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In Trinidad & Tobago, citizens defend sou-sou savings against pyramid scheme comparisons

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With the COVID-19 pandemic has come a worldwide rise in financial fraud. On September 22, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) arrested nine people and seized at least 21 million Trinidad and […]

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Economic boon or diplomatic minefield?

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Citizenship-for-purchase programmes, meant to boost ailing tourism economies, are proving to be problematic for some Caribbean countries. The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt the vulnerable, tourism-dependent economies of the Caribbean a heavy blow. […]

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Does GDP still stack up?

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In a single day in September 2014, the British economy grew by 5%. The reason was not a bullish stock market or a new gas field discovered off the shore of Scotland, but […]

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Euro zone economic sentiment hits near 5-year low, but services up

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Euro zone economic sentiment plunged in September as trade tensions depressed confidence in industry, official data showed on Friday, although morale improved in services, dispelling concerns of spillover to the bloc’s largest […]

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Britain facing most prolonged investment slump in 17 years

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As Amazon’s workforce has more than doubled over the past three years, workers at Amazon fulfillment center warehouses in the United States have started organizing and pushing toward fo Brexit uncertainty and a global economic […]

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New Guernsey tax legislation: an expert analysis

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You may be familiar with Guernsey’s new EU-driven substance regulations. As this is a very  important new set of rules, I make no apology for raising the subject again as I strongly believe […]

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Unlocking the full potential of blockchain

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Blockchain is a truly transformative technology with the potential to have a profound impact on how we use the internet and make our online lives safer and simpler. The decentralised nature of […]

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The EU’s gateway to the Middle East

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Sharjah’s economy has been booming for decades, with a GDP growth rivalling many regional economies. Now, as it continues to diversify its economy, Sharjah is building a growing reputation as a dynamic […]

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G20 leaders must embrace cryptocurrency regulation – failure to do so would be negligent

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G20 leaders must take decisive steps towards a multilateral cryptocurrency regulatory framework – failure to do so would be negligent. This is the bold message from the CEO of one of the […]

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Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry

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Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering. Sweden’s oldest retail bank has already parted ways with […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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