...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.
A drill-down on location research for your next Caribbean or Latin American business site
Finance Americas Executive Editor Loren Moss was recently in ...
In this 1st of a 3 part series, Dominican Port authorities tell Insight Crime about their struggle against narcotraffickers.
Fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to submit to pre-travel COVID-19 test results to enter the country.
Since 1994, CARICOM member countries have invested $5 billion USD in Colombia
Construction on the Cruise Port is estimated to be completed in November 2024.
The official confirmed plans for a possible launch of direct air service from Bogotá into Grand Bahama, during the latter part of 2022.
Tourism makes up 8.4% of the Dominican Republic's GDP.
Flights between Santo Domingo & Medellín begin March 28, and start at $194 USD round trip
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.
Viva will initially fly between Medellín (MDE) and Punta Cana (PUJ) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The cable will connect French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago, with the capability to connect offshore oil and gas rigs in the area.
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.
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.
Saturday, Copa Airline’s low-cost subsidiary Wingo began operating flights between Medellín Colombia and the resort destination of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with rates starting at $199 round trip, and including one penalty-free date change.
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Fiscal year to date, which includes the nine months ended May 31, 2021, net merchandise sales increased 7.3% to $2,594.3 million from $2,418.8 million for the nine months ended May 31, 2020.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) earlier this week declared an ...
The stamp is valid for 12 months but may be renewed. Applicants taking advantage of the program will be exempt from any Montserrat Income Tax.
Breaking from an overall decrease in “serious” crimes last year, shootings across the nation rose. Gangs in Jamaica and Haiti have reportedly been engaged in a deadly trade where marijuana is exchanged for guns. Boats loaded with up to 3,000 pounds of cannabis have been heading from Jamaica to nearby Haiti, where drugs are swapped for handguns and high-powered assault weapons, according to an investigative report by the Jamaica Gleaner.
While attempts to counter Chinese influence could involve greater deployment of U.S. development funds and private investment, there may be tensions, for example regarding Chinese business interests and investment in the region, like in the telecoms sector.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) Net Merchandise Sales grew 2.8%, after negative 3.1% FX impact. Comparable Net Merchandise Sales decreased 1.7%, after 2.9% negative FX impact. E-Commerce Penetration was 2.8% of Total Net Merchandise Sales
The HFI captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy important rights such as freedom of speech, religion, association, and assembly, and measures freedom of movement, women’s freedoms, crime and violence, and legal discrimination against same-sex relationships. While economic freedom around the world has increased slightly since 2008, the report finds that of the 12 major categories that make up the index, all but five have seen some deterioration, with Religion, Identity and Relationships, and Rule of Law seeing the largest decreases since 2008.
Once open, these would be PriceSmart's second location in Jamaica, and its 5th location in Guatemala.
Fitch expects the pandemic to affect overall revenues and leverage, but electric corporates generally have sufficient leverage and liquidity to absorb shocks.
Biz Latin Hub conducted a survey asking for participants’ perceptions of doing business in Latin America. Notably, several Central American countries received mention from respondents as key opportunities for business development and growth in the region.
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) announced that for June 2020 net merchandise sales decreased 1.5% to $249.2 million USD from $253.1 million in June a year earlier in its warehouse clubs in The Caribbean & Latin America.
Caribbean mortality projection: 8,231 Central America mortality projection(ex-México): 22,546
Spirit was found guilty of undercompensating passengers, forcing them to sign untruthful documents, and denying their rights after overbooking flights.
Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez is in stable condition after being hospitalized last week with the COVID-19 Coronavirus infection. His wife is also hospitalized.
Atlanta, Georgia based OEM contract manufacturer East West has ...
For most speculative-grade sovereigns, limited financing options either constrain fiscal stimulus or heighten liquidity and macroeconomic risks where it is enacted. All are on Negative Outlook except Jamaica (B+), Paraguay (BB+), Guatemala (BB-) and Nicaragua (B-), which all have a Stable Outlook.
The Government of Barbados considers the blacklisting of the country by the European Union over its regulatory regime to combat money laundering and terrorist financing to be both unjust and regrettable, says Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall
The government of Suriname has announced an economic stimulus and support package to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic in the South American country.
Moody's has downgraded the sovereign credit rating of Belize to Caa1 and expects the Central American country to defer interest payments on debt.
The ICAO's Dr. Fang Liu encouraged regional civil aviation authorities to coordinate efforts to protect the commercial aviation industry and enhance economic recovery after the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.
Blue Diamond Resorts Names Jürgen Stütz As Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Distribution
To support all of their customers, ALTIA directly requested special permission to continue operations from the Honduran government and coordinated with health officials, following their guidelines in a very strict manner.
German Trejo of G&T Consulting, has confirmed, that it has available stocks of genuine 3M and other branded N95 masks, as well as versions by other manufacturers available for rapid delivery
As the government of Panamá announced the closing of its airspace to international passenger arrivals beginning Sunday, until April 21, Panamanian regional carrier Copa Airlines (NYSE: CPA) announced that it has been forced to cancel all flights so will temporarily cease operations.
With travel restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Copa Airlines issued a filing indicating that the company will reduce capacity by 80% but may shut down completely.
For the month of February 2020, Copa Holdings' capacity (ASMs) remained flat while system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 0.4% year over year. As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.0%, 0.4 percentage points higher than February 2019.
Spirit Airlines Adds Flights Between San Pedro Sula, Honduras & Cancún, México to New Orleans, Louisiana
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines last week announced new international flights between New Orleans, Louisiana and San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) has extended connectivity between its John ...