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Gov't exploring asset-based financing for MSMEs

Gov't exploring asset-based financing for MSMEs

Jamaica

The Government is exploring the feasibility of utilising accounts receivables asset-based financing as a funding option for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). The concept allows business owners to access capital that is secured by...
Jamaica Gleaner, 12 hours ago

Predicted: Politics

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Four shot, two fatally in Standpipe, St Andrew

Four shot, two fatally in Standpipe, St Andrew

Jamaica

Four people were on Thursday evening shot, two fatally, in two incidents in Standpipe, Liguanea, St Andrew. According to the police, in the first incident about 7:45 p.m., gunmen pounced on a group of men near the Barbican Road entrance to Standpipe...
Jamaica Gleaner, 1 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Hunt on for gunmen after Spaldings supermarket robbed, policeman shot

Hunt on for gunmen after Spaldings supermarket robbed, policeman shot

Jamaica

The hunt is on for a group of gunmen who this afternoon robbed a supermarket in Spaldings, Clarendon then opened fire on the nearby Spaldings police station injuring a cop. The men, dressed in army fatigue, were reportedly armed with M16 rifles. They are said to have taken an undetermined sum of money from the supermarket as people scampered for safety.
Jamaica Gleaner, 2 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Chang says transparent police promotions process coming

Chang says transparent police promotions process coming

Jamaica

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson is now crafting a "transparent process" to address the vexed issue of promotions in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). The announcement was made by Minister of National Security Dr...
Jamaica Gleaner, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Sagicor Group makes $14b profit, expanding wealth arm

Sagicor Group makes $14b profit, expanding wealth arm

Jamaica

  Sagicor Group Jamaica will invest the equivalent of $2.6 billion to build out its investment services in the Cayman Islands, in a bid to grow regionally. It comes on the heels of record profit for Jamaica’s largest insurance...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Business leaders urge bipartisan consensus towards creating new ID law

Business leaders urge bipartisan consensus towards creating new ID law

Jamaica

Jamaica's business leaders are urging for bipartisan consensus in developing a modern national identification law in light of Friday's court ruling that the National Identification and Registration Act (NIRA) is unconstitutional...
Jamaica Gleaner, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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NDM urges gov't to craft new ID law with wide input

NDM urges gov't to craft new ID law with wide input

Jamaica

The National Democratic Movement (NDM) has called on the government to go back to the drawing board and craft a new national identification system. The call comes in the wake of yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court that the National...
Jamaica Gleaner, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Gov't decides next move after court declares NIDS unconstitutional

Gov't decides next move after court declares NIDS unconstitutional

Jamaica

The government is still trying to come to terms with today's Constitutional Court ruling, which struck down the National Identification and Registration Act that establishes the controversial National Identification and Data System (...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Fourteen countries participate in fisheries workshop

Fourteen countries participate in fisheries workshop

Jamaica

More than 30 government officials from 14 countries are in Jamaica taking part in the three-day Wold Trade Organization (WTO) Regional Workshop on ‘Fisheries Subsidies for Caribbean Countries’. The workshop, which opened on Tuesday at the Courtyard...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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KingstOON Festival 3 attracts the international community

KingstOON Festival 3 attracts the international community

Jamaica

For its third staging, KingstOOn Animation Festival proved what they began touting in 2013 - that the local animation industry is robust with talent and poised to expand globally. On Sunday, at the close of the three-day long event, animators from...
Jamaica Gleaner, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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