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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – OCT. 25, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 25, 2019: Israel-based cannabis tech start-up Seedo has officially sealed the deal with a new brand representative – American rapper and marijuana advocate, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg. Investments by ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Roundup

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for this week: This Caribbean Roots Star Joins Cast Of ‘Fast & Furious 9’ DR, Trinidad-roots star, Cardi B, has joined the cast of the next ‘Fast & Furious’ movies. Vin Diesel posted a video ...

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Caribbean Sports Roundup

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, Oct. 25, 2019: Wondering About The Caribbean Players In The NBA Today? In case you are wondering who the Caribbean-born players are in the NBA today, we’ve got you covered. There are just five. ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional The latest edition of the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 study shows there are no Caribbean countries managing to rank in the top 50 out of 190 economies globally when it comes to ...

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An Opportunity To Advance Caribbean Thinking About Tourism

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: A few days ago, the Caribbean Tourism Organization, (CTO), announced that it is to restructure its operations in the face of rising costs and the need to “elevate tourism development in the region.” Its chairman, the Minister of Tourism of St Lucia, Dominic Fedee, said that CTO would be ...

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Hindu Caribbean Immigrants To Celebrate Diwali

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Caribbean immigrant who practice the Hindu faith are set to celebrate the festival of lights officially this Sunday, Oct. 27th. But there has already been some celebrating this month. In Queens, NY, the annual festival was marked by the annual Diwali Motorcade and concert on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. And New ...

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Five Caribbean Countries Rattled By Earthquakes

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 24, 2019: Five Caribbean countries were rattled by earthquakes Wednesday. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, Martinique, St. Lucia and Dominica were all shaken by a magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday morning. The quake occurred 106 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique; 135 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica and 138 km NE ...

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Opposition Party Dispute Results In Bolivia

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, Al Jazeera, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2019: Supporters of Bolivian opposition candidate Carlos Mesa and of President Evo Morales clashed Wednesday as results showed Morales heading for another term. Morales accused his rivals on Wednesday of attempting a “coup”, after the opposition led three days of protests across the country, saying Sunday’s election was rigged.  With 97 percent ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – CUBA

Thinking about lowering the carbon footprint? How about a horse drawn cart ride in Trinidad, Cuba. A simpler time indeed. Happy Thursday. The post CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – CUBA appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Stone Pagamentos Co-Founder, Eduardo Pontes, acquires a minority stake in Tutuka

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Tutuka announced today that the Co-Founder of one of Latin America’s biggest fintechs, Stone Pagamentos, has acquired a minority stake in Tutuka. Tutuka is well known for its unique processor plus model which enables fintechs, mobile wallets, apps and banks across emerging markets to easily issue Mastercard and Visa payment ...

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