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Brazil's meat exports effectively collapsed this week, the agricultural minister said on Wednesday, as several countries halted imports from the South American country in the wake of a meat inspection scandal.Brazil is struggling to contain the...

  Cable & Wireless Jamaica’s parent has announced that Stephen Price, Vice President of Retail Sales and Distribution, is to replace Garfield Sinclair as managing director of the telecom. It comes in the wake of Sinclair’s...

Norbrook Equity Partners led by Khary Robinson quietly took in the equivalent of $677.25 million of financing through private placements in the Jamaican market last week, supported entirely by institutional investors.Robinson said he went hunting...

Once Britain decides to trigger divorce proceedings next week, the 27 other European Union nations will be taking a month to decide on the negotiating framework to achieve the best possible split-up for the bloc.They will hold a special Brexit...

Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.Its new feature, called 'shortcuts', will appear as a row of icons below the Google search box....

As US President Donald Trump touts job creation for Americans as a top priority, his son's Virginia winery is seeking permission to hire foreign workers to cultivate its grapes.Trump Vineyard Estates, better known as Trump Winery, asked to bring in...

A rare poll of Cuban public opinion has found that most of the island's citizens approve of normal relations with the United States and large majorities want more tourists to visit and the expansion of private business ownership. In a poll of 840...

President of Brazil Michel Temer said Tuesday that a scandal over sale of expired meat is an "economic embarrassment" and Hong Kong joined several countries in suspending some meat imports from the South American nation.Temer sought to downplay the...

The Trinidad and Tobago government has hinted at the possibility of drawing down more money from the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF) even as opposition legislators questioned the Rowley administration's management of the country's finances.In...

The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain nonstop U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and some other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday....
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