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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti—The World Council of Credit Unions said it will assess the agricultural investment landscape in specific target zones in this country as part of a value chain assessment (VCA) being funded by USAID Haiti’s INVEST program.

KINGSTON, Jamaica–The Jamaica Police Co-operative Credit Union Ltd (JPCCU) is reporting a net surplus of $94.5 million, surpassing that of 2017 by 3.2% for the year ending Dec. 31, 2018.

DUBLIN, Ireland–At least three-dozen credit unions in Ireland have imposed a limit on the deposits members can have, in some cases as low as €15,000, as a result of negative interest rates now in place at the country’s two largest banks.