Blockchain infrastructure company Sparq and POS terminal provider Cubo both raised millions of dollars in their recent funding rounds.
Dominican Airline Arajet Hits 200,000 Passenger Mark After Seven Months of Flights
Very soon we will announce new routes to South America and the United States,” said Víctor Pacheco, CEO and founder of Arajet
Dominican Republic Signs Telecommunications Promotion Pact with Colombia
The pact will facilitate the exchange of information between Colombia and the Dominican Republic on good practices for digital transformation and connectivity.
Arajet Executing on Plan to Make Dominican Republic an International Low-Cost Airline Hub
Santo Domingo based low cost airline Arajet has announced ...
Arajet Launches Additional Connectivity Between the Dominican Republic & Colombia
Arajet will offer two weekly frequencies between Bogotá and Santiago, Dominican Republic
Ascensos Expands Contact Center Operations Across Atlantic to Trinidad & Tobago
Ascensos expects to grow to 300 seats in its Port of Spain operations.
Dominican Airline Arajet Offers $19 Fares to Stranded Viva Passengers
Arajet is offering certain Viva passengers with disrupted trajectories between Colombia & The Dominican Republic $19 fares.
Former Intern Shullette Cox Appointed President of Jampro, Jamaica’s Investment Promotion Agency
Cox, who started 20 years ago at JAMPRO as an intern, was first appointed acting president on January 2, 2023 and led the JAMPRO team that supported the recent Ministerial Mission to Guyana.
interCaribbean Airways Expands Fleet, Travel Destinations
interCaribbean founder Lyndon Gardiner says the focus is on expanding connectivity in the eastern Caribbean.
A Global Recession is Nigh, Say World Economic Forum Economists
• Businesses expected to cut costs significantly in response to economic headwinds
Jorge Sequeira Picado Retires from Costa Rica’s CINDE Investment Promotion Agency
CINDE Senior Manager Margarita Umaña has been designated as the point person to aid in the transition.
Jamaica Based Itel Highlighted in Everest Group Peak Matrix Analysis of Top CX Outsourcers
Itel received its first-ever placement in the report as an "Aspirant" next to 36 other competitors, including long-standing global players.
Outsourcer Glowtouch Bets Big On The Dominican Republic – Not Just For CX, But IT Talent As Well
...So our goal is to have an additional…at least two more locations in other nearshore geographies and we are continuing to evaluate other nearshore locations.
Indotel’s Julissa Cruz Is Raising The Dominican Republic’s Level of IT Competitiveness
Finance Americas Executive Editor Loren Moss was recently in ...
Arajet – The Caribbean’s Own Low Cost Airline Has Ambitious Plans For The Region
Founder Victor Pacheco Tells Finance Americas why the time is right for a Dominican airline to connect the Caribbean & the entire hemisphere.
Miami Rum Renaissance Announces November Academic Sessions
Sign up for informative, entertaining, and illuminating rum seminars and expert classes taught by some of the leading experts in the world.
Insight Crime: How The Dominican Republic Became The Caribbean’s Cocaine Hub
In this 1st of a 3 part series, Dominican Port authorities tell Insight Crime about their struggle against narcotraffickers.
Miami Rum Festival Returns For 2022, Featuring The Best Spirts From The Caribbean & Latin America
Miami Rum Renaissance Festival has always been a place where rum reputations are made, new products are released, and the love of old favorites is rekindled.
Tropical Storm Warning For Southern, Western Caribbean
Heavy rainfall is expected for the ABC Islands, Coastal Colombia & Venezuela, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Colombia's Caribbean Islands.
Bahamas Relaxes COVID Travel Requirements, Health Visas No Longer Necessary
Fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to submit to pre-travel COVID-19 test results to enter the country.
Negative COVID Tests No Longer Required For Flights To US, But Vaccination Still Necessary For Visitors
CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.
Caribbean Common Market Countries & Colombia Reopen Trade Talks
Since 1994, CARICOM member countries have invested $5 billion USD in Colombia
Registration Is Now Open For The 2022 Lithium Latin America Congress & Exhibition
Registration for the 3rd International congress and Exhibition Lithium Latin America 2022 is already open
Electra America Hospitality Group Purchases Grand Lucayan Beach Resort
Construction is set to begin this summer and will be completed by 2025.
Carnival Cruise Line Begins Construction On Grand Bahama Cruise Port
Construction on the Cruise Port is estimated to be completed in November 2024.
US Embassy Reminds Expat US Citizens: File Your Income Taxes! Living Abroad Is No Exemption
Your worldwide income is subject to US income tax, regardless of where you reside.
Bahamas Government Working To Promote Air Travel With Colombia
The official confirmed plans for a possible launch of direct air service from Bogotá into Grand Bahama, during the latter part of 2022.
