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Canada Life Reinsurance enters into €5.5bn longevity risk reinsurance agreement with SRLEV N.V. (VIVAT)

DUBLIN, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long-term longevity reinsurance agreement with VIVAT covering 70% of €8 billion of in-force liabilities. More than 150,000 of in-payment and deferred pensioners are reinsured by Canada Life Reinsurance under this agreement. Jeff Poulin, Global Head of Canada Life Reinsurance, ...

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Scotiabank completes acquisition of 51% of Banco Cencosud in Peru

TORONTO and LIMA, Peru, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today it has successfully completed the acquisition of 51% of the controlling interest of Banco Cencosud after receiving regulatory approval from Peruvian authorities. Scotiabank and Banco Cencosud will jointly manage the credit card operations and offer other products and services to customers in partnership for 15 years. Scotiabank ...

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Scotiabank completes acquisition of 97.44% of Banco Dominicano del Progreso

TORONTO and SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of 97.44% of Banco Dominicano del Progreso (BDP), after receiving regulatory approval by the Superintendency of Banks and the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic. “We are excited to have completed this transaction that is ...

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Perfect Water for the Caribbean – Zero Mass Water Unveils SOURCE Hydropanels in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — How does a hospital maintain continuous access to its most precious resource? Zero Mass Water has the answer: SOURCE Hydropanels that use only sunlight and air to make high-quality, resilient water. The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator was formed by Caribbean leaders in 2017 to strengthen the region’s readiness and response to disasters. ...

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If you purchased dental supplies or equipment directly from Henry Schein, Patterson, Benco, or Burkhart, an $80 million class action settlement may affect you

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The following statement is being issued by Berger Montague regarding the Dental Supplies Antitrust Litigation. An $80 million cash Settlement has been reached in a lawsuit known as In re Dental Supplies Antitrust Litigation, No 16-cv-00696 (E.D.N.Y.), against Henry Schein, Inc. (“Schein”), Patterson Companies, Inc. (“Patterson”), and Benco Dental Supply Company (“Benco”) (collectively, “Defendants”). The ...

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Trinidad & Tobago’s First Citizens Group Becomes Visa Loyalty Solutions Premium Partner

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Trinidad-based First Citizens Group has received the Premium Partner designation from fintech and insurtech company novae and leading payment technology company Visa for being one of the first banks in the Caribbean to adopt Visa Loyalty Solutions (VLS), the white-label digital loyalty platform the two companies recently co-created. Over the years First ...

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Caribbean National Calls ICE “Rogue Agency”

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019: A Caribbean-born immigration advocate, who has had his own run in with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, has dubbed the body “rogue.” Trinidad-born Ravi Ragbir, executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition, who was arrested and detained by ICE and is fighting deportation from US, ...

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PDSI opens 6th office location in San Juan, Puerto Rico

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — PDSI, a premier third-party development company for the hotel industry, is pleased to announce the opening of their 6th office location in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Adding to their existing five national locations, PDSI has strategically positioned itself to address client needs as growth of the hospitality industry continues to accelerate. The San ...

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Forbes Travel Guide Unveils 2019 Star Rating Awards

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Forbes Travel Guide today debuted its 61st annual list of Star Rating winners, recognizing the world’s finest properties and rewarding gracious, intuitive service. The 2019 award recipients include 21 new Five-Star hotels, 49 new Four-Star hotels and 62 new hotels in the Recommended category. Other first-time recipients include six Five-Star restaurants, eight ...

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The Top 12 Caribbean Groups Present In The US

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019: Caribbean immigrants in the US is now put conservatively at 10 percent of the 44.5 million immigrants across the country, according to US Census estimates. The majority come from 12 countries of those who self-identify on Census forms, especially given that there is no specific Census category ...

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