ibex is expected to hire more than 400 people in the next month to open and operate the new Honduras delivery center, with plans to grow the facility and its employee base to over 2,000 employees in the next two years.
The resource guide profiles critical information for the 17 activities, including implementation timelines, costs and financing, export opportunities for U.S. firms, and contact information for the project sponsors.
Teleperformance Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Strong Growth, Vison and Operational Practices in the Latin American Nearshore Customer Experience Outsourcing Market
With 700+ employees throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, and the United States, Gorilla Logic says it will partner with the team at Modernist Studio to offer a more holistic experience to their clients.
New Book From The Editors Of Finance Americas – Doing Business In The Bahamas: The Bahamas as a Nearshore Business, Operations & Investment Destination
The Bahamas deserves close consideration for specialty & high value BPO and nearshore service delivery site selection, as well as consideration by remote worker professionals, digital nomads, and lifestyle entrepreneurs. This new book provides valuable information.
“Hydropower Latin America 2020” has evolved and now includes projects from the solar, wind and water industries, renamed now as “Renewables Latin America 2021” & taking place in a Medellín convention facility.
With the opening of this new campus, ibex now has a total of more than 5,000 seats in Jamaica across its five facilities in Ocho Rios, Portmore, and Kingston.
itel is acquiring Emerge BPO, marking the 2nd acquisition in the last 5-years for the Caribbean customer experience delivery partner. Through the acquisition, itel will gain new operations in Guyana, Honduras and a work-at-home network in the US
Saturday, Copa Airline’s low-cost subsidiary Wingo began operating flights between Medellín Colombia and the resort destination of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with rates starting at $199 round trip, and including one penalty-free date change.
Share experiences learned and applied by peers, champions and thought leaders in industries as diverse as mining, energy, telecommunications, banking, financial services, insurance, education, government and others.
The global scope of digital transformation is influencing and shaping the pathways for technological innovation in the Caribbean,” said José Otero
Both Sykes and Sitel have a strong presence in Latin America & The Caribbean. The merger will make the combined company an even more dominant player around the world, with the technology to compete with the largest global CX BPOs.
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itel's latest investment in Jamaica, a 90,000 sq. ft. facility located in Kingston will be home to 1,500 on-site employees and manage a network of work-at-home agents, once it opens this fall.
Fiscal year to date, which includes the nine months ended May 31, 2021, net merchandise sales increased 7.3% to $2,594.3 million from $2,418.8 million for the nine months ended May 31, 2020.
Avasant and Unisys are pleased to invite you to the LATAM Digital Forum, "Transforming Your Enterprise for the Future of Work." This session will be taking place on Wednesday, June 16th at 8:00 AM PDT | 10:00 AM CDT.
Mitchell's career spans two decades across the financial services sector, including experience at leading multinational financial services organizations. She has held various management positions and has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of finance, asset management, retail and commercial banking and brokerage services.
Clues in sediments show that once humans arrived on Great Abaco Island, they hunted large reptiles to extinction and burned the old hardwoods and palms, leading to new pine- and mangrove-dominated lands. This article has been republished here thanks to generous permission from Eos, the journal of the American Geophysical Union.
The sale includes RBC's 11 branches in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The GTL Plant is a production facility that takes natural gas and turns it into diesel fuel and naptha using the Low Temperature Fischer-Tropsch (LTFT) technology in a fixed bed system. NiQuan says the Trinidad facility is unique in the Americas and 1 of only 5 globally.
JetBlue passengers purchasing the basic fare they call “Basic Blue” for flights after July 19 will no longer be able to bring a carry-on item aboard without paying a $65 USD extra charge. JetBlue currently flies to over 30 Caribbean, Central & South American locations.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) earlier this week declared an ...
The stamp is valid for 12 months but may be renewed. Applicants taking advantage of the program will be exempt from any Montserrat Income Tax.
The modern building will open in Kingston in June of this year while itelbpo’s facility in Saint Lucia will be upgraded this month with a second building and outdoor dining and recreation area, both designed and built around COVID safety protocols and requirements.
Frost & Sullivan recognizes ibex with the 2020 Central America and Caribbean Company of the Year Award for leading its client-partners in the new digital economy; leveraging agile technology platforms and dynamic operational strategies to offer scalable, flexible, and tailored experiences.
