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News Colombia Commerce: Coronavirus spread threatens Colombia's Amazonian Indigenous communities

Published on: Friday 29 May 2020
Coronavirus spread threatens Colombia's Amazonian Indigenous communities
News source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2020-05-29/coronavirus-spread-threatens-colombias-amazonian-indigenous-communities

Indigenous communities in Colombia's Amazon region lack medical personnel and infrastructure to handle a pandemic. Some worry the spread of the coronavirus could wipe out entire ethnic groups.

News Colombia Commerce: Ambassador: Venture Capital Key for Attracting Colombian Innovators to Georgia

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
Ambassador: Venture Capital Key for Attracting Colombian Innovators to Georgia
News source: https://www.globalatlanta.com/ambassador-venture-capital-key-for-attracting-colombian-innovators-to-georgia/

Colombia is fresh off the minting of its first tech unicorn, on-demand delivery startup Rappi, which announced in April an investment of up to $1 billion split between Japanese telecom giant SoftBank ...

News Colombia Commerce: Nigeria, South Africa, and Indonesia’s E-commerce Growth Set to Accelerate

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Nigeria, South Africa, and Indonesia’s E-commerce Growth Set to Accelerate
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nigeria-south-africa-indonesia-e-120000753.html

The findings, which will be included in dLocal’s 2019 e-commerce report, provide global merchants a landscape scan and strategy guide for consumer companies targeting the global economy’s most ...

News Colombia Commerce: Vesta Partners with CredibanCo to Promote Secure e-commerce in Colombia

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Vesta Partners with CredibanCo to Promote Secure e-commerce in Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vesta-partners-credibanco-promote-secure-140000965.html

Money20/20--Vesta, a pioneer in guaranteed payment and fraud technologies, has partnered with CredibanCo, a 48-year-old leading electronic payments company in Colombia, to launch Vsafe in the Colombian market. Vsafe is a secure payment solution that combines unparalleled accuracy in fraud detection

News Colombia Commerce: Shopping Malls, an Industry That Continues to Transform

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Shopping Malls, an Industry That Continues to Transform
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/shopping-malls-industry-continues-transform-011800899.html

The shopping mall industry has been transformed in recent years along with its consumers, who every day are increasingly more demanding and have stopped conforming with traditional commercial spaces. Although the sector is experiencing a challenging moment, in countries like Colombia there is plenty

News Colombia Commerce: PriceSmart Announces Plans to Build Two New Warehouse Clubs in Jamaica and Colombia

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
PriceSmart Announces Plans to Build Two New Warehouse Clubs in Jamaica and Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pricesmart-announces-plans-build-two-120000936.html

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) today announced that in September of 2019, it secured approximately 218,000 square feet of land in Jamaica upon which the Company plans to construct its second warehouse club in that country.  This club will be located within the city of

News Colombia Commerce: Alternating Currents

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Alternating Currents
News source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/colombia-venezuela-muslim-community

whose territory straddles the northern stretch of the Colombia-Venezuela border. Maicao didn’t seem to present much potential then. It was tiny, dominated by the Wayuu, and lacking in markets and ...

News Colombia Commerce: dLocal Supports E-Commerce In Emerging Markets

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
dLocal Supports E-Commerce In Emerging Markets
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomgroenfeldt/2019/09/19/dlocal-supports-e-commerce-in-emerging-markets/

“Now it is also Argentina and Colombia, Egypt and India ... Credit cards are the most widely used payment tool in e-commerce, he said, followed by cash where a user purchases a digital code at a ...

News Colombia Commerce: Banana industry worried: Fungus in Colombia threatens most popular variety

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Banana industry worried: Fungus in Colombia threatens most popular variety
News source: https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/nation-world/banana-industry-worried-fungus-in-colombia-threatens-most-popular-variety/65-89b2d4c2-70e6-4e1e-91c6-12072cd7ff2d

LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — Editor's note ... Bananas are also hard to breed, and finding varieties suited to global commerce isn't easy. In addition to being productive, Cavendish plants yield bananas ...

News Colombia Commerce: Colombia fines Uber more than US$629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit

Published on: Monday 12 August 2019
Colombia fines Uber more than US$629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit
News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/colombia-fines-uber-more-than-us-629-000-for-obstructing-regulatory-visit-11803606

Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than US$629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the ...

News Colombia Commerce: Colombia has fined Uber more than $629,000 for being 'disrespectful and obstructive' during a routine inspection

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Colombia has fined Uber more than $629,000 for being 'disrespectful and obstructive' during a routine inspection
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/colombia-fines-uber-more-than-629000-for-obstructing-regulatory-visit-2019-8

Three individual Uber staffers were also fined for what happened during the 2017 visit by the country's commerce regulator ...

News Colombia Commerce: 2019 International E-commerce Expo opens in Yiwu

Published on: Friday 12 April 2019
News source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/2019-international-e-commerce-expo-opens-in-yiwu-300831679.html

the 50,000-square meter International E-commerce Expo this year attracted 1,132 exhibitors from 24 provinces, regions and cities across China, as well as from ten countries and regions, including ...

News Colombia Commerce: Western Union Debuts New Payment Option for Amazon Shoppers in Barbados

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: http://www.caribbean360.com/business/western-union-debuts-new-payment-option-for-amazon-shoppers-in-barbados

Barbados is the first Caribbean island where the option has been made available, after the service was rolled out in 10 countries – Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong ... movement requirements for ...

News Colombia Commerce: Alibaba is on U.S. government’s watchlist because it sells ‘high volumes’ of pirated goods

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/alibaba-on-us-governments-watchlist-because-it-sells-high-volumes-of-pirated-goods-2019-04-25

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group remains on the U.S. government ... Ukraine and Venezuela. Canada and Colombia this year were removed from the blacklist. Canada agreed last ...

News Colombia Commerce: Alibaba marketplace stays on US government piracy blacklist

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/alibaba-marketplace-stays-us-government-piracy-blacklist-62627070

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group remains on the ... Ukraine and Venezuela. Canada and Colombia this year were removed from the blacklist. Canada agreed last year to upgrade intellectual ...