February 21, 2024

Students from Northern Caribbean University are internationally recognized for creation of a natural mosquito repellant

By Nigel Coke From Adventist News Network The entrepreneurs from Jamaica placed sixth in the annual International Business Model Competition. Inspired by the need to have individuals protected after the 2014 outbreak of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus (Chik-V) in Jamaica that claimed scores of lives both locally and regionally, Northern Caribbean University (NCU) students Princess Shakes […]

Fixing fees for profit

By Arthur Hall, Senior News Editor, From Jamaica Gleaner NOTE: The dollar amounts mentioned in this story are Jamaican Dollars (1 Jamaican Dollar equals 0.0091 US Dollar) Banks increase earnings from transaction charges -CaPRI A just-concluded study by the local think tank, Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), has found that the income earned by banks […]