Biden Says New Cuba Sanctions Are "Just The Beginning" President Biden says the newly announced sanctions against Cuba are "just the beginning" after rare widespread protests took over multiple cities on the communist-run island starting earlier in July. In the Thursday fresh sanctions announcement Biden condemned "the mass detentions and sham trials that are unjustly sentencing to prison those who dared to speak out in an effort to intimidate and threaten the Cuban people into silence," according to a White House statement . Specifically these latest sanctions target the defense minister and the National Special Brigade of Cubas Interior Ministry (on top of broader decades-long US sanctions against the government and economy). Cuban Americans at a protest in Miami, via AP Biden said these two officials in particular are spearheading the crackdown on Cuban protesters. He suggested there''s much more to come. "This is just the beginning the United States will continue to sanction individuals responsible for oppression of the Cuban people," Biden said.
Stellar and Advent have joined a list of companies including Ant Group and Western Union, to pitch for an acquisition of MoneyGram.
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #earnings--Western Union''s CEO and CFO will host a webcast and conference call to discuss 2021 second quarter results on August 4, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. ET
Two Philippine companies top the 2021 Best Workplaces in Asia list in two different categories, while seven others join other Asian companies to complete the 2021 roster. In a statement, Best Workplaces said that Canva Philippines, the online design company founded by Filipino-Australian Melanie Perkins, topped the Best 100 Small and Medium Business (SMB) category. DHL Express ranked first among the Best 30 Multinational Companies (MNC) in Asia, according to the list released by Great Place to Work® Philippines today, 20 July 2021. Western Union Services Philippines, Inc., on the other hand, placed 7th in the Best 70 Large category. Completing the MNC category are Ericsson Telecommunications, Inc, 7th; American Express International, 9th; Synchrony Global Service, 13th; Paypal Philippines, 16th; SAS Institute, 22nd; and S&P Global Philippines, 25th. The Best Workplaces in Asia 2021 List is extra special because this is the first year that Philippine-based companies are being recognized with this gold standard of recognition.
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Covina, CA, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Remittance market accounted for US$ 49.49 million in 2020 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 7.6%. Remittances are a term used to describe international money transfers. According to the World Bank, global remittances reached an all-time high of $689 billion in 2018, up from $633 billion in 2017. Increased migration to affluent nations, UN pressure to cut transfer fees, burgeoning FinTech and mobile payments technologies, and an increase in the number of non-bank remittance vendors such as MoneyGram and Western Union are all contributing to the rise in global remittances. As a result of the expanding refugee population and rapid urbanization, the worldwide remittance business was predicted to be worth $49.49 billion in 2019.
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Kulmbach (www.aktiencheck.de) - Western Union-Aktienanalyse von "Der Aktionär": Benjamin Heimlich vom Anlegermagazin "Der Aktionär" nimmt in einer aktuellen Aktienanalyse die Aktie des US-Zahlungsdienstleisters Western Union Co.
Wise wandelt auf den Spuren von Spotify, Palantir und Coinbase: Am Mittwoch ging das Fintech-Unternehmen via Direct Listing in London an die Börse. Der Auslandsüberweisungs-Service der Briten adressiert weltweit Millionen von Menschen und steht in direkter Konkurrenz zu Branchen-Giganten wie Western Union.
As infrastructure develops at our end, we need to offer the same convenience to people sending money out as well, Says Sohini Rajola, Head of Network APAC and Middle East, Western union
The Department of Justice announced today that the Western Union Remission Fund began its third distribution of approximately $66 million in funds forfeited to the United States from the Western Union Company (Western Union) to approximately 6,000 victims located in the United States and abroad. These victims, many of whom were elderly victims of consumer fraud, will be recovering the full amount of their losses.
Western Union has teamed up with Linxo, a French fintech firm to advance both domestic and global digital money transfers.
Since March of 2020, when the first novel coronavirus case was identified in Jamaica, companies across the island have put in place several measures to deal with the situation. One of these measures was the introduction of a work-from-home (WFH) policy. The Business Observer sought the views of several company managers on the WFH policy. Their responses are published below. For the GraceKennedy Group, which has over 2000 employees in the region, in business segments where WFH has been used over the last 15 months, productivity increased to the point where protocols have had to be put in to ensure staff members were taking adequate rest breaks, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Don Wehby told the Business Observer . "A return to the office for those working from home will depend on the levels of full vaccination. "With the exception of manufacturing, banking, Western Union, and other critical areas requiring that staff be present, as much as 60 per cent of staff were now operating from home. "With the Government opening up the economy, what I would say is that we will approach it very carefully in terms of people being back at work. "We have been encouraging our staff to get vaccinated.
SAN DIEGO (AP) Sixty people are charged with running a California-based drug ring that sold methamphetamine around the country and in Australia, authorities announced Tuesday. A federal jury in San Diego issued the indictments in May after a year-long investigation that led to the seizure of 220 pounds (100 kilograms) of meth, 90 guns and $250,000 in cash, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney''s office. Forty-four people were in custody and 16 were being sought, authorities said. Most of those indicted are from San Diego and face charges including importing methamphetamine and conspiracy to distribute meth and to launder money. The drug charges carry at least a 10-year sentence ranging up to life in prison. According to prosecutors, the network obtained thousands of kilograms of methamphetamine from Mexico''s Sinaloa Cartel and smuggled it across the border into the United States in hidden compartments in cars and motorcycles. The defendants then used these cars and motorcycles, along with trains, commercial airlines, the U.S. mail and commercial delivery services like FedEx and UPS, to distribute that methamphetamine to dozens of sub-distributors," according to the U.S. attorney''s office statement.
Western Union is partnering with FinTech Linxo to advance digital money transfers and enable the 3.5 million Linxo users to tap Western Unions platform for domestic and global payments. Massimiliano Alvisini, head of Europe, CIS, and Africa Network at Western Union, said in a press release on Tuesday (June 29) that the collaboration will give Linxo users 
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