Entrepreneur Susana Balbo, IICA’s first female Goodwill Ambassador
Dominica News Online

Buenos Aires, 15 November 2018 (IICA). Susana Balbo, Chair of W20 Argentina, became the first female Goodwill Ambassador of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). In this role, she will...

Cuba to pull thousands of doctors from Brazil in Bolsonaro row
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuba announced Wednesday it will pull thousands of its doctors out of Brazil in response to president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's “direct, contemptuous and threatening” remarks about its...

IDB says Caribbean urgently needs 'quality leap' from declining export competitiveness
Jamaica Observer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (CMC) — A new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says Latin America and the Caribbean need a “quality leap” from declining export competitiveness. On Wednesday, the...

IMF executive board to meet on Venezuela
Jamaica Gleaner

IMF executive board to meet on VenezuelaThe International Monetary Fund, IMF, said on Thursday its executive board will meet in the "coming weeks" to discuss the failure of the Venezuelan government to provide updated...

IMF: Reformed BOJ will be good for businesses, households
Jamaica Gleaner

IMF: Reformed BOJ will be good for businesses, householdsIn the past five years,the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ,has spent US$2.5 billion defending the local currency.That's according to Dr Uma Ramakrishnan, International...

GOJ seen as dancing around merger targets
Jamaica Gleaner

GOJ seen as dancing around merger targetsGet serious. That's the plea from the International Monetary Fund, IMF, which wants the Government of Jamaica to looking more closely at the burden on the public purse and...

BSX Insurance Index gains nearly 2
Royal Gazette

The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed unchanged on 2,377. 25 on a day when no stocks traded. Butterfield Bank gained strongly in New York trading, with its US-listed shares gaining 1. 07, or 2. 74 per cent, to close on 40....

Hiscox Confirms Appointments Within Re & ILS
Bernews

Hiscox today confirmed three new appointments within Hiscox Re & ILS; two internal appointments and one external hire. “Mike Schindel has been appointed Head of North America. Mike has been with Hiscox since...

Global stocks battered as markets face more uncertainty
Jamaica Observer

New York , United States (AFP) — Another day of bad news buffeted global equities on Wednesday, sending major indices lower in Asia, Europe and New York.Wall Street attempted a rally following favourable US inflation...

Energy drives US consumer prices to 9-month high in October
Jamaica Observer

Washington, United States (AFP) — US consumer inflation got a bump in October, as prices for gasoline and electricity shot up, rising along with the cost of shelter and medical care, the government reported...

The Priest from Ballard's Valley
Jamaica Observer

This is the 70th year since the Empire Windrush docked in the United Kingdom carrying hundreds of West Indians seeking work to bolster that country's war-torn economy. Most of them were Jamaicans who settled in...

Volkswagen to devote three plants to electric cars
Jamaica Gleaner

German automaker Volkswagen will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards, the company said...

Butterfield shares fall 1 in New York
Royal Gazette

No stocks traded on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed unchanged on 2,377. 25. While Butterfield Banks shares did not trade on Victoria Street, the banks US-listed shares did trade on Wall...

Polaris reports 1.01m profit
Royal Gazette

Polaris Holding Company Ltd has made a six-month profit of 1. 01 million, or 85 cents per share. That is down on the 1. 15 million reported for the same period last year, when the economic stimulus associated with the...

Mozambique opens US$785 mn Chinese bridge
Jamaica Observer

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AFP) — Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi opened a Chinese-built bridge in the capital Maputo on Saturday that cost US$785 million, saying it would help link northern and southern Africa.The...

Food ads stir questions in Nigeria about gender roles
Jamaica Observer

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) —Adverts in Nigeria depicting career women gleefully juggling their job with kitchen duties have sparked a heated debate about gender roles in the fast-changing society of West Africa's largest...

'Ababis' and 'Star Wnrs': Knock-offs thrive in China e-commerce
Jamaica Observer

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Sneakers on a popular Chinese e-commerce platform look like Adidas, but are branded “Ababis”. Underwear resembling Calvin Klein are called “Caiwen Kani”. Toys with an...

UK's Europeans want to know: Should I stay or should I go?
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) -- EU nationals who have settled in Britain are facing a dilemma as Brexit looms: pack their bags, apply for citizenship or stay put and hope for the best.In Manchester, northwest England,...

Number of EU workers slides before Brexit — data
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The number of EU workers in Britain sank in the third quarter by the largest amount since records began, official data showed yesterday ahead of Brexit.The total of European Union...

UK says has agreed draft Brexit deal with EU
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain has agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced yesterday, but she must still get it through her cabinet and the deeply divided...

At Syria border, Jordanians dash over for cheap shopping
Jamaica Observer

NASSIB, Syria (AFP) – Near the recently reopened border with Jordan, former Syrian rebel fighter Bahaa al-Masri sells date-filled pastries and sesame biscuits to Jordanians flocking across the frontier to snap up...

New Amazon HQ split between New York, Washington suburbs
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Amazon announced yesterday it would split its “second headquarters” between New York City and the Washington suburbs, capping a yearlong contest that saw dozens of cities...

Time's up, Google
Jamaica Observer

SEVERAL thousands of supporters globally joined forces on Thursday, November 1, 2018 to protest Google Inc following a recent New York Times publication highlighting the way in which one of the world's largest...

KPMG enters outsourcing industry
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA'S strategic location in relation to the United States has given rise to another business opportunity, this time between audit and accounting firm KPMG Jamaica and member firm, KPMG US.Yesterday, KPMG Jamaica...

Diageo sells drinks portfolio for US$550m
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British drinks giant Diageo announced Monday the sale of Seagram's VO whisky and 18 other brands to US firm Sazerac for US$550 million, to focus on premium US labels.The deal, worth 488...

JetBlue inaugurates flights from Boston to Cuban capital
Jamaica Gleaner

A JetBlue flight from Boston landed in Havana on Saturday, as the United States airline expanded its routes to Cuba despite a drop in American visitors amid tensions between the countries.The plane with more than 120...

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