November 4, 2004

Radio Jamaica Ltd. (RJR)- Rights Issue

A Board Meeting has been summoned to be held on November 3, 2004 for the purpose, inter alia, of considering a recommendation from Management that a Non-renounceable Rights Issue be

First Caribbean Int’l Bank Jamaica (FCIBJ) -Acquisition

FirstCaribbean has executed an agreement to acquire the Mercantile Banking and Financial Corporation Ltd., a Trinidad and Tobago financial institution. The acquisition is, however, subject to regulatory approval by the