrogen-powered trucks in 2020, business website Calcalist reported Tuesday. Hydrogen-powered vehicles have existed for about 50 years but have never entered serial production on a substantial scale, given the high availability and relatively low cost of gasoline and diesel fuel. Due to the […]

‘Greedy’ Airlines are ‘cashing in’ on Thomas Cook Collapse

‘Greedy’ Airlines are ‘cashing in’ on Thomas Cook Collapse

Airlines have been accused of exploiting the collapse of Thomas Cook after customers noticed that prices for flights on the travel company’s former routes have risen sharply. Posting on social media, one customer pointed out a Jet2.com holiday in Cyprus had increased in cost by £800 between 7.30 am and 11.30 am on Monday. Another Twitter user […]

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Electric Buses – Driving into Jamaica’s Future

Jamaica News: The Government is exploring the feasibility of introducing electric buses as part of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC) fleet. The move will be facilitated under an electric vehicle policy, which is being developed by the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, who is in Utah in the […]

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NWC Customers To Benefit From Debt Write-Off

Jamaica News: The National Water Commission (NWC) will be writing off the debt of some customers who have been severely affected by the recent drought conditions. Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. made the announcement during a press conference at his New Kingston […]

Tracee Ellis Ross Launches Her Haircare Line for Women of Colour

Tracee Ellis Ross Launches Her Haircare Line for Women of Colour

As if starring in ABC’s Black-ish or executive producing the upcoming spinoff Mixed-ish wasn’t enough, Tracee Ellis Ross can now add beauty mogul to her list of accomplishments. The 46-year-old actress announced on Instagram that she’s releasing Pattern Beauty, a haircare line for people with 3B-4C hair. “It’s called Pattern, as in our curl pattern,” she said in an announcement […]

Antigua PM Says Some Are Wishing for the Collapse of LIAT

Antigua PM Says Some Are Wishing for the Collapse of LIAT

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne, responding to media reports that LIAT may be on the verge of collapse, has said that it appears that some are wishing for that to happen. “It seems as though there are some who are literally wishing the collapse of LIAT,” Antigua Observer quoted Browne as saying. The publication also […]

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Caribbean BPO disruptor itelbpo celebrates EX=CX at its inaugural itelFest 2019

  “Engaging staff and differentiating itself in the industry” (Kingston, Jamaica; September 14, 2019) Mckoy’s Business News– Nearshore BPO success story, itelbpo, has revealed a key factor to their competitive advantage is leveraging EX=CX (Employee Experience = Customer Experience). The commitment to EX=CX was on full display at the company’s itelFest this past weekend where […]

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CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers Successfully Launches Comprehensive Health Plan for CCRP Members

Kingston. August 14, 2019 — Hundreds of seniors turned out to the Police Officer’s Club earlier today for the launch of a unique new health plan designed by CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited and underwritten by Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited. The plan is being offered to members of the CCRP (Caribbean Community of Retired Persons), a […]

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Mello FM Buys the Gleaner Building in Montego Bay

Latest Jamaica News (McKoy’s News):  Mello FM has moved to position itself as an even bigger player in the local media landscape by acquiring the building that housed The Gleaner Western Bureau. The building, located at 9 Kings Street in Montego Bay, will be rebranded THE MELLO MEDIA CENTRE and forms part of the company’s […]

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