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JN Open Tennis Champs 2016 Launched

The JN Open Tennis Championship will serve off on Saturday, December 3, at the Liguanea Club, with a roster of close to 100 local amateur and professional players who have registered to participate in various categories. With more than the … Continue reading

JAA Introduces Free 24-hour Air Pump Station

As one of its strategies to improve road safety, the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) has established a no-cost 24-hour air pump station at its Central Avenue office, in the Swallowfield area. Duane Ellis, general manager of the JAA, says this … Continue reading

JN to Submit Result of Votes to Court

The report of auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers, on Monday’s vote is to be presented to the Supreme Court for final approval, as Jamaica National completes the process of reorganisation of the JN Group and conversion of the Society to JN Bank. Following … Continue reading

JN Rolls out Cardless Cash Deposits at ATMs

In its efforts to simplify the banking process and give its members a wider range of access to financial services, the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) has added a new “Cardless cash deposit” functionality to its full service Automated Teller … Continue reading

George Belnavis- “Banking on Values”

There are certain values which are important to attorney-at-law and legal educator, George Belnavis. One of those is equality. However, it is not the kind of equality which George Orwell satirised in the popular quote from his novel, Animal Farm, … Continue reading

Granville Girls to get Multi-Purpose Building

The JN Foundation and the Usain Bolt Foundation delivered gifts to the young ladies at the Granville Place of Safety in Trelawny, on November 17, 2016. The occasion marked the official presentation of funds raised from the inaugural staging of … Continue reading

JN to Grant New Year Makeover

As Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) consolidates its options to become a commercial bank early in 2017, during this momentous move, the Society will reward ten members with “a room make over valued at $500,000,”each. This JN Christmas promotion, which … Continue reading


Garfield Ellis’ 2015 novel, The Angels’ Share, hinges, as does much of his body of work, on the exploration of relationships.  Although the author now lives in Canada and his themes are universal, Jamaica provides the context.   Ellis likes a … Continue reading

How to Invest Smartly

Three common mistakes made by new investors, can be avoided by simple adjustments, says Sharon Whitelocke, Assistant General Manager, JN Fund Managers. To make better decisions, she affirms that investors should approach their financial plans with the same seriousness they … Continue reading

Jamaican Change-maker in Florida: Winston F. Barnes

Jamaica is synonymous for many things, such as its history, music, food and wide ranging influence over world culture. But perhaps the greatest exponent of Jamaica has been its people and their ability to prosper wherever they are planted. What … Continue reading

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