Caribbean/Latin Posts

Two mayoral hopefuls of a Mexican city are shot dead within hours of each other

February 27, 2024   -MARAVATÍO, Mexico (AP) — Two mayoral hopefuls in the Mexican city of Maravatío have been gunned down within hours of each other,...

Venezuelan government, allies and other groups propose more than 20 dates for presidential election

February 28, 2024  -CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government, its allies and other groups on Wednesday announced a proposal on when to hold this year’s...

Shericka Jackson earns nomination for 2024 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year honor

February 27, 2024   -Reigning Women’s World Athletics 200m champion, Shericka Jackson, has been nominated for the esteemed 2024 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award,...

Benin commits troops to stabilize Haiti

February 28, 2024  -In a significant move aimed at restoring stability in Haiti, the West African nation of Benin has announced its commitment to contribute...

UN launches $674 million humanitarian plan to assist Haiti

February 28, 2024  -In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the United Nations (UN) has initiated a $674 million humanitarian plan aimed at...

Electoral Office of Jamaica yet to declare final results of local government elections

February 28, 2024  -The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is yet to deliver the final results of Monday’s local government elections, in which the two...

Business Posts

Facebook £3bn legal action given go-ahead in London

February 15, 2024  -A judge has given the go-ahead to a mass legal action against Facebook owner Meta, potentially worth £3bn. The case is being...

AI hiring tools may be filtering out the best job applicants

February 17, 2024  -As firms increasingly rely on artificial intelligence-driven hiring platforms, many highly qualified candidates are finding themselves on the cutting room floor. Body-language...

Spanish farmers join wave of protests

February 6, 2024  -Farmers in Spain have joined their European counterparts in staging protests across the country. Like farmers elsewhere, they demand more flexibility from...

BP reports second highest profit in a decade

February 6, 2024  -Energy giant BP has reported its second highest annual profit in a decade, despite it being half the level it announced in...

WeWork’s ousted boss plots buyback of bankrupt firm

February 6, 2024  -WeWork's former boss, Adam Neumann, wants to buy back the bankrupt shared office company, according to a letter made public on Tuesday....

Shell reports lower profits as energy prices cool

February 1, 2024  -Oil and gas giant Shell has reported lower annual profits due to energy prices falling last year. Profits were $28.2bn (£22.3bn) in...