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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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Scotiabank submits a binding offer to BBVA to acquire its shares in BBVA Chile

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.’s (BBVA) shares in BBVA Chile, which BBVA is willing to accept if BBVA’s minority partner, the Said family, does not exercise its Right of First Refusal under the shareholders agreement between BBVA ...

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Haitians For Trump Thanks President Even As Administration Ends TPS

Immigrant advocates rally against ‘DHS decision to terminate TPS for Haitians’ during a rally on November 21, 2017 in New York, to protest the decision from the Department of Homeland Security to terminate Temporary Protected Status for over 50,000 people from Haiti, with affected TPS holders.(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Some ...

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Guess How Much The EU Has Pledged To The Hurricane Impacted Caribbean?

A scene of devastation from Codrington town in Barbuda during the UN Secretary-General’s visit in mid-October 2017 to survey the damage caused by successive Category-5 hurricanes. (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Guess how much cash the European Union has pledged to the hurricane ravaged Caribbean region? At a high-level donor conference for the ...

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