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40 trees planted for ANSA Merchant Bank’s 40th Anniversary

Now that the rains have come, a team of volunteers from the ANSA McAL Group of Companies celebrated the 40th Anniversary of ANSA Merchant Bank in Barbados by planting 40 fruit trees along the Carmichael stretch of the Barbados Trailway Project managed by The Future Centre Trust. The Trailway Project, currently under construction, is a […]

Pamputtae and Sauce Boss excite at BPP Pool Party | Entertainment

Pamputtae and Sauce Boss excite at BPP Pool Party | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content August 22, 2023 These party-loving ladies made a splash. The Sauce Boss, Kemar Highcon. Trish poses for the camera. Hosts Chin Unique (left) and Cuban brought good vibe to the event. Discjocks (from left) Pittyless, Hattaclaps and […]

Flow offers gigabit speeds to customers

Business Shweta Sharma 7 Hrs Ago A young visitor experiences virtual reality, using Flow’s streaming internet service. (Photo courtesy Flow) – Flow, through its fibre-powered network, will be offering customers gigabit speeds and improved gaming capacity. Flow VP and general manager Simone Martin-Sulgan announced this at the launch of its Giga World on August 16 […]

Caribbean is bigger together, says Deodat Maharaj

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 2 Hrs Ago Caribbean Export Development Agency director Deodat Maharaj. – Contrary to perceptions and beliefs, the Caribbean has a market of over 30 million people, said Caribbean Export Development Agency director, Deodat Maharaj. He made the statement at the launch of Caribbean Investment Forum held in the Bahamas and virtually, on […]

Elderly Chinese keep fit, socialise in specially-provided spaces

At any given time during daylight hours, elderly Chinese gather in large groups to exercise and socialise. It was one of my thought-provoking discoveries during my visit last month to the East Asian nation where life expectancy is 77.47 years. At almost every place of interest, delegates of the Seminar for National Press Officers and […]

WesRok gets good reception on US tour | Entertainment

WesRok gets good reception on US tour | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content August 21, 2023 WesRok performing at the Houston Reggae Festival. Country music-reggae artiste WesRok is having the time of his life as he undertakes his first US promotional tour alongside popular dancehall artiste I-Octane. Since his arrival in the […]

Lange Trinidad Insurance Ltd rebrands to Lange Insurance + Financial

Business Vishanna Phagoo 3 Days Ago Conrad Skinner, director Lange Trinidad Insurance Ltd (left); Petra Chadee, manager Lange Insurance and Financial; Junia Regrello mayor San Fernando Mayor; Steven Blanc, director, Lange Trinidad Insurance; Kiran Singh, president of the Greater San Fernando Chamber of Commerce; and Roger Supersad, PRO of the San Fernando Business Association at […]

TTMA goes to St Lucia

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 3 Days Ago TT Manufacturers Associations president Roger Roach. (Photo courtesy TTMA) – The TT Manufacturers Association (TTMA) led a trade mission to St Lucia from August 9-12. In a release, TTMA said, “This trade mission included 21 local manufacturers with a total of 35 people from the food and beverage; printing […]

MFO survey: Consumer confidence gradually increasing

Business Newsday 3 Days Ago Nefertiti Mahluli, general manager of MFO during the CES 2023 webinar. (Photo courtesy MFO) – Market Facts & Opinions (2000) Ltd (MFO) hosted its Consumer Economic Sentiment (CES) webinar recently, which was attended by a broad cross-section of the business community. The online seminar shared the results of a survey […]

National Enterprises Ltd earned a profit of $387.4m

Business Vishanna Phagoo 2 Days Ago National Enterprises Ltd (NEL) earned $387.4 million in operating profit before fair value adjustments and tax for the nine-month period ending on June 30. This is compared to $270.3 million for the same period last year – showing an increase of $117.1 million or 43.3 per cent – according […]