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The executive profile

By |2018-08-17T06:55:16+00:00October 21st, 2016|news|

AN executive profile in health is a comprehensive medical evaluation that includes a detailed, head-to-toe examination and a battery of investigations. Dr Jomo James, internist, told All Woman that the suitability is often based on a person’s age, sex, family history, lifestyle, and other risk factors. “The term executive is a misnomer in that due [...]

Matthew creates flood of insurance enquiries

By |2016-10-21T14:55:31+00:00October 21st, 2016|news|

While Jamaica’s trade and commerce industries experienced some decline in business activities from the threat posed by Hurricane Matthew, most insurance companies saw an up tick in homeowner’s insurance transactions. Last Friday, the Meteorological Service advised that Hurricane Matthew would not spare the island as it moved into the central Caribbean, having dumped heavy showers [...]

Insurers breathe sigh of relief

By |2018-08-17T06:55:16+00:00October 21st, 2016|news|

Peter Levy, managing director of general insurer BCIC and vice-president of the Insurance Association of Jamaica. Insurance expert Peter Levy agreed on Tuesday that the veering away of Hurricane Matthew resulted in Jamaica missing the equivalent of a bomb. He expects few general insurance claims, based on early indications. But the damage from water accumulation [...]

Banking Sector Shake-Up

By |2016-10-21T14:46:59+00:00October 21st, 2016|news|

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw greets recently installed president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), Paul Scott, at yesterday’s ninth annual pensions seminar hosted by Prime Asset Management Limited in association with the PSOJ at the Jamaica Pegasus, New Kingston (Photo: Michael Gordon) Minister of Finance and Public Service [...]

High-powered weapons seized in St James raid

By |2016-10-21T14:44:39+00:00October 21st, 2016|news|

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three high-powered rifles were among four illegal guns recovered yesterday during a joint police/military operation in Glendevon, one of the troubled inner-city communities in crime-ravaged St James. According to a police source, the operation turned up two AK-47 rifles, one UZI sub-machine gun, and a semi-automatic pistol. From early yesterday [...]

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