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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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Re-Introduction Of National Army Sends Some Haitians Into The Street

People march during a protest against the remobilisation of the army and angry at a senatorial report that investigated the Petrocaribe funds between 2008 and 2016, after the report said there was embezzlement of public funds, in Port-au-Prince, on November 18, 2017. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: Thousands of people took to ...

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Prince Charles Calls Caribbean Hurricane Devastation “Heartbreaking”

Britain’s Prince Charles surveys the damage from Hurricane Maria in Dominica. (Twitter image) News Americas, CASTRIES, Dominica, Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: The Prince of Wales, who recently wrapped up visit to several Caribbean nations decimated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, has called the devastation caused by storms “utterly heartbreaking.” Speaking after meeting families made homeless by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, ...

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7 Benefits of Investing in a Backup Power Generator

News Americas, MEXICO CITY, Nov. 21, 2017: Frank Moreno, Sr. Director Marketing Latin America, Generac, is a big proponent on investing in back-up power. Moreno says “if you run a company, you should consider the massive benefits from having a backup power system.” “Not only do you save money, in the long-term, you will keep yourself from worrying and wasting ...

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Jamaica Needs Constitutional Change To Allow Diaspora To Vote & Run For Office – PM Holness

Jamaica PM Andrew Holness addressing the 10th annual gala of the south-east chapter of the Jamaican-American Bar Association, in opening remarks at the organization’s 10th annual awards gala in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida on Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017. (NAN image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Mon. Nov. 20, 2017: Jamaica’s ninth Prime Minister, Andrew M. ...

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Jamaican Born Soldier’s Death Under Investigation

Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown died in Kuwait on Nov. 14, 2017. (DOD image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Nov. 20, 2017: The cause of death of a Jamaican born US soldier remains under investigation, six days after he died in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, the US Department of Defense says. Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown, 43, of Brooklyn, ...

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Red Cross Hosts Families After Harlem Fire

: The American Red Cross says it is hosting 22 families in hotels in NYC following a massive fire in Harlem Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, 2017. The raging 6 alarm fire destroyed most of the 6th and 5th floors  of a building on 144th street  and Broadway in Harlem and took more than 200 firefighters to battle the blaze. Nine ...

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The Caribbean Is A Treasure Throve For Business Says Former Billionaire – A NAN First

Michael-Lee-Chin (file photo/NCB) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: The Caribbean is ripe with opportunities and has three of the pre-conditions that must exist for success in business. That’s the word from former Caribbean billionaire and founder and chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., Michael Lee-Chin. Lee-Chin made the remarks as he opened the 41stst annual CCAA conference on ...

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