Clinker shipments set sail - Dehring now chairman of Caribbean Cement

Caribbean Cement Company Limited begins supplies of a new 240,000 tonne clinker order from Venezuela this month, an 18-month contract that it is banking on to buffer export revenue for the Rockfort plant.

JPS pursuing new LNG talks, preps Bogue for propane conversion

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) disclosed that it is now in talks with prospective suppliers of liquid natural gas (LNG) for local use, but reiterated that its earliest use of gas will be propane for the Bogue plant in Montego Bay.

SVL introduces five-minute game

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has introduced a new game, Money Time, which is drawn every five minutes.

Oil slide checked

Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy, halting a slide in oil prices.

IMF again urges US to ratify quota reform

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again urged the United States Congress to ratify quota and governance reforms agreed in 2010 to further strengthen the representation of emerging economies and enhance the participation of low-income countries.

IMF high-level forum on growth starts tomorrow

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted that Caribbean economies have been slow to recover from the global financial crisis and hence, starting tomorrow, it will host a high-level forum in collaboration with Jamaica's Ministry of Finance and Planning to discuss ways of boosting the economies of the region.

NHF accounts appear stuck in quarantine

The last available accounts of the National Health Fund (NHF) to the public are for the year ended March 2012.

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

ExIm warns US of export risk from China

US companies risk losing out in the global export battle as a proliferation of Beijing-based development banks boosts Chinese rivals, a senior Obama administration official has warned.

What Lenovo can teach us about making takeovers work

If you are wondering where your transformational merger is going wrong, you may want to look in the toilets.

Total CEO dead in runway crash, plow driver drunk

Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA, who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company based in France, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplough whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.

Port upgrade completed at Ocho Rios

The expansion and renovation of the Ocho Rios Cruise Ship Terminal, part of a $400-million upgrading programme for the port, funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund, is now complete.

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