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In this July 8, 2019 file photo, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers place a man in handcuffs and ankle cuffs during an operation in Escondido, California.

There’s a new target in the clash over immigration in the United States (US) hotels: Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers (EU...

Caribbean Cement Company plans to spend US$9 million ($1.2 billion) on capital projects this year, one of which involves converting old tyres from waste to energy at its kiln. The cement company has 35 projects planned for this financial year. The...
Ganja advocate Verald ‘Ras Iyah V’ Vassel.

Illegal growers of marijuana are being offered the opportunity to formalise their operations through the Alternative Development programme under construction by the MICAF, which is meant to create a supply chain for the medical marijuana and pharma...

Jamaica World, a local industrial development start-up, has partnered with a global contract mining company out of Spain, called EPSA, for the development of a limestone-processing operation near Rio Bueno. The start-up, which plans to operating...

Medical centre operator GWest Corporation, which is grappling with the concerns of its auditors about its losses and financial health, has received accreditation for two of its service units, which it expects will serve to bring in new business....

Real estate investment trust Kingston Properties Limited is going after new property purchases in Jamaica and Cayman Islands, while simultaneously disposing of up to another five condominiums in Florida that have been put up for sale. The new...

Jamaica’s Special Economic Zone Authority, JSEZA, expects to have at least 30 per cent of free zone operators transitioned to special economic zone entities before the grandfathering period for free zones come to an end on December 31. Director of...

A proposal by the Ministry of Transport and Mining for the listing of the merged operations of Clarendon Alumina Production Limited, CAP, and Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited, JBM, has been shelved. On Wednesday, Kirk Chambers, the acting director of...

The new hirings of men more than tripled that of women in the latest quarterly jobs survey published by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Statin. Combined, the increase in employment of both genders resulted in an overall dip in the number of...

David Marston, a global economic and risk management expert, is making the case that local lenders and financiers are too narrowly focused on the types of assets they are willing to back, saying they should be looking beyond their comfort zone to...
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