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.
Caribbean mortality projection: 8,231 Central America mortality projection(ex-México): 22,546
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.
With travel restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Copa Airlines issued a filing indicating that the company will reduce capacity by 80% but may shut down completely.
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 ...
During 2019, Invest in Bogota (IIB), the city of Bogotá's investment promotion agency, supported 48 greenfield Foreign Direct Investment projects, its highest number for a calendar year since its institution in 2006.
Growth in public debt burdens and fiscal deficits in many Latin American countries over the past decade will undermine the ability of governments to respond to shocks and a sharper than expected global slowdown in 2020, says Fitch Ratings. Weakening ...
SWIFT's chairman calls the service "a direct response to our community’s request for additional services to complement and strengthen existing fraud controls."
Ahead of the Pack: How Trinidad and Tobago Outpaces Nearshore Competitors in Key Site Selection Criteria
A country that wasn’t on the radar for most multinationals a decade ago is now moving to the front of the pack.
Amid questions of its commitment to security, SWIFT seems to be realizing that it must start protecting its reputation along with its system.
Authorities thought they had a lead in the case of the $12 million that cyberthieves stole from a bank in Ecuador. But when they arrived to the Hong Kong site where $2 million of that bounty taken from Banco del ...