Even during the pandemic, Itel expanded through new locations, launching its Work from Home operations in Canada and continuing to grow in the Caribbean.
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.
"You will also have the task of putting Colombia, which is a Caribbean country, on that agenda," said Duque, after taking Clopatosky’s oath, who had served since 2018 as Presidential Advisor for the Participation of People with Disabilities.
Teleperformance Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Strong Growth, Vison and Operational Practices in the Latin American Nearshore Customer Experience Outsourcing Market
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.
The global scope of digital transformation is influencing and shaping the pathways for technological innovation in the Caribbean,” said José Otero
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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
Jamaican Outsourcer itelBPO Continues Expansion, Making Canada Its 6th Nationality & Second New Country In 2020
itelBPO Expands Into Canada With New Francophone Telework Capabilities
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 ICAO's Dr. Fang Liu encouraged regional civil aviation authorities to coordinate efforts to protect the commercial aviation industry and enhance economic recovery after the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.
Blue Diamond Resorts Names Jürgen Stütz As Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Distribution
Alorica has reconfirmed that there will be payment of full salaries for all team members who have tested positive for COVID-19 for the duration of their sick leave.
It is with great concern and sadness that the management of Alorica acknowledges that members of our Alorica team at our Portmore, St. Catherine facility have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Virus.
Jamaica now has 125 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 infections, up from 73 cases just 48 hours ago. There are now 52 cases that the health ministry attributes to an Alorica contact center in the Kingston suburb of Portmore.
31 of 32 New Coronavirus Cases In Jamaica Linked To Alorica Call Center, Government Announces Criminal Investigation
Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has asked police & health officials to investigate circumstances regarding the Coronavirus outbreak at Alorica, and to bring any appropriate charges.
PriceSmart Sees Sales Surge Almost 20% In March, Postpones New Jamaica, Colombia, Costa Rica Stores, To Launch Online Shopping & Delivery Option
International warehouse club operator PriceSmart announced that for the month of March 2020 net merchandise sales increased 17.1% to $306.1 million USD in the midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) has announced a consolidation of its Enterprise Solutions United States & Canada (US&C) and Latin America regions into a new Americas region.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) has acquired a 60% interest in Caribbean insurance broker Risk Management Services Limited (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Formed in 1978 and located in Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, ...
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) has extended connectivity between its John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) home base in New York and Guatemala City in Central America, Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, and Guyana in South America. Last week the airline flew its ...
The electric utility in the Caribbean island country of St. Lucia is seeking to acquire and implement a Workforce Management and Advanced Quality Management system to integrate with their IP PBX.
The producers of Miami Rum Renaissance Festival are inviting the public to join them in celebrating twelve years of great rum gatherings in South Florida with a two day grand tasting event in Coral Gables on May 15 and 16, ...
Leverage the expertise & on-the-ground experience of Loren Moss to ensure a successful mission! The publisher of Finance Colombia, Finance TnT and other business journals, Loren Moss, backed by an experienced multinational team of professionals stands ready to place our ...
Jamaican contact center outsourcing company itelBPO announced yesterday that it has sold 15% ownership stakes to Portland Private Equity, a Jamaican private equity firm, and PanJam Investment Limited, a publicly traded Jamaican investment company listed on the Jamaican Stock Exchange. ...
Panamá based Copa Airlines, a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., officially began operations of its new route to the city of Paramaribo, in the Republic of Suriname, being the only airline that will connect this destination with 80 other destinations ...
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a major tool for increasing the effectiveness of productive economic sectors in over 30 Caribbean markets. In addition to shortening processing times and handling citizens’ documentation requests by using an eGovernment platform, ICTs are ...
During the GSMA Mobile 360 ° event that took place in Mexico City, Hugo Simg, Business Development Director for MediaTek in Latin America, spoke about the available technologies to reduce the digital divide in The Caribbean and other emerging markets. ...
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of ROK Hotel, Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, representing the brand’s debut in the Caribbean. Slated to open in 2020, the 168-room property, owned by PanJam Investment Limited, sits in a multi-purpose complex ...
In 2008, the Miami Rum Festival began as a small but elegant rum tasting event at Coral Gables’ historic Venetian Pool with 54 luxury rums and 150 rum enthusiasts in attendance. Eleven years later — after growing the event to be the ...
The Caribbean is a region with many citizens holding dual nationality. As island economies mature and citizens become more globalized, many are looking beyond the local neighborhood for the sake of diversifying investments, lifestyles, and simply to become more global ...
"The Caribbean represents a huge opportunity for a company like Unisys," says Almeida. "We've been seeing a lot of investments from the public sector."
More and more companies are continuing to embrace the “nearshore.” With the cost and capabilities gap continuing to close between service providers in far-off places like India and the Philippines, many North American companies are realizing that the benefits of ...
Much of the nearshore is plagued with severe natural disaster risk aside from the largely spared areas of Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, and Brazil.
The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) held the Outsource To The Caribbean 2017 conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica in December. The event brought together Caribbean basin Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) from around the region, from Belize all the ...
“YellowPepper has the skill set and existing footprint in the region to help us accelerate time to market for our clients," said Allen Cueli of Visa.
According to an article in Nearshore Americas that the author did after speaking with Scotiabank director Anya Schnoor, Scotiabank has been very happy with their decision to locate a 68,000 square foot operations center in Chaguanas, Trinidad. From the modern ...
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) developed a new version of INTrade, an interactive information system that allows the detailed analysis of trade and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. INTrade, developed by IDB’s Trade and Integration Sector, offers an ...
The Trinidad & Tobago International Financial Centre (TTIFC) is hosting its first ever International Outsourcing Summit June 15-16 in Trinidad & Tobago’s capital city, Port of Spain. The event highlights Trinidad & Tobago’s benefits and advantages as a nearshore Business ...