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JN Life Posts Positive Profit Growth

JN Life Insurance profits increased by 15 percent to $135.5 million, for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, and during its first full year of operations in 2014, the company recorded profits of $115.2 million. The new life insurer … Continue reading

Introduce Mandatory Testing for Driver’s Licence Applicants

Race car driver David Summerbell has suggested that the introduction of a mandatory Road Code Test for persons applying for a Provisional Driver’s or Learners Licence, particularly for motorcyclists, may reduce the number of road fatalities in Jamaica. He was … Continue reading

Jamaica Well Positioned to Tackle Road Fatalities

Jean Todt, the United Nations Special Envoy for Road Safety, says Jamaica is well positioned to tackle the high incidents of road traffic fatalities and achieve a reduction. Mr Todt, who also serves as the President of the Fédération Internationale … Continue reading

JN Launches New Personal Unsecured Loan Product

The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) is set to make its imprint on the consumer loan market with the launch of its new JN Personal Unsecured Loan. The Society introduced its new loan product to the public today (August 8)at … Continue reading

We Must Revolt Against Ourselves First – US Professor tells school leaders

Columbia University Professor, Christopher Emdin, says that in order to start an education revolution in Jamaica, school leaders may first need to start a revolt against themselves. The unconventional Professor of Science Education at the prestigious New York-based Ivy League … Continue reading

Jamaica National launches Super Auto Loan Sale

Imagine: six months of no payment or zero percent interest rate for your brand new motor vehicle. Off the bat, something like this would either sound far-fetched, or just simply too good to be true. However, in its recent promotional … Continue reading

JN Awards Off You Go Winners

Verna Baker of Gore Development is the ultimate winner of the 2015/2016 Jamaica National Off You Go promotion, walking away with an all expense paid trip for two to Paris, France. The announcement came at the grand draw event, held … Continue reading

Fire Safety Tips

During the hot dry summer months, Jamaica faces added fire risks, says Chris Hind, general manager, JN General Insurance Company (JNGI). Fire hazards are often overlooked hazards in the home, at work or outdoors, Mr. Hind said. He advised that … Continue reading

World Blood Donor Day Success

This year’s World Blood Donor Day was the best on record in Jamaica, according to the National Blood Transfusion Service (Blood Bank). The Blood Bank registered 240 donors and collected 152 units at its ‘Donorfest’ blood drive and wellness fair, … Continue reading

Audley Shaw Outlines Development Path to Diaspora

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Audley Shaw, says the government is seeking a partnership  with Jamaicans in the Diaspora to boost the country’s growth. A broad-based partnership with the private sector, civil society along with Jamaicans … Continue reading

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