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From Vision To Reality: My Journey To Becoming An Entrepreneur

A picture is worth a thousand words, that’s why I am a believer in a Vision Board as a valuable tool to creatively capture a visual image of your goals. Last year, I was motivated to be intentional by creating a vision board with all my plans for 2018, chief of which was my goal […]

To Succeed As A Nation In Harnessing The Opportunities That Exist With The Fourth Industrial Revolution We Must Engage Micro, Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises.

Introduction Let me first thank the organisers for the invitation and opportunity to address this august gathering. The Flow family extends hearty congratulations to those well deserving members of the industry and those outstanding students from the UWI, UTECH and the Caribbean Maritime University who will receive awards this evening. I also want to commend […]

I Never Thought of Myself as a Women Entrepreneur – I was Simply an Entrepreneur!

I had never thought of myself as a women entrepreneur – I was simply an entrepreneur, willing to put in the work and to compete equally, but at every step of the way I kept being reminded that I was a woman and more so one that was now playing in a male dominated space. […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

JMMB Group Limited (JMMB) has committed to investing a minimum of US$200 Million in Alignvest Acquisition ll Corporation (AQY), which is a publicly-traded Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation that is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. AQY is currently set to acquire 100% of the ordinary shares of Sagicor Financial Corporation (SFC). Upon the completion of […]

Cargo Handlers’ Increased Q2 Revenue Mainly Attributed To Baggage Handling And Provisioning Activities Associated With Home-Porting Cruise Vessels

Cargo Handlers Ltd. is reporting for the second quarter ending March 31, 2019 revenues of JA$111.45M, which was 10% or $10.07M above what was realized for the corresponding quarter in 2018. Director Mark Hart commenting on the results indicated that this increase was mainly attributed to baggage handling and provisioning activities associated with home-porting cruise […]

Robust Pipeline Of Investment Opportunities In Relatively Stable Economies Will Ensure Kingston Properties Continue To Generate Stable, Above Average Yields On Growing Asset Portfolio – Richards

2018, Kingston Properties Limited 10th year of existence, saw the company reporting rental income surpassing the JA$200 million mark for the first time, however despite the record breaking year for rental income, there was a year on year reduction in net profit. Commenting on the results Kevin Richards, Chief Executive Officer, reported that this was […]

Mayberry Investments Continues To Post Impressive Results And Rack Up A Series Of Firsts – Peart

Gary Peart, Chief Executive Officer for Mayberry Investments Limited, is describing 2018 as an important one for the company, as it not only returned good financial results but they were also successful in listing their subsidiary, Mayberry Jamaican Equities Limited (MJE) on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). He also reported that […]

Sean Scott Heads Canopy Insurance, As GraceKennedy Musson Partner To Enter Group Insurance Market

GraceKennedy and the Musson Group today officially announced a partnership that will see the two companies collaborating to enter the group health and life insurance market under the name Canopy Insurance Limited. Don Wehby is the Chairman of the new entity, while both GraceKennedy and Musson will split Board seats and ownership of the venture […]

JA$750 Million Disbursed To 35 Small And Medium Tourism Enterprises Under National Export-Import Bank’s Revolving Loan Scheme.

Approximately JA$750 million has, to date, been disbursed to 35 small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs), under the National Export-Import (EXIM) Bank’s revolving loan scheme. The businesses were selected from 51 completed applications totaling JA$941.1 million that the Bank received up to November 2018, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said. Mr. Bartlett indicated that the […]

Angostura’s Performance On The Local Market Notable Given Challenging Economic Environment And Relative Volatility Experienced During 2018.

Trinidad and Tobago based Angostura Holdings Limited is reporting for the year ended December 2018. Group revenues of TT$783.7m versus TT$745m in 2017, an increase of $38.7m or 5.2%. Terrence Bharath, Chairman of the company, commenting on the results reported that this revenue growth was a direct result of increases in each business segment except […]