Insurer: 2016 saw highest natural disaster losses in four years

By |2017-01-16T06:33:20+00:00January 16th, 2017|news|

Last year saw the highest costs from natural disasters since 2012, with a pair of earthquakes in Japan in April accounting for the heaviest losses, a leading insurer said Wednesday. Losses from natural disasters worldwide totalled US$175 billion last year, some US$50 billion of which was covered by insurance, Munich Re said in an annual [...]

Jamaica Needs Improved Disaster Insurance

By |2018-08-17T06:55:15+00:00January 5th, 2017|news|

Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee (second right), director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI), in discussion with (from left) Errol Gregory, economist; Orville Johnson, executive director, Insurance Association of Jamaica; and Chris Hind, general manager, JN General Insurance Company. They were considering an MGI developed virtual reality representation of New Kingston used in disaster. simulations. Jamaica needs [...]


By |2018-08-17T06:55:15+00:00January 5th, 2017|Press Releases|

H. JOHN PATTERSON, CLU who served as a Branch Manager of the now defunct Mutual Life and President of the Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (JAIFA 1984-1985 passed away on January 1, 2017 after a period of illness.  Funeral arrangements will be announced in the newspaper. HERBERT HALL, former Senior Vice President of [...]

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