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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 5, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 5, 2019: Here are the headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019: Five Haitian footballers are dead and 50 others injured after a bus carrying their team crashed in the Dominican Republic. As her husband, Major Andre Sean McDonald faces evidence tampering charges, San Antonio cops ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 5, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 5, 2019: Here are the headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019: Five Haitian footballers are dead and 50 others injured after a bus carrying their team crashed in the Dominican Republic. As her husband, Major Andre Sean McDonald faces evidence tampering charges, San Antonio cops ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 4, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. MAR. 4, 2019: Here are the top stories making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for Monday, Mar. 4, 2019. The husband of  a missing San Antonio Jamaican born woman has been detained for mental evaluation after a bizarre gun purchase. Police authorities are theorising that 29-year-old Andreen Nicole McDonald may ...

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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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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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