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United Nations wants changes to money transfer business

Banking-Custom-2A United Nations official is recommending that local banks and other financial institutions should consider extending their services to facilitate the transferring of remittances to recipients on the island.


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Cuba will attend Business Forum in Panama, says Minister

RodrigoHAVANA, Cuba, 9th April 2015 - Cuban Foreign Trade Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said that the island will show at the Summit of the Americas´ Business Forum its opportunities to develop international economic relations based on the new Foreign Investment Law and the setting up of the Special Development Zone at the western Mariel Harbor.

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Emancipation-Park-2LOCAL authorities were, up to late yesterday, unable to say whether businesses along Knutsford Boulevard in New Kingston will have to keep their doors closed for at least a day as a result of today's visit of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama.


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President's visit should improve regional relations, says White House

president-visit-Ja-5KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - This week’s visit of US President Barack Obama to Jamaica, and the meeting with heads of state and government of Caribbean Community (CARICOM), should deepen bilateral relations between the US and the region, the White House said on Tuesday.

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Netherlands Parliament resumes debate on underworld connections in Dutch Antilles

ronald van raak-2THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Lower House of the Dutch Parliament is not satisfied with previous answers from the Dutch government about the links between politicians and criminals in Curacao, St Maarten, Aruba and the Curacao Intelligence Agency (VDC). At the request of the Dutch MP for the Socialist Party (SP), Ronald van Raak both subjects will be discussed again next Wednesday.


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