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By Tobias Adrian and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu WASHINGTON, USA — From artificial intelligence to mobile applications, technology helps to increase your access to secure and efficient financial products and services. Since Fintech offers the chance to boost economic growth and expand financial inclusion in all countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank surveyed central banks, […]
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By Seán Nolan and Krishna Srinivasan Earlier this year, Cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe by leaving more than 1,000 people dead, thousands more missing, and damages in the billions. These storms were among the recent reminders of how natural disasters can cause severe and catastrophic damage. Natural disasters destroy lives and property and […]
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By Caley Pigliucci NEW YORK, USA (IPS) – A recently-released report by the Washington-based Center for Global Development (CGD) shows that generic drugs, like omeprazole (used to treat heartburn), can cost 20-30 times more in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries. Rachel Silverman, a researcher with CGD who worked on the report, told […]
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HOUSTON, USA — Geo-data specialist company Fugro is embarking on a coastal mapping project in Jamaica and Haiti to support, the investment plan for the Caribbean regional track of the pilot program for climate resilience.  The work, which comprises approximately 2,000 square kilometres of integrated shallow water and land-based elevation data, was awarded to Fugro […]
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ST JOHNS, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne and members of the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda erupted in thunderous applause on hearing the official announcement from Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, that Antigua and Barbuda will receive the 4th landed campus of The University of the West […]
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TORONTO, Canada – Air Canada and Transat A.T. Inc. announced Thursday that they have concluded a definitive arrangement agreement that provides for Air Canada’s acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of Transat and its combination with Air Canada. The acquisition includes all outstanding shares of Transat for $13 per share. The value of the […]
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HOUSTON, USA – As the journalism industry rapidly evolves, what are professors in the field telling students about their job prospects? A new study from Rice University and Rutgers University finds educators are encouraging aspiring journalists to look for work outside the news business. “Professionalizing contingency: How Journalism Schools Adapt to Deprofessionalization,” will appear in […]
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By Ray Chickrie For decades Caribbean leaders have talked about an air-link between the Caribbean and Accra, Ghana, but now the idea is picking up pace after the visit of Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo to the Caribbean in June 2019. The issue was discussed between president Akufo-Addo and his Caribbean counterparts in Guyana, Barbados and […]
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