By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 30th, 2017|Corporate Social Responsibility|

At the Back to Basics seminar held for motor cyclists in the Negril Area on November 19, 2017 and of which IAJ was a sponsor, the BTB team members took time out to pay tribute to their former colleague Andre who lost his life tragically.

Howard Mitchell elected 19th PSOJ president

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 30th, 2017|news|

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Howard Mitchell, director of CARI MED was today elected the 19th president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) at a council meeting at the PSOJ’s offices on Hope Road. Mitchell succeeds Paul B Scott, who served for 15 months and opted not to seek re-election in order to focus on [...]

Sagicor Sigma Run donates $14M worth of equipment to Spanish Town Hospital

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 30th, 2017|news|

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sagicor Group Jamaica today presented medical equipment valued at over $14M to the Spanish Town Hospital Special Care Unit (Neonatal), procured from proceeds of the 2017 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run event. The equipment included five incubators, one ventilator, five vital signs monitors and related accessories, three warmers, three Resuscitaires, one arterial [...]

Sagicor X Fund weighing plans to build hotel in MoBay

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 29th, 2017|news|

RJR News Story Rohan Miller, CEO of Sagicor X Fund - file photo Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited and its parent company are weighing whether to proceed with plans for an 800-room hotel at Rose Hall in Montego Bay. Although the company has already obtained approval for the project, Sagicor X Fund CEO [...]

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We need more skilled workers — BOJ

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 29th, 2017|news|

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) on Monday red-flagged the country's output of skilled workers as a looming crisis that may trigger faster increases in the price of goods and services. Governor of the BOJ, Brian Wynter, who was speaking at the bank's quarterly press briefing, noted that while the bank is encouraged by the [...]

Sagicor aids flood-ravaged MoBay

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 29th, 2017|news|

Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis (right) speaks with Errol Moss, unit manager, Sagicor Life, Montego Bay branch, and Wendy Bernard, branch manager, Sagicor Bank, Montego Bay, about the extensive damaged caused by the recent floods in the city. Sagicor Group Jamaica has committed to a $5-million donation to the St James Municipal Corporation to [...]

Hoteliers fear insurance rates could increase by as much as 40 per cent

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 29th, 2017|news|

MIAMI (CMC): The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says regional hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums following the passage of two Category 5 hurricanes in September. Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused widespread destruction and death when they hit the Lesser Antilles, particularly the islands of Barbuda, Dominica, the British Virgin [...]

Richard Byles: the savvy deal maker

By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 29th, 2017|news|

BYLES... I work through teams. I search for people who are good at their specialisation, know more than me and allow them to deliver on stretch targets (Photos: Joseph Wellington) Today the Jamaica Observer publishes the 10th of 12 stories on the nominees for this year's Business Leader Award being held under the theme “Business [...]


By |2018-08-17T06:54:41+00:00November 28th, 2017|news|

The IAJ’s All Inclusive Christmas in November Extravaganza held at the Guardian Life Sports Club on Saturday November 18, 2017, met and surpassed all expectations.   Patrons enjoyed themselves immensely with all aspects of the presentation.  There was a well -appointed and expertly decorated tent which not only enhanced the atmosphere but was also an excellent [...]

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