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Growth Priority for Caribbean Bankers Association

Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB), Carlton Barclay, says one of his main goals is to boost the organisation’s membership. This is necessary for the Association to play a more active role in the formation of government … Continue reading

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PM Simpson Miller Seeks Inclusion Revolution

Caribbean financial institutions need to shift their policies to help integrate the majority of the population into the formal economy, says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Regional financial institutions need to design programmes which will maximise the involvement of excluded … Continue reading

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Mortgage Indemnity Insurance Can Transform Housing Market

Patrick Thelwell, General Manager of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB), says an expansion in the level of coverage as well as the use of Mortgage Indemnity Insurance (MII) could substantially increase mortgage availability in Jamaica. This is as he revealed … Continue reading

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Jamaica National Gets Top Project Management Award

The Project Management Organisation of the Year Award has gone to the Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO) of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) for its successful implementation of the JN Financial Services centre project, at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, … Continue reading

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JN Money Transfer Expands 50% Waiver on Remittance Fees

…For Sandy Recovery in USA  JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) has expanded its 50 percent waiver on remittances sent using JN Money Transfer to facilitate the recovery process for Jamaicans and Caribbean nationals in the United States of America (USA) … Continue reading

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St. Mary Residents Meet Emergency Responders This Sunday

St. Mary residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy will have an opportunity on Sunday, November 11, to discuss their challenges and to seek assistance from organizations involved in disaster response, at a community meeting to be held at the … Continue reading

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90% of Lotto Scam Victims Not Reporting- CaPRI

It is estimated that upwards of 90 percent of the victims being conned by the ongoing lottery scam are not reporting that they have been duped, according to a comprehensive research paper by the Caribbean Policy and Research Institute (CaPRI). … Continue reading

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JLS, Universal Service Fund and MC Systems Sign Multi-Million Contract

JLS, Universal Service Fund and MC Systems Sign Multi-Million Contract The Information Communication Technology (ICT) services of the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) will be improved and expanded with an additional 400 computers, following a contract signing with the Universal Service … Continue reading

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Jamaica National Focuses on Technology Growth

Growth at Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) is now primarily driven by technology in expanding its customer base and enhancing its efficiency, says General Manager Earl Jarrett. Innovation is now key to the development of new initiatives for bringing banking … Continue reading

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Government urged to Promote Greater Financial Inclusion

The Government of Jamaica is being urged to consider changes to some of the documentation and verification requirements necessary for persons to open new savings accounts with local financial institutions, in order to foster greater inclusion, particularly for persons in … Continue reading

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