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Tourism Is Now Jamaica’s Best Bet In Quest To Attain Economic Prosperity.

With tourism having contributed approximately JA$62.2 billion in revenue to the Government coffers in 2017, accounting for 12.1 per cent of total recurrent revenue, stakeholders say the industry is now indisputably Jamaica’s best bet in the quest to attain economic prosperity. Portfolio Minister, Edmund Bartlett, who heads the many persons articulating this view, points to […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Musk and Tesla Have Been Busy Shaking Up The Auto Industry

While traditional carmakers worry about trade wars, Tesla Inc. has been busy shaking up the auto industry in a different way. The company built more than 5,000 Model 3 sedans in the last week of the second quarter, finally exceeding a long-sought production target critical for Elon Musk’s goal of bringing electric cars to the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Taking A Pay Cut With Move To Juventus.

Google To invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce site JD.com

Google is investing $550 million in cash in China’s JD.com as the U.S. search giant pushes deeper into online commerce. The pair say they plan to explore joint development of retail solutions in regions, including Southeast Asia, the U.S. and Europe. The deal comes just a week after Google struck an alliance with Carrefour to […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Taking A Pay Cut With Move To Juventus.

Corporate Movements

Disney named “Frozen” director Jennifer Lee and “Inside Out” director Pete Docter as the successors to John Lasseter at Pixar, after he resigned over complaints about his behavior. As chief creative officers, Lee will lead Walt Disney Animation Studios and Docter will run Pixar Animation Studios, reports The New York Times. Lee is the first […]

Richard Byles Appointed To Board And Chairman Of 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited

The 2018 BMW M4 Review

BMW’s M4 has been a success at carrying the torch of the original M3 (the iconic M3 moniker has survived only on the four-door version, originally an afterthought). The downgrade from a high-revving V-8 to a twin-turbocharged inline-six has mostly helped the car. The lower peak revs and slightly less satisfying sound are offset by […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Economic independence is not the freedom to do whatever we want; It is about implementing the right economic policies for Jamaica without prompting from anyone. Economic independence is not an absence of interdependence. Jamaica is a small, open economy where trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is very high, at over […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Jamaican Student Entrepreneurs Win Top Spots In Prestigious International Business Model Competition

Photo Caption: Paul Ahlstrom, Founder & CEO of Alta Ventures, USA, with Lancelot Riley, Founder & CEO, BEASC TECHNOLOGIES, the 2018 International Business Model Competition. Two Jamaican student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Trump Wants ZTE Back Into Business Fast

US President Donald Trump’s surprise reprieve for ZTE Corp has paved the way for a Chinese delegation’s arrival in Washington for at least three days of talks aimed at averting a trade war, according to people briefed on the discussions. China’s foreign ministry confirmed on Monday that vice-premier Liu He would travel to the US […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Taking A Pay Cut With Move To Juventus.