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About IAJ

The business of the IAJ is managed by a Board of Directors comprising the CEOs of the Life and General Insurance Companies. The Board is made up of four representatives from the life sector and four from the General Insurance sector.

Disturbed at the Looming Uncertainty following meeting of the Minister and Commissioner of Police

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Press Releases|

Unfortunately, following what should have been a session to demonstrate unification and leadership among the leaders of the Ministry of National Security, the country is now left more concerned about the management of law and order within the country. The new year began with the hapless circumstances of the blocking of traffic to the [...]

Knutsford officially opens airport hub in MoBay

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|news|

From left: Anthony Copeland, executive director of Knutsford Express Services; Gordon Townsend, chairman of Knutsford Express; Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett; T'shura Gibbs, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and Oliver Townsend, CEO and director of Knutsford Express. Luxury bus service Knutsford Express yesterday officially opened its Sangster International Airport, [...]

UPDATE: Tsunami advisories cancelled for magnitude 7.6 quake in Caribbean

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|news|

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says the tsunami advisories have been cancelled for magnitude 7.6 quake in the Caribbean. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and causing officials to warn people around the region [...]

NCB looking beyond Caribbean for new frontiers

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|news|

President & CEO of NCB Financial Group Limited, Patrick Hylton. NCB Financial Group's recent bid for control of Guardian Holdings Limited and majority acquisition of banking outfit Clarien Group do not represent the end of the financial conglomerate's ambitions outside Jamaica. NCB, which made a record net profit of $19 billion last year, is pursuing [...]

Growth & Jobs | Kick-start 2018 with a budget – Don’t skip this critical step to financial independence

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|news|

With Christmas now behind Jamaicans, better financial management is one of the resolutions that many have made for 2018 to improve their financial status. However, managing one's financial affairs must start with the most basic financial tool - a budget - maintains Rose Miller, grants manager at the JN Foundation, who also leads the organisation's [...]

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras – Jamaica among countries on tsunami advisory

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|news|

Major Clive Davis TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP):  A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and causing officials to warn people around the region to be alert to the threat of possible tsunami surges. There were no early reports of [...]

Make reforms while sun shines on world economy: Lagarde

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 4th, 2018|news|

LAGARDE...When the sun is shining you should take advantage to fix the roof PARIS, France (AFP) — International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has urged France and other countries to push through reforms “while the sun is shining” on the global economy. In an interview with France's Le Journal du Dimanche published Sunday Lagarde [...]

2017 safest year for post-war civil aviation: industry agencies

By | 2018-01-04T20:05:55+00:00 January 4th, 2018|news|

No major airline crashed a plane, the To70 agency said in its annual report, published Monday. (Photo: AFP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — Last year was the safest year for civil aviation since plane crash statistics were first compiled in 1946, two industry studies have found. A total of 10 crashes of civil passenger and [...]

US stocks ring in 2018 with gains as technology leads again

By | 2018-01-04T20:02:13+00:00 January 4th, 2018|news|

NEW YORK, United States — Stock trader John Panin works at the New York Stock Exchange (Photo: AP) NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Technology and health care companies jumped yesterday as US stocks started the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records. Energy companies, which struggled [...]

Health checks you must do this year

By | 2018-01-18T19:37:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|news|

IT'S day one of the 365 days of 2018, and the perfect time to start afresh as far as getting your health in tip-top shape is concerned. If you've been loyal to your health commitments through the years, take a bow, but if you're a backslider, there is still room for forgiveness. Below Dr Alfred [...]

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