Jamaica National group expanded its remittance services with the acquisition of two moneys service operators.
Cuba is undergoing a massive restructuring of its labour force, leaving workers fearful of what the future holds.
After swine flu proved far less lethal than feared, opinion has divided on whether the epidemic was a valuable test-run that left the world better prepared to handle a more lethal avian flu pandemic, or an episode that left the public jaded and weary.
Migrant workers from Central America and the Caribbean were able to send home more money to their families during the first months of 2010, compared to the same time last year, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said.
When U.S. officials granted temporary protected status to Haitians in the United States days after the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, they expected as many as 200,000 applications. But nearly three months later, federal officials say 42,942 Haitians have filed for TPS.