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Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities – New York Times

New York TimesCuba Seizures Now Present OpportunitiesNew York TimesBut companies interested in foreign investment in Cuba are probably imagining how their settlements could be exchanged for other investment deals, said Robert L. Muse, a Washington lawy... Continue reading →

PR News

Legendary Jamaican Jazz Musician Monty Alexander Returns With A Holiday Tradition To Washington, D.C.

Share Legendary Jamaican Jazz Musician Monty Alexander. CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 19, 2014: In what has now become a holiday tradition at Washington, D.C.’s most jazz club, Grammy and Soul Train-nominated Jamaican jazz musician, Monty Alexander, will return … Continue reading

Pan Am Games a Hot Ticket, Time to Buy is Now to Support Your Athletes

Share TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games sell more than 225,000 tickets already TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ­­ Ticket sales for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are off and running, with more than 225,000 tickets already sold. Thousands of … Continue reading

APR Energy Renews 25MW Power Contract in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Share Two-year contract extension adds to record renewals JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces that it has signed a two-year extension for its 25MW contract in … Continue reading

Entertainment

Gucci to check Chinese suppliers after TV exploitation charges

Share Tweet MILAN (Reuters) – Italian fashion house Gucci said on Monday it would strengthen controls on its suppliers after a television program showed Chinese employees working more than three times their official hours to assemble its handbags. The head … Continue reading →

Business

Expanding Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Representatives of governments, financial institutions, business, academia and civil society groups from Latin America and the Caribbean met outside the negotiations at the Lima climate conference on December 6, 2014, to share experiences on how finance …

Sports

CARIBBEAT: rsquoTis the season to give generously – Macro Insider

CARIBBEAT: rsquoTis the season to give generouslyMacro Insider... Haiti and Trinidad and its expanding. In addition, TOCO operates soccer clinics, college showcases for Caribbean student-athletes and American coaches, nutritional education efforts, and sports gear donations —from balls to uniforms and other gear.and more » Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

Jamaican National Jailed For Fake U.S. Passport

Share Tweet The U.S. Customs and Border Protection checking passports on entry into a U.S. port. News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. Dec. 23, 2014: A 42-year-old Jamaican national will spend the next eight months in prison followed by three years … Continue reading

Call For Peace As Relatives Mourn Slain Puerto Rico Origin NYPD Cop

Share Tweet Officer Rafael Ramos and family. (Facebook image) News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Dec. 22, 2014: The Puerto Rican origin family of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos yesterday called for peace and forgiveness as the city continued reeling from the shocking … Continue reading

Hold Off On Those Cuban Cigars For Now – U.S./Cuba Changes Won’t Take Effect For Weeks

Share Tweet Rolling Cuban cigars. (Havanatradingcompany image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 19, 2014: President Barack Obama’s historic executive policy changes towards Cuba, as announced on Wednesday, has many excitedly thinking of travel to the … Continue reading

What Exactly Does Obama’s Historic Cuba Changes Mean?

Share Tweet President Obama with Cuban President Raoul Castro, r., at the memorial service of South African President Nelson Mandela on December 19, 2013. The two shook hands in a historic move by Castro. (Reuters TV image) By NAN Staff … Continue reading

TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Sell More Than 225,000 Tickets Already

Share Tweet This will be the venue of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games’ opening ceremony. TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Ticket sales for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are off and running, with more than 225,000 tickets already … Continue reading

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