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.
CX Outsourcer IBEX Limited today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,761,905 common shares at a price of $19.00 per share.
Copa has now scheduled the restart of its regular commercial flights for September 4th, 2020.
Biz Latin Hub conducted a survey asking for participants’ perceptions of doing business in Latin America. Notably, several Central American countries received mention from respondents as key opportunities for business development and growth in the region.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) announced that for June 2020 net merchandise sales decreased 1.5% to $249.2 million USD from $253.1 million in June a year earlier in its warehouse clubs in The Caribbean & Latin America.
Caribbean mortality projection: 8,231 Central America mortality projection(ex-México): 22,546
Spirit was found guilty of undercompensating passengers, forcing them to sign untruthful documents, and denying their rights after overbooking flights.
Over the past five weeks, Fitch Ratings has conducted ...
Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez is in stable condition after being hospitalized last week with the COVID-19 Coronavirus infection. His wife is also hospitalized.
The U.S. Department of Transportation fined Copa Airlines $450,000 for unlawfully transporting passengers between the United States and Venezuela via a stopover point. Copa was ordered to cease and desist from future similar violations.
Atlanta, Georgia based OEM contract manufacturer East West has ...
During 2020, Latin American oil and gas companies' profitability is expected to decline to one third of 2019 levels, while cash flow is expected to remain under pressure through 2021 as recovery will likely be protracted, according to a new Fitch Ratings report.
For most speculative-grade sovereigns, limited financing options either constrain fiscal stimulus or heighten liquidity and macroeconomic risks where it is enacted. All are on Negative Outlook except Jamaica (B+), Paraguay (BB+), Guatemala (BB-) and Nicaragua (B-), which all have a Stable Outlook.
Jamaican Outsourcer itelBPO Continues Expansion, Making Canada Its 6th Nationality & Second New Country In 2020
itelBPO Expands Into Canada With New Francophone Telework Capabilities
The Government of Barbados considers the blacklisting of the country by the European Union over its regulatory regime to combat money laundering and terrorist financing to be both unjust and regrettable, says Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall
Atlas Ocean Voyages today announced that the Luxe-Adventure Expedition Cruise brand is augmenting its inaugural-year offerings with four new Transatlantic, Caribbean and South America itineraries in October and November 2021.
The government of Suriname has announced an economic stimulus and support package to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic in the South American country.
Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX: GUY) has said that its board of directors has unanimously determined to reject the unsolicited proposal announced by Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM) made last week to acquire the company in a stock swap.
Moody's has downgraded the sovereign credit rating of Belize to Caa1 and expects the Central American country to defer interest payments on debt.
Toronto, Canada based Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM; ...
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