November 16, 2018

These ‘Crab Dawgs’ have no shame – Guyana Gov. did the right thing

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Before I get to what I really want to say, let me point out a few things that readers have to first understand, so that the crocodile tears that some crooked people are crying now, would be seen for just what they are; – the tears of ruthless and […]

China’s Youon expands into Europe as other bike startups backpedal worldwide

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By Rita Liao TechCrunch A little known Chinese bike company is riding into Europe as its peer Ofo has applied the brakes to its global expansion strategy in recent months. Youon, which gets by manufacturing public bikes for city governments across China, has formed a joint venture with UK-based bike-sharing startup Cycle.land, it says in […]

Nestlé takes the digital challenge

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By Erika Morphy From fDi Intelligence Nestlé is reorganising its global operations, with its digital strategy being given a complete overhaul. But, asks Erika Morphy, will this be enough to reverse its recent poor performance? Driven by unhappy investors and a market that has been dismayed by its financial performance, Nestlé has been taking aggressive […]

Over 3,000 pounds of cocaine from Guyana, seized in Europe

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Just around three thousand and eighty-seven pounds of cocaine (3,087), which is believed to have been shipped from Guyana several days ago has been intercepted earlier today, near the Canary Islands by European Intelligence operatives, who had been monitoring the drug’s movement for some time. Using satellite imagery, agents […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration overstayers and snooping

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In a Press Release from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division it reported that 185 overstayers fled the Cayman Islands during the month of August 2018. “The revised number of 185 includes the previously reported 14 persons that voluntarily turned themselves into the Enforcement Division,” Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Gary Wong, explained. […]

How turmeric birthed an award-winning start-up and is changing lives in Belize

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When Umeeda Switlo visited Belize in 2014 on assignment for an international NGO, she immediately fell in love with the Central American Country, its people, and a golden, pungent root spice. “It was the most beautiful turmeric that I had ever seen in my life,” she recalled. “It was huge and really orangey in colour.” […]

Melting ice opens new shipping route

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Melting Arctic ice opens new shipping route from Europe to East Asia From WN A Danish-flagged cargo ship has successfully passed through the Russian Arctic, in a trial voyage showing that melting sea ice could potentially open a new trade route from Europe to east Asia, The Guardian reported. The Venta Maersk made the journey […]

Russian Certificate GOST

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The particular and undoubtedly complex economic moment is forcing global companies to find new outlets for their goods, not to fail. For several years, the Russian Federation has been one of the preferred destinations for European companies. German, Italian, Dutch and French exporters have made great efforts to gain market share in all sectors of […]

Hedge funds won’t get more money from EU’s biggest asset manager

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By Klaus Wille and Nishant Kumar From Bloomberg Amundi to focus on mutual funds and liquid alternatives Disbands London team of hedge fund allocators, researchers Amundi SA, Europe’s biggest asset manager, is stopping allocation to hedge funds to focus on mutual funds and other cheaper alternatives. Inflows into offshore hedge funds, such as those registered […]

Rich UAE expats target Caribbean for second passport

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By Pedro Goncalves From International Investment The Caribbean countries have seen a surge in demand in theirs citizenship-by-investment schemes as more high-net-worth expats from the UAE are seeking a second passport. The demand for a second passport among expatriates in the UAE has increased by 67% in the first six months of this year compared […]