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.
Jamaican Outsourcer itelBPO Continues Expansion, Making Canada Its 6th Nationality & Second New Country In 2020
itelBPO Expands Into Canada With New Francophone Telework Capabilities
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.
Ibex Digital, a unit of Ibex Global held an event to reward two top performing employees with a car giveaway drawing called “This is How We Roll” last Wednesday, with winners selected randomly from over 850 tickets. The two winners of the cars are Ibex agent Mounirah Alexander and team manager Karissa Chambers-Barker.
Sovereign and corporate issuers in Latin America will be adversely affected by slower Chinese demand and commodity price weakness caused by coronavirus due to high commodity export dependence and direct trade exposure to China, says Fitch Ratings.
ItelBPO Selects St. Lucia to open 300 seat contact center facility to open in April, 2020.
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. ...
The sponsorship, worth J$6 million, will support the program as it aims to bring 50 Jamaican SMEs closer to their export goals through capacity building and international marketing initiatives such as trade missions. The partners were happy to be collaborating ...
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 ...
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 ...
Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Nearshore Location, Part 8: Governmental Agencies and Support
“There’s a marketing arms race,” says Johan Gott of AT Kearney. “Who can get their message out?”
During the recent CAIPA event that took place in Montego Bay, Jamacia, Analyst Peter Ryan of Ryan Strategic Advisory speaks with Finance TnT’s Loren Moss on the Caribbean’s improving prospects as a nearshore BPO destination, and why global companies are ...
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 ...
Finance TnT’s Loren Moss attended the 2017 Outsource to the Caribbean Conference held at the Iberostar Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica last month, where he was able to talk with CAIPA and JAMPRO president Diane Edwards. CAIPA, or the Caribbean ...
“We don't how long the prices will remain this competitive, but at the moment, it's very much a tenant's market," says Jean-Paul de Meillac of Terra Caribbean.
"In two years’ time, we expect this to look like a completely different company,” said Ravi Tewari of Guardian Group.