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Scotiabank formalizes agreement with BBVA to acquire its shares in BBVA Chile

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Scotiabank announced today that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) has formally accepted Scotiabank’s offer to acquire its 68.19% ownership in BBVA Chile, and its interests in certain subsidiaries, for approximately US$ 2.2 billion (CAD$ 2.9 billion). Scotiabank has entered into definitive agreements with BBVA and intends to merge ...

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Popular Guyana Born, Queens Business Man And Activist Dead At 68

Renowned Guyana-born, Queens businessman and activist, Ramesh D. Kalicharran, passed away in New York City on December 3rd News Americas has learned. He was 68. News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Dec. 5, 2017: Renowned Guyana-born, Queens businessman and activist, Ramesh D. Kalicharran, passed away in New York City on December 3rd News Americas has learned. He was 68. Kalicharran, known ...

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Canada Warns About Travel To Honduras As Post Election Protests Continue

Post election protests continue in Honduras. (Twitter image) News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017: Canada’s government is warning its nationals to exercise a high degree of caution if traveling to the Central American nation of Honduras as thousands continued to protests the slow pace of the election results following the Sunday, Nov. 26th election general elections there. “Exercise ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Reacts With Stunned Disbelief To Suicide Of Jamaican Patty King

CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, in happier times at the Jamaican Consulate, NYC in 2009. (Hayden Roger Celestin Image/File Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Dec. 3, 2017: Caribbean Diaspora leaders were last night reacting with stunned disbelief as news of the tragic suicide of Jamaican patty king, Lowell F. Hawthorne, quickly made its way across ...

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Editor’s Pick – The Week In Photos From Latin America

Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship party Salvador Nasralla, set a barricade alight during a protest outside the Electoral Supreme Court (TSE), to demand the announcement of the election final results in Tegucigalpa, on November 30, 2017. Honduran opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla said he would not recognize the results to be announced by the ...

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Editor’s Pick – The Week In Photos From Latin America

Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship party Salvador Nasralla, set a barricade alight during a protest outside the Electoral Supreme Court (TSE), to demand the announcement of the election final results in Tegucigalpa, on November 30, 2017. Honduran opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla said he would not recognize the results to be announced by the ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 46 – Toxic Inequality

All For Me; None For You!” By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 1, 2017:  Not inequality itself. TOXIC inequality! Inequality is a good thing. That’s right; up to an extent. There is no such thing as “perfect” equality. All attempts to create such a society dismally fails and leads to horrendous abuse and inequality. Think Stalin. ...

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