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Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the United States to pay up to US$950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for...

Violence erupts in Haiti over national budget
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Protesters brought parts of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince to a standstill Tuesday, setting vehicles alight and damaging local businesses in violent demonstrations against the...

Govt to renegotiate hurricane insurance scheme
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas government is in talks with the CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) to split The Bahamas into three regions in order to get the most out of the country’s tropical...

CCRIF SPC to give Bahamas $234K payout after Irma
Nassau Guardian

Hurricane Irma has triggered payments from CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) of approximately US$29.6 million, with The Bahamas receiving $234,000. A release from CCRIF SPC yesterday...

Haiti's failing school system: 'like in a country at war'
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Schools with classes of 80 students, parents unable to afford even modest fees, thousands of unqualified teachers — as students in Haiti return to school, the country's badly...

Cotton making a comeback in Haiti
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Once the country's fourth-largest agricultural export, cotton is making its comeback to Haiti after a 30-year absence.

City worker dies after falling from seventh floor of London Stock Exchange
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Haiti central bank clamps down on credit card currency billing
Jamaica Gleaner

Commercial banks operating in Haiti have been warned of heavy fines if they flout new regulations regarding the invoicing of credit card transactions effective December 1.The Bank of the Republic of Haiti, the BRH, noted...

India bids farewell to the typewriter in drive to digitise economy
Telegraph UK

It remains to be seen if Digital India can step in as quickly and as efficiently as the type writers of Mumbai. Related Topics Follow Telegraph News Show comments If you would like to add a comment, please register or log...

Canada military sets up tents at US border for Haitian refugees
Jamaica Observer

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — The Canadian military began setting up tents near the US border on Wednesday to house a surge of Haitian refugees from the United States.The modular tents being erected in the town of...

Haiti gives garment workers pay raise short of union demands
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has announced a slight minimum wage increase for garment workers that falls well short of their demands, prompting union calls for a strike.President Jovenel Moise said late...

Smokers 'are good for the economy' think tank finds
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Canada scrambles to find lodging for Haitians fleeing the US
Jamaica Observer

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Officials in Canada scrambled yesterday to find enough cots and empty beds to accommodate hundreds of mostly Haitian asylum seekers from the United States, even putting Montreal's famed...

Sancho: No to going back to amateur football
Trinidad Guardian

Former national defender Brent Sancho has sounded a warning that a return to amateur league football as the premier competition locally will be the death of local football. Sancho, the Managing Director of three-time...

Haitians get residency extension from Dominican Republic
Jamaica Observer

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic on Tuesday granted a one-year extension to some 230,000 Haitians trying to renew or obtain residency permits, an issue that has soured relations between...

Haitians seek lawmakers' help for immigration protections
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AP) — Haitian community advocates in Miami say they're pursuing congressional action to extend “temporary” immigration protections granted to Haitians after a 2010 earthquake.

UN envoy: Haiti's new gov't starts tackling challenges
Jamaica Observer

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Haiti's new government is using the “window of opportunity” following elections to start tackling the root causes of instability, poverty, exclusion and impunity, the UN envoy for the...

Moving Haiti's rustic, rum-like clairin to market
Jamaica Observer

LEOGANE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's most famous export is Barbancourt, a delicately flavoured, carefully aged rum that's considered among the best in the world. Then there's its rustic cousin clairin, a drink that's much...

Paramount looks to markets in Cuba and Haiti
Jamaica Observer

Listed company Paramount Trading Jamaica Ltd hopes to finalise a deal with some of Cuba's largest manufacturing groups and companies. The company, which is currently in partnership with Pittsburgh-based Allegheny...

BTC sponsors Global Symposium for Regulators
Nassau Guardian

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) was a key sponsor for the Global Symposium for Regulators, which was held in the country last week. The company thought it fitting to support the symposium, which brought together...

Haiti revives army, raising fears of political crackdown
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — After two decades with no army, Haiti has announced plans to rebuild its military to handle disasters and smuggling, though some fear the force could return to misdeeds, and be a tool of...

Haitian factory workers demand higher wages
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Hundreds of Haiti's factory workers protested in Port-au-Prince on Monday against a small increase in the minimum wage set by the Government.The workers, paid 300 gourdes (US$4.75...

Workers in the gig economy should get sick leave and holidays, landmark review to recommend
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SNP urged to stage 'fundamental' rethink of tax policy after Scotland avoids recession
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More than 80,000 Italians apply for just 30 bank jobs, as economy remains in doldrums
Telegraph UK

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Prime minister to attend 38th CARICOM meeting in Grenada
Nassau Guardian

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Alexander Minnis is scheduled to attend the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in St. George’s, Grenada. The 38th regular...

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