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Reggae Marathon 2015 Attracts Over 2000 Participants

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Some 2500 participants are expected to take part in this year’s Reggae Marathon which is this year celebrating its 15th anniversary. The Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K event is scheduled for Saturday December 5, and tourism interests have lauded the event as a major boost for sports tourism locally. The event, which is organized by the Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston in association with the Jamaica Tourist Board, is set to be bigger and better with an expected record-breaking number of participants from over 36 countries, including newcomers Saudi Arabia and Suriname.



Tourism Operators to Begin Collecting WTSS Starting November 1, 2015

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Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise that all Large Tourism Operators will be required to begin withholding the 3% Withholding Tax on Specified Services (WTSS) beginning November 1, 2015. This means that Tourism Operators, with a turnover of J$5M or more, must now withhold 3% of the total amount paid for specified services with invoices of $50,000 or more.


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Jamaica's North Coast Primed For Investment

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Saturday, 31 October 2015

On October 7, 2015 The Jamaican Tourism Minister Dr. Wykeham McNeill declared that there is a massive wave of investment on the North Coast of Jamaica.

"What you have happening is people doing business in Jamaica being successful and investing in a...



Africa’s Growing War on Corruption

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Sunday, 10 January 2016

Africa's War On CorruptionTo the chagrin of most Africans, the world has long viewed their continent through the prism of the three “Cs” – conflict, contagion, and corruption.

Yet the first two are anything but general. Civil war is confined mainly to particular regions – f...


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If Money Were No Object

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Thursday, 14 July 2011

Let’s face it. The business will always need something else. Just like there will always be people who will ask for your help. Where we get caught is when we begin to believe that we can actually bring the

“need” to a close. “If I can just make ano...