News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: The corporate tax rate in several countries in the Caribbean is almost on par with the U.S’ 35 percent. Here are 6 countries with a tax rate of 30 percent or higher according to Deloitte & Touche:

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017:While the interest in investing in Cuba is growing, a top US attorney says “it is (now) important to understand the applicable regulatory rules, and the potential direction of President-elect Trump’s policy on Cuba” Carl Valenstein, a partner with the law firm Morgan Lewis, recently said in an article on the company’s website, that the US sanctions on Cuba are a regulatory minefield right now.

TRACEY REESE AT DESKNo one knew what First Lady Michelle Obama would choose to wear on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. That decision is generally a secret kept from the public and designers until she appears under the spotlights. And when she stepped out onto the stage that historic night, the First Lady wore a custom design shimmering pink and gold brocade Tracy Reese dress. "It's probably my proudest moment," said Reese, speaking from the Bahamas, where she was vacationing. That night, Reese tweeted:

BittNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016: This year, News Americas Now’s Upstart Business of the Year title goes to Bitt, a Barbados-based financial technology company that has seen tremendous growth this year. The Hastings, Barbados company, founded in 2013, is a digital asset exchange, which owns and operates a trading platform for Bitcoin and other fiat currencies and focuses on providing access to cryptocurrencies in emerging markets.

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