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RBC to sell its Jamaican banking operations

Share Tweet TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell RBC Royal Bank (Jamaica) Limited and RBTT Securities Jamaica Limited (collectively “RBC Jamaica”) to Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and is ...

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U.S. President Plays It Safe On Immigration At SOTU

Share Tweet President Barack Obama, gives a thumbs- up, as he leaves the podium after giving his 6th State of the Union speech, to a Joint Session of Congress, Tuesday January 28, 2014 in Washington D.C.(Photo-credit: Mario B. Cabrera / Vision Fotos)News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Jan. 29, 2014: In the two weeks prior to the 2014 State of the ...

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New President Of Honduras Sworn In

Share Tweet New Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L), accompanied by his wife Ana Garcia, receives the presidential sash from Congress prersident Mauricio Oliva, during his inauguration on January 27, 2014. (AFP/Orlando Sierra) News Americas, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tues. Jan. 28, 2014: Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in on Monday as the new president of Honduras and took the opportunity to ...

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U.N. Remembers The Jewish Holocaust

Share Tweet L-to-R, Mr. John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda, and President of the General Assembly’s sixty-eighth session, pose with Holocaust survivor Ms Rena Finder, and Mr. Steven Spielberg, in a photo-up, Monday January 27, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, before the start of the Memorial Ceremony, to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory ...

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines ‘Sick Ship’ To Return To New Jersey

Share Tweet The Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. News Americas, BAYONNE, New Jersey, Tues. Jan. 28, 2014: The illness-plagued Royal Caribbean ‘Explorer of the Seas’ is set to return with over 3,000 passengers to Bayonne, New Jersey ahead of the Super ...

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Air Canada rouge to Offer More Caribbean Destinations this Summer from Toronto and Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rougeTM, is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun and Tampa, FL, will be converted beginning this spring to Air Canada rouge service. ...

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Capacity Media Select Dominican Republic to Host Regionally Acclaimed Telecom Carrier Business Meeting

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – The Dominican Republic is becoming one of the fastest-growing economies in the Caribbean and Latin America, reaping the rewards of policies facilitating more open trade and experiencing great levels of international investment. Within its dynamic and developing economy, the Dominican telecom industry is thriving and becoming one of the best-served ...

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Dominican Republic Now Chair of OAS Permanent Council

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Jan. 14, 2014:  The Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic to the Organization of American States (OAS), Pedro Vergés, has assumed the Chair of the Permanent Council of the hemispheric institution. Upon receiving the gavel that represents the Council’s authority from his predecessor, Ambassador Vergés said his country “is engaged in a continuous process of ...

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Caribbean Catholic Leaders Makes History

Haiti Bishop, Chibly Langlois and Dominica-born Saint Lucia, Archbishop emeritus of Castries, Monsignor Kelvin Edward Felix, r. have been elevated to cardinals. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 15, 2014: At 55, he’s become the youngest cardinal in the Catholic Church today, not to mention the very first Haitian to hold such a post. And ...

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U.S. Urged Not To Take Caribbean, Latin America For Granted In 2014

President Obama is being urged to pay more attention to Latin America and the Caribbean. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 16, 2014: Conservative group, The Heritage Foundation, has some New Year advice for the Obama administration – don’t continue to take the Caribbean and Latin America for granted. Ana Quintana and James M. Roberts, in ...

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