Breaking from an overall decrease in “serious” crimes last year, shootings across the nation rose. Gangs in Jamaica and Haiti have reportedly been engaged in a deadly trade where marijuana is exchanged for guns. Boats loaded with up to 3,000 pounds of cannabis have been heading from Jamaica to nearby Haiti, where drugs are swapped for handguns and high-powered assault weapons, according to an investigative report by the Jamaica Gleaner.
Q & A: New Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery for All Air Passengers Flying To The United States
This Order applies to all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, traveling into the US, including US citizens and legal permanent residents.
New Firm Launched With $100 Million USD To Develop Renewable Energy With Projects In Jamaica, El Salvador, Colombia
The company website lists 5 projects under development in Colombia, plus one each in El Salvador and Jamaica, and says all projects will start construction in the second half of this year, and begin energy production at the end of 2022.
While attempts to counter Chinese influence could involve greater deployment of U.S. development funds and private investment, there may be tensions, for example regarding Chinese business interests and investment in the region, like in the telecoms sector.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) Net Merchandise Sales grew 2.8%, after negative 3.1% FX impact. Comparable Net Merchandise Sales decreased 1.7%, after 2.9% negative FX impact. E-Commerce Penetration was 2.8% of Total Net Merchandise Sales
Join key industrial desalination companies, regulatory authorities, government, technology & equipment suppliers, and investors across Latin America, the US, Canada and Europe at the 3rd International investment conference and exhibition “Desalination Latin America” which will be held on 24-25 March 2021
The HFI captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy important rights such as freedom of speech, religion, association, and assembly, and measures freedom of movement, women’s freedoms, crime and violence, and legal discrimination against same-sex relationships. While economic freedom around the world has increased slightly since 2008, the report finds that of the 12 major categories that make up the index, all but five have seen some deterioration, with Religion, Identity and Relationships, and Rule of Law seeing the largest decreases since 2008.
These trends were also seen in fintech employment in these economies. Fintechs in countries with more lockdown restrictions reported an average of 10% increase in full-time employees, while fintechs in economies with fewer lockdown restrictions actually saw their full-time staff decrease by 19%.
More than 65% of DFC’s capital approved this quarter will be deployed to low and lower-middle income countries, and fragile states. Many of the investments approved this quarter advance DFC’s 2X Women’s Initiative, Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2), Health and Prosperity Initiative, and Connect Africa initiative as well as the Administration’s Prosper Africa and América Crece initiatives.
Once open, these would be PriceSmart's second location in Jamaica, and its 5th location in Guatemala.
GIP CAPS II has closed on aggregate Limited Partner commitments of $1.4 billion and GIP Spectrum has closed on aggregate Limited Partner commitments of $1.4 billion. The funds' diversified investor base includes public and private pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, asset managers, endowments and high net worth individuals located across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Grammy-nominated Singer, Songwriter and Actress Ashley Támar to Deliver At Last… Atlas on behalf of Atlas Ocean Voyages in order to welcome travelers back to cruising.
PayPal's Sri Shivananda: "In LatAm, PayPal continues to grow our partnerships with marketplaces like MercadoLibre, who recently added PayPal as a checkout option in Brazil and Mexico."
Get the free report about Current Status of the Lithium Industry in Latin America 2020 prepared as a prologue to the 2nd Online Business Congress and 1-2-1 meetings “Lithium Latin America” (24-26 November), during which key industrial lithium producing enterprises, regulatory authorities, technology and equipment suppliers, and investors across Latin America, the US, Canada and Europe will discuss the issues of greatest impact for the development of the industry.
The U.S. 2020 general elections have passed, but election season is not over! If you vote in a state or jurisdiction with runoff elections for federal and local offices, the U.S. Embassy can assist with the return of your voting materials.
Fitch expects the pandemic to affect overall revenues and leverage, but electric corporates generally have sufficient leverage and liquidity to absorb shocks.
YellowPepper will facilitate an easier integration to Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time push payments platform, Visa B2B Connect, Visa’s non-card-based payment cross-border B2B network, and value-added services.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) announced that for the month ...
Property & Casualty insurer Chubb has announced the launch ...
The U.S. general elections are under three weeks away! The U.S. Embassy is not a polling location where you can vote on Election Day, so send in your ballot as soon as possible!
The Online Business Congress and 1-2-1 meetings "Hydropower Latin America 2020" is an international, professional platform, bringing together over 250 C-level executives of hydropower plants, LatAm Ministries of Energy, hydropower companies, investors, EPCs, equipment and service providers from all over Latin America.