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  1. Global oil prices likely to stay relatively low -Biden


    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Global oil prices are likely to remain relatively low over the next several years, U.S. Vice Joe Biden told a Caribbean energy security summit on Monday.

  2. Latin America in 2015: Manufacturing Aces, Commodity Bases and Basket Cases


    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The overall sluggish growth in the region resulted from slow ..... fourth sub-region to consider is the Caribbean , which is the subject of increased attention ..... wouldn’t expect any huge things in the Caribbean in 2015, but medium term, it is going

  3. Opportunities vs. Risks in Cuba: Do Your Homework and Tread Carefully


    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    the business potential of one of the largest markets in the Caribbean ? In order to answer these questions, Knowledge@Wharton spoke ..... otherwise engages in business with — Latin America and the Caribbean should consider Cuba as a potential market. But it has to

  4. Unilever Scoops Up Two Skincare Brands From P&G; No Impact to Our Moat Ratings or Fair Values


    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    Gamble announced the sale of two skincare brands (the Camay brand globally and the Zest brand outside of North America and the Caribbean ) to Unilever for an undisclosed amount. These brands account for only $225 million in annual sales and, as such, are

  5. UPDATE 2-Carnival says Cuba could offer "tremendous opportunity"


    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    Dec 19 (Reuters) - Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, said Cuba would present "a tremendous opportunity" if the United States ended its economic embargo on the Caribbean nation.

  6. Obama seeks to end Cuba trade embargo -congressional source


    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama plans to begin the process of lifting a long-standing U.S. trade embargo against Cuba as part of a series of major policy moves toward the Caribbean island, a congressional source said on Wednesday.

  7. Cuba-focused fund rockets on U.S. policy shift


    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    Dec 17 (Reuters) - Shares of the Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund jumped by more than 20 percent on record volume on Wednesday morning following reports that the Obama administration was preparing to...

  8. EU warns four island countries on illegal fishing


    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has issued warnings to four Pacific and Caribbean countries for failing to crack down on illegal fishing, exposing them to a possible trade ban.

  9. Latin American nations struggle to reconcile growth, climate action


    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    LIMA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the U.N. climate talks this week, a group of Latin American and Caribbean countries are pushing a bold goal: A world with zero net emissions by 2050.

  10. Strong Brands Widen VF's Moat


    Wed, 12 Nov 2014

    facilities. Gildan owns and operates efficient large-scale manufacturing facilities primarily in Central America and the Caribbean Basin. Hanesbrands produces more than 80% of products through its network of large-scale facilities and dedicated contractors

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