|Internet usage shoots to 55% - 1.5 million Jamaicans surf the Web; Mullings aims for full penetration
Jamaica's Internet penetration has grown 20-fold in the last decade, and is now at 55 per cent, or 1.5 million users, according to the most recent global industry data compiled by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Does the Road Code apply to the police?
Question: I was involved in an accident with a police vehicle last month. That intersection is controlled by traffic lights. I was proceeding through on 'green' along East Street when the police vehicle struck. The siren was not on.
Offshore business, US trade policy likely to collide
In February of this year, US presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama proposed that he would stop providing tax breaks for companies that were shipping jobs overseas through outsourcing activities and instead give tax breaks to companies that invested in the United States.
New income tax threshold July 1
The income tax threshold moves to $200,304 on July 1, up from the current tax- free amount of $193,440, which means that persons earning at or below those levels on an annual basis will not pay income tax.
Caribbean tourism - unplanned and in crisis
Last week in Washington, DC, Dr Alan Greenspan, the chairman of the United States Federal Reserve up to 2006, addressed the Caribbean Tourism Organisation's (CTO) first annual Caribbean Tourism Summit.