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Scotiabank to partner with two Israeli technology leaders to accelerate its digital transformation

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today partnerships with two prominent Israeli technology leaders, Viola Group and Team8.  These partnerships further establish Scotiabank as a leader in the global innovation ecosystem and will help accelerate its development of technology capabilities, best-in-class customer experiences, and expertise in cybersecurity. Scotiabank is investing in Viola FinTech ...

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US Sanctions Assets Of Jamaican ISIS Recruiter

News Americas, Washington, D.C., Weds. Dec. 6, 2017: A radical Jamaican Islamic cleric, who provided recruitment services to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, (ISIS), has had his assets sanctioned by the U.S.’ Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, (OFAC). OFAC on Tuesday took action targeting Abdullah Ibrahim al-Faisal, 54, who was named as a Specially ...

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Flow Customers to Select the next “Flow People’s Choice Award” From the 2017 CaribbeanTales Incubator Program proudly sponsored by Flow

News Americas, MIAMI, Dec. 05, 2017: Which top Caribbean television series concept will claim the Flow People’s Choice Awards selected from this year’s CaribbeanTales Incubator (CTI) program?  That is the question that is top of mind as Flow customers across the region add their voices to the selection process. There are only 10 voting days left and there is still time for ...

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interCaribbean Launches New Tortola Flights

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – interCaribbean Airways celebrating 25 years of continuous service is pleased to announce new schedule services from Tortola to five new cities this winter season, making 22 cities served. New services will begin from February 1, 2018 with nonstop flights from Tortola’s Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) to: – St ...

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Scotiabank formalizes agreement with BBVA to acquire its shares in BBVA Chile

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) has formally accepted Scotiabank’s offer to acquire its 68.19% ownership in BBVA Chile, and its interests in certain subsidiaries, for approximately US$ 2.2 billion (CAD$ 2.9 billion). Scotiabank has entered into definitive agreements with BBVA and intends to merge ...

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Popular Guyana Born, Queens Business Man And Activist Dead At 68

Renowned Guyana-born, Queens businessman and activist, Ramesh D. Kalicharran, passed away in New York City on December 3rd News Americas has learned. He was 68. News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Dec. 5, 2017: Renowned Guyana-born, Queens businessman and activist, Ramesh D. Kalicharran, passed away in New York City on December 3rd News Americas has learned. He was 68. Kalicharran, known ...

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Canada Warns About Travel To Honduras As Post Election Protests Continue

Post election protests continue in Honduras. (Twitter image) News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017: Canada’s government is warning its nationals to exercise a high degree of caution if traveling to the Central American nation of Honduras as thousands continued to protests the slow pace of the election results following the Sunday, Nov. 26th election general elections there. “Exercise ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Reacts With Stunned Disbelief To Suicide Of Jamaican Patty King

CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, in happier times at the Jamaican Consulate, NYC in 2009. (Hayden Roger Celestin Image/File Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Dec. 3, 2017: Caribbean Diaspora leaders were last night reacting with stunned disbelief as news of the tragic suicide of Jamaican patty king, Lowell F. Hawthorne, quickly made its way across ...

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Editor’s Pick – The Week In Photos From Latin America

Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship party Salvador Nasralla, set a barricade alight during a protest outside the Electoral Supreme Court (TSE), to demand the announcement of the election final results in Tegucigalpa, on November 30, 2017. Honduran opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla said he would not recognize the results to be announced by the ...

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