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Arcos Dorados Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (”Arcos Dorados”) (NYSE: ARCO) announced yesterday the closing of its underwritten initial public offering of 84,506,788 class A shares at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. The underwriters exercised their over-allotment option in full, thereby increasing the number of shares sold by 11,022,624 class A ...

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Trinidad-Born Author Releases A Charming New Memoir Set In Italy

CaribPR, Milan, Italy, Tues. April 19, 2011: Debut author, Trinidad national Terry Bhola, has delivered a fascinating expatiatory memoir in which he reveals the joys and pains surrounding his acclimatization into the Italian society as a man of color Picking up everything and moving to a new place is never an easy task. However, Bhola and his wife (along with ...

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Emera Appoints Judy Steele, FCA, as Interim Chief Financial Officer

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — (TSX: EMA): Chris Huskilson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Emera Inc., is pleased to announce that Judy Steele, FCA, has been appointed interim Chief Financial Officer of Emera, effective May 16, 2011. Ms. Steele is replacing Nancy Tower, FCA, who was recently appointed CEO for Emera Newfoundland and Labrador, and Executive ...

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BlackBerry WebWorks SDK 2.0 for Tablet OS and Smartphones, and BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR Now Available

CaribPR Wire, Miami, FL, Tues. April 19, 2011: Today RIM has made two important introductions for developers: the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK 2.0 for Tablet OS and Smartphones, and the final version of its BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR.  The BlackBerry WebWorks SDK 2.0 for Tablet OS and Smartphones  With this release, the following changes are introduced:  * JavaScript ...

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JetBlue Likes Easy Access: The Tropical-Loving Airline Announces its Intent to Launch Service from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to St. Maarten

– Puerto Rico’s largest carrier will add to its 27 daily departures from San Juan this summer by launching an eighth non-stop destination this fall –  NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the largest carrier in Puerto Rico in terms of capacity, is making it even easier to travel between San Juan and neighboring Caribbean ...

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Spotlight To Shine On Investing In The Caribbean

Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, April 15, 2011: Investing in the Caribbean region’s tourism sector will be the focus of a power breakfast this June, presented by the Caribbean Tourism Organization and Hard Beat Communications, Inc., in collaboration with the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Hard Beat Communications, a digital media solutions company specializing in the Caribbean ...

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Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones v1.1 is out of beta and will be available in BlackBerry App World

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 13, 2011: BlackBerry smartphone users can now add locations to their tweets by enabling the ‘Add location to tweet’ feature in the Options menu.  Once enabled, simply click the new compass icon on the Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones Home screen to add your current location.  The updated release also includes beta user requested features ...

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Blackberry Travel App Is Now Available In Most Caribbean Markets

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 6, 2011: BlackBerry® Travel™, an application that provides BlackBerry® smartphone users with an all-in-one integrated tool to plan, book, manage and share travel activities quickly and easily, is now available in the major markets of the Caribbean. The new app was recently announced in February at MWC 2011 in Barcelona and is now ready ...

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AirTran Airways Proclaims “Bermuda Shorts Day” in Baltimore/Washington

– Low Cost Leader Celebrates New Nonstop Flights from the National Capital Region to Bermuda –  BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today began new nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and L.F. Wade International Airport in St. George’s, Bermuda.  To mark the first flight, ...

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UWI Scholarship Recipients to Benefit from $300,000 Raised

The University of the West Indies’ second annual benefit gala in Toronto a huge success  TORONTO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The University of the West Indies (UWI) raised approximately $300,000 at its second annual benefit gala in Toronto on March 26th. The gala honoured notable individuals who have made significant contributions to UWI and the Caribbean and Canadian communities.  ...

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