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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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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean for Friday, March 1, 2019. An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.3 occurred in Dominica Thursday afternoon. Barbados has topped this year’s WJP Rule of Law Index for the Caribbean region. House Democrats are set to reintroduce the Dream Act on ...

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LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from Latin America for week-ending March 1, 2019. Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a US resolution in the UN Security Council on addressing the crisis in Venezuela. Two Florida businessmen have been charged on foreign bribery for their alleged roles to corruptly secure ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- MARCH 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending March 1, 2019. The US is warning nationals about travel to the Bahamas especially to the area known as “Over the Hill,” due to violent crimes. Air Canada has suspended its non-stop flights between Montreal and ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the marijuana scene from around the US, the world, the Caribbean and Latin America. Martha Stewart is tapping into a new industry: hemp-derived products, through a partnership with Canopy Growth. US Sen. Cory Booker, a presidential candidate, has re-introduced legislation to legalize marijuana ...

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The Top 10 Caribbean Nations With Most Green Card Beneficiaries In 2018

News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Mar. 1, 2019: There is no denying Legal Permanent residency and the ‘Green Card’ is becoming harder and harder to obtain in the US under the current administration. But some lucky Caribbean nationals were able to become green card holders last year. Here are the Top 10 nations with the most Green Card beneficiaries according ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up

By NAN ET EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2018: Here are some of the news heating things up on the Caribbean entertainment news scene for this week: Bajan star Rihanna has set the Internet on fire again after dropping a pic of her in a sexy black bodysuit from her Savage X Fenty lingerie line. The ...

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Miss World Guyana Expands Search For Next Queen Into The US

By NAN ET EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 1, 2018: For the first time in its history, the Miss World Guyana pageant will be accepting Guyanese Diaspora applicants from the United States. With over 270,000 Guyanese residents living in the US organizers, say it is important to also include the Guyanese Diaspora in the event. Each year, ...

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