Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | January 20, 2013
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NCB will do some business with cambios
National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) says it will continue dealings with Jamaica's cambios and remittance companies, but will not accommodate some foreign-exchange transactions.

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Digicel critical of new model to set mobile rates
Possible plans to drop mobile rates even further by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) would result in Jamaica offering the lowest global calling rates, according to Digicel in a multi-page critique of a proposed rate-setting model.

Be a financial goal setter in 2013
To what extent did you achieve your personal financial planning goals in 2012?

Justice for insurance customers
Question: I have motor insurance with 'ABC' insurance company through 'XYZ' brokers for over 12 months.

Renewable investors in 115MW project fear JPS
This article was originally published online on Friday, January 18, 2013.

Couples finalises lease for Almond Casuarina
Couples Resorts will take over the management of Almond Casuarina Beach Resort - on which it will immediately spend US$3 million to upgrade the facilities -in Barbados next month.

Emera subsidiary to acquire Grenada power utility
The Grenada government says it will not be able to purchase controlling shares in the lone electricity company but is negotiating a possible reacquisition of a portion of the company within a year.

How to turn friction into opportunity
In a conversation with a potential time management client, I remarked that local business life is all about overcoming what I call friction: the surprising impediments to getting things done.

Wheat rises, oil spouts above US$95 per barrel
Wheat prices advanced on concern that dry weather conditions in the United States plains region will harm this year's crop.


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