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MarketAxess Sets Platform Record for Trading in Latin American Bonds of $110.5 Billion for Nine Months Ending September 30th

News Americas, NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017: MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed income markets, today announced that trading in Latin American corporate and sovereign bonds set a record of $110.5 billion in the nine months ending ...

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Jamaica Tourism Executive Loses Jerk Cook-Off Battle

Donnie Dawson, r, lost to South Florida Local10 Weekend News Anchor, Todd Tongen of WPLG, who was the defending champion. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Tues. Nov. 13, 2017: Jamaica’s Interim Director of Tourism on Sunday lost a jerk-cook off challenge at the 16th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Markham Park in South Florida. Donnie Dawson lost to South ...

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This Network Has Been Recognized as the Best Carrier in Latin America

From left to right) Peter Collins, Executive Vice President of Operations, C&W Networks and Robert Boreel, International Accounts Director Voice, Liberty Global, October 25, 2017, in London. News Americas, MIAMI, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017:  C&W Networks, a division of C&W Communications (C&W) and a Liberty Global company (LiLAC Group), which owns and operates the largest state-of-the-art subsea multi-ring fibre-optic in ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Makes History In Brockton, MA

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017: A 27-year-old Caribbean-born immigrant turned U.S. citizen has made history in Brockton, a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Jean Bradley Derenoncourt is the first Haitian-American elected to public office in Brockton, taking one of the four at-large seats on the 11-person Brockton City Council during last Tuesday’s citywide election. Derenoncourt launched his ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – Kenya

A demonstration in Kenya recently turned into a clear Ciao Willy moment as a young protestor in Kisumu stripped naked to demand the removal of officials from the national election oversight body Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), for allegedly implicated in the manipulation of the votes tally during the last August 8, presidential elections.(Photo credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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Five Caribbean Nations With The Most US Citizens This Year

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: When it comes to naturalizing as a US citizen, many Caribbean immigrants and green card holders often procrastinate or insist they are “going back home.” But with tightened US immigration policies and deportation for minor infractions of legal and undocumented immigrants alike, latest Department of Homeland Security ...

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This Historian Is Challenging Lin Miranda To Take ‘Hamilton’ To St. Croix

‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda, c., in Puerto Rico recently. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: Amidst reports that ‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda will return to the role of Alexander Hamilton and take the play to Puerto Rico to help raise funds for hurricane victims there, a historian and author is challenging the  actor, ...

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Caribbean Business – What’s The Future For Caribbean Sugar?

Workers collect sugar cane at a plantation near Santa Cruz de El Seibo, in eastern Dominican Republic, on January 9, 2017. A cane cutter in the Dominican Republic earns the equivalent of approximately four US dollars (180 RD) per ton cut. Last year sugar production in the country recorded a milling of 3,980,684 metric tons of sugarcane (Photo credit: ERIKA ...

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