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BUSINESS

Amazon Goes Big In Latin America

Global e-commerce firm Amazon opened its largest last-mile delivery center in Latin America. The warehouse in Mexico City was established as the company hopes to offer quicker deliveries in one of the region’s most populous cities. Reuters has reported that the e-commerce giant launched in Mexico in 2015, and has since invested 52 billion pesos or US$3 billion, in an […]

BUSINESS

Spain Antitrust Watchdog Puts Amazon And Apple In A Spot Of Bother 

Spain’s antitrust regulator has imposed fines worth a total of 218 million dollars on Amazon and Apple for colluding to restrict competition on the Amazon website in Spain.  CNMC says the two contracts the companies signed on October 31, 2018, granting Amazon the status of authorized Apple dealer, included anti-competitive clauses that affected the online market for electronic devices in […]

NEWS

Brazil’s Amazon Megaprojects Threaten Lula’s Green Ambitions

RIO DE JANEIRO — After his swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 1, Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked up the ramp to the presidential palace arm in arm with Indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire, instantly recognizable by his yellow headdress and wooden lip plate. But a major railway that would accelerate deforestation in Metuktire’s ancestral land risks souring relations between the leftist […]

TALKING BOOKS

I

I am IYeah one ISome say I and IBut it’s still I I came into this worldAnd grew up as INo one can replace II am the only I on earth I have to account for IIn all institutionsAnd before all menEven in the final judgment, it’s I It is I at work or playAnd I will have the last […]

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THIS BOOK

This book shall be read by the clergy, nobility, commoner, and journalist This book is new; this book is different; this book is for the optimist and pessimist This book shall speak to political, social, spiritual, and economic issues This book shall argue for the pursuit of happiness, regardless of one’s status or dues This book is against injustice, inequality, […]

SPORTS

Captain Rovman Powell Turns Up The Heat In CPL

Captain Rovman Powell no-nonsense play helps his Jamaica Tallawahs secure their second win in the 2022 Caribbean Premier League with a four-wicket triumph over the Guyana Amazon Warriors at Warner Park in St. Kitts on Saturday. The Tallawahs won the toss and decided to bowl first, restricting the Amazon Warriors to 142-6 from their 20 overs. On a difficult pitch […]

BUSINESS

Amazon Takes Hit In First Quarter

Amazon has reported a first-quarter loss of $3.8 billion due to lower online sales and a fall in the value of its shares in electric vehicle firm Rivian. This is the company’s first quarterly loss since 2015. The multinational technology company sees its sales slip three percent in the first three months of the year, as the boom in its […]

BUSINESS

Workers Give Amazon Nosebleed In New York

There was no letup in New York when Amazon workers took to the poll to vote for a trade union to represent their interests. This is the first time the company will have to meet a trade union at the bargaining table since its U.S. operations. Workers at a warehouse in New York voted 55% in favor of joining the […]

BUSINESS

Amazon Still Dances With The Stars

If you think business is not booming, then ask Amazon. The American multinational technology company which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence continues to perform beyond expectations. The company has recently become a powerful player in the online advertising space, and its number doesn’t lie. Amazon notched up $31.2 billion in ad revenues last year, representing […]

BUSINESS

Price On Amazon’s Prime Membership Lift Off

Amazon has announced that it would be boosting the price of its Prime membership for U.S. customers, citing rising costs as the reason behind the decision. In a letter to investors outlining its fourth-quarter earnings, the company stated that increased wage and transportation costs along with its expansion of membership benefits have led the online retail giant to increase its […]