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Insight Crime: Jamaica Has Highest Homicide Rate In The Americas

Insight Crime: Jamaica Has Highest Homicide Rate In The Americas

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.

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Pressured By Coronavirus Pandemic, August PriceSmart Sales Flat

Pressured By Coronavirus Pandemic, August PriceSmart Sales Flat

PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) announced that for the month of August 2020 net merchandise sales increased 0.9% to $262.4 million USD from $260.0 million in August a year earlier. Foreign currency exchange fluctuations impacted net merchandise sales negatively by 3.9%, or $10.1 million versus the same one-month period ...

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US Commits $1 Billion USD To Guatemala Private Sector Development

US Commits $1 Billion USD To Guatemala Private Sector Development

Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) pictured above, yesterday joined Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei and Minister of Economy Antonio Malouf to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aiming to catalyze private sector investment of ...

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