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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Nov. 8, 2019: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional – Economic The Dominican Republic, the Caribbean’s biggest economy at just under $90 billion in annual GDP and 5 percent growth, is on track to finish the year with the most growth among the ...

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A Latina’s Guide To Australia

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 7, 2019: Latinas love traveling and especially tourism destinations where they can get maximum pleasure. Under the term pleasure, we mean destinations that can give you both proper rest and adrenaline-increasing entertainment. Australia is a perfect destination to mix all kinds of traveling feelings. The country includes everything for you – beautiful landscape, ...

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This Caribbean PM Is Front And Center At China’s International Import Expo

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, THURS. Nov. 7, 2019: A top Caribbean prime minister was front and center at the China International Import Expo (CIIE), which opened in Shanghai, China on Nov. 5th. Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness was the lone regional leader present at the opening of the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Guyana

Happy Thursday from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana and Lake Mainstay in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region, where the white sand is lapped by black water. You have to see it to believe it. ‘Destination Guyana’ won its 6th award for 2019 and was awarded Silver Place in ‘Best of Adventure’ from the International Travel & Tourism Awards for it ...

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La Linea Cartel Believed To Be Responsible For Massacre Of Americans

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 7, 2019: Mexican authorities said Wednesday they believe a drug cartel called “La Linea” was responsible for the murder of the three American women and six children. Eight other children managed to escape the attack and six of them were wounded. Mexican authorities said the massacre was committed with American-made ammunition. The head ...

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The IMF Is Warning Guyana To Put These Systems In Place

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 6, 2019: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana will see economic growth of 86 percent next year but the body is warning the country to be wary of the ‘Dutch Disease’ while putting at least five systems in place. “Dutch disease” refers to the negative consequences ...

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GoFundMe For Slain Mexico Mormons At Over $87,000

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 6, 2019: A GoFundMe launched to help with the funerals and medical expenses of the surviving victims of the Mormon Mexico massacre has so far raised over $87,000 of its $500,000 goal. Last night, the total was $62,437 after 19 hours. On the morning of November 4th, 2019, three American born mothers in ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – French Guiana

Happy Hump Day from the Tour Dreyfus Lighthouse in Kourou, French Guiana, which is 39 ft. tall. This tower was built as a signal tower for communications between the mainland and the Îles du Salut, including Devil’s Island. It is named informally for Alfred Dreyfus, the French Army officer famously imprisoned on Devil’s Island from 1895 to 1899. The post ...

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Amazon Indigenous Warrior Who Guarded Forest In Brazil Killed

BRASILIA, Brazil, Tues. Nov. 5, 2019, (Reuters) – Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another, leaders of the Guajajara tribe in northern Brazil say. Paulo Paulino Guajajara, or Lobo (which means ‘wolf’ in Portuguese), was hunting on Friday inside the Arariboia reservation ...

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Here’s What Bob Johnson Is Doing In The Caribbean

NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 5, 2019, Black Enterprise: Guess what former BET owner Bob Johnson is up to in the Caribbean region? The BET founder recently announced the expansion of his video gaming operations throughout the Caribbean, gaining a greater foothold in that lucrative market. The RLJ Cos., his sprawling business empire with interests in the entertainment, hotel franchises, automotive ...

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