Dominican Airline Orders 20 737 Max Aircraft From Boeing
Tourism makes up 8.4% of the Dominican Republic's GDP.
As Carnival, Atlas Ocean Voyages, Norwegian Cancel Russian Ports of Call, Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cruises Stand With Vladimir Putin’s Russia
Royal Caribbean prefers to call the invasion "the situation in Ukraine," and call the war "recent events," while the cruise line clings to its Petrograd itineraries.
Wingo Launches Flights Between Santo Domingo & Medellín, Colombia
Flights between Santo Domingo & Medellín begin March 28, and start at $194 USD round trip
Stuck Overseas With An Expired US Passport? You May Be Able To Get Home, But You Must Act Fast!
If you are overseas and your US passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022.
PriceSmart Announces “Stellar” Results For Quarter Ending November 30, 2021
In many markets PriceSmart is the only reliable source for high quality grocery imports from the US, such as whole turkeys or authentic bacon, ham, cheeses & condiments.
Interview: Language Transfer Makes Learning A New Language Accessible To Everyone
What would you do with a new language?” It's a huge key to that next step in your life, whatever that step might be.
2021 Annual Report Covering Caribbean & Latam VC / PE Deals & Investment Available Here, Thanks To Tracxn
Tracxn also publishes annual reports and sector specific reports for other geographies, including India, North America, Singapore, EMEA region,etc.
KBR To Conduct Green Hydrogen Study For Trinidad & Tobago
KBR will analyze strategies for maximizing opportunities to establish a green hydrogen economy in Trinidad and Tobago
Viva Air Launches Flights Between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic And Colombia
Viva will initially fly between Medellín (MDE) and Punta Cana (PUJ) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
US Government Announces New Entry Requirements Affecting All International Travelers – Including Citizens
These requirements are for all air passengers two years of age or older boarding a flight from a foreign country to the United States.
Full Vaccination Now Mandatory For Visitors To The US
Airlines must deny boarding to passengers who do not meet these requirements or those who test positive for COVID-19.
Costa Rica To Host In-Person Refriamericas Expo & Congress November 10,11
The event will be held jointly with SolarTec Americas, the expo for the integration of solar energy systems and TecnoEdificios, the expo for the Facility Management industry.
Bogotá & San José To Host TecnoEdificios, Refriamericas & CleanTec In-Person Conventions In November
This event will be held along with Refriaméricas, SolarTec, & CleanTec Show, expos for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, and for the professional cleaning industry.
itel Grows Its Caribbean Base With 1,750 New Employees
Even during the pandemic, Itel expanded through new locations, launching its Work from Home operations in Canada and continuing to grow in the Caribbean.
4th Latin American Renewable Energy Conference Showed Strong In-Person Attendance
ponsors included Teincomin, International SOS, Fichtner, and Imesa. Presenters hailed from Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, and the host country of Colombia.
Vostock Capital Presents The First Latin America Hydrogen Fuel Congress In Bogotá, Colombia Nov 30-Dec 1
In-person & online attendees will discuss current trends, learn more about investment opportunities and development of the hydrogen industry in Latin America.
ibex Expands Into Honduras, Partnering WIth Altia Smart City For BPO Facility
ibex is expected to hire more than 400 people in the next month to open and operate the new Honduras delivery center, with plans to grow the facility and its employee base to over 2,000 employees in the next two years.
US Trade Department Releases IT Industry Opportunity Guide For Central America & The Caribbean
The resource guide profiles critical information for the 17 activities, including implementation timelines, costs and financing, export opportunities for U.S. firms, and contact information for the project sponsors.
Jamaica To Receive New Ambassador From Colombia
"You will also have the task of putting Colombia, which is a Caribbean country, on that agenda," said Duque, after taking Clopatosky’s oath, who had served since 2018 as Presidential Advisor for the Participation of People with Disabilities.
Teleperformance Named 2021 Latin American Company of the Year
Teleperformance Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Strong Growth, Vison and Operational Practices in the Latin American Nearshore Customer Experience Outsourcing Market
Nearshore Software Outsourcer Gorilla Logic Acquires Modernist Studio
With 700+ employees throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, and the United States, Gorilla Logic says it will partner with the team at Modernist Studio to offer a more holistic experience to their clients.
New Book From The Editors Of Finance Americas – Doing Business In The Bahamas: The Bahamas as a Nearshore Business, Operations & Investment Destination
The Bahamas deserves close consideration for specialty & high value BPO and nearshore service delivery site selection, as well as consideration by remote worker professionals, digital nomads, and lifestyle entrepreneurs. This new book provides valuable information.
4th Annual Renewables Latin America 2021 Returns To LIVE Format In Medellín, October 6-7
“Hydropower Latin America 2020” has evolved and now includes projects from the solar, wind and water industries, renamed now as “Renewables Latin America 2021” & taking place in a Medellín convention facility.