Ascensos expects to grow to 300 seats in its Port of Spain operations.
Indotel’s Julissa Cruz Is Raising The Dominican Republic’s Level of IT Competitiveness
Finance Americas Executive Editor Loren Moss was recently in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where he was able to speak with Julissa Cruz, the Executive Director of Indotel, the Dominican Republic’s telecommunications regulatory commission. The island nation has been accelerating its ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
itel Acquires Emerge BPO, Expanding its Geographic Footprint into Guyana and Honduras
itel is acquiring Emerge BPO, marking the 2nd acquisition in the last 5-years for the Caribbean customer experience delivery partner. Through the acquisition, itel will gain new operations in Guyana, Honduras and a work-at-home network in the US
Caribbean, LatAm Countries Included In USA’s New Travel Ban On Dogs Starting July 14
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the “Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries.” Through this notice, CDC ...
Newly Rebranded, Jamaica-based itel Expanding Into Honduras, Guyana, Colombia
itel's latest investment in Jamaica, a 90,000 sq. ft. facility located in Kingston will be home to 1,500 on-site employees and manage a network of work-at-home agents, once it opens this fall.
Q & A: New Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery for All Air Passengers Flying To The United States
This Order applies to all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, traveling into the US, including US citizens and legal permanent residents.
US DFC Approves $2.1 Billion USD in Global Development Investments
More than 65% of DFC’s capital approved this quarter will be deployed to low and lower-middle income countries, and fragile states. Many of the investments approved this quarter advance DFC’s 2X Women’s Initiative, Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2), Health and Prosperity Initiative, and Connect Africa initiative as well as the Administration’s Prosper Africa and América Crece initiatives.
US Citizens Abroad: Don’t Forget To Cast Your Absentee Ballot In Runoff Elections!
The U.S. 2020 general elections have passed, but election season is not over! If you vote in a state or jurisdiction with runoff elections for federal and local offices, the U.S. Embassy can assist with the return of your voting materials.
Despite Coronavirus Restrictions, PriceSmart Sales Down Less Than 2% In June
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.
Work From Home Programs Deserve A New Look In Light Of Coronavirus Pandemic
Smart enterprises have already deployed telework and work-from-home strategies. With the coronavirus pandemic and travel bans, now is the time for less proactive companies to catch up...and fast! Some of the most knowledgeable experts in business share their insights.
Bogotá Colombia Attracts Record 48 Foreign Direct Investment Projects In 2019
During 2019, Invest in Bogota (IIB), the city of Bogotá's investment promotion agency, supported 48 greenfield Foreign Direct Investment projects, its highest number for a calendar year since its institution in 2006.
Significant Offshore Oil & Gas Found Off Suriname Coast
Apache Corporation (NYSE, NASDAQ: APA) and Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) today announced a significant oil discovery at the Maka Central-1 well drilled offshore Suriname on Block 58. The well was drilled using the drillship Noble Sam Croft with Apache as operator holding a 50% working ...
Expert Opinion: Silvestre Melo Discusses The Trinidad & Tobago Advantage for FP&A Outsourcing
Silvestre Melo is an outsourcing professional with a career spanning over 20 years in the US and Latin America, leading teams from Nortel, PwC, Pepsico, and others, from Brazil to the USA and destinations in between. After recently visiting Trinidad ...