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Families Should Create a Hurricane Survival Plan, PADF Says

  ‘Active’ hurricane season is predicted for Caribbean, Central America WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire/ — On the eve of what is predicted to be one of the worst Atlantic hurricane seasons in years, the Pan American Development Foundation is urging residents in Central America and the Caribbean to put together emergency plans. (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO ) “Families need to put together ...

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World GTL Inc Files Largest Ever Lawsuit Against Trinidad Government-Owned Petrotrin

US $2 Billion Lawsuit Claims Petrotrin Expropriated Assets in Joint Venture Company, World GTL Trinidad Limited NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ — World GTL Inc, in the largest lawsuit ever filed against a private or Government-owned company in Trinidad, and amid upcoming elections, said it had served, with the help of a court order there, the Government-owned Petroleum Company of ...

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Last Remaining Mangrove Wetland in Barbados Disappearing due to Unchecked Pollution and Government Inaction

– Migratory bird stop between North and South America at risk  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6 /PRNewswire/ — A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution and poor water quality.  The Graeme Hall wetland is the last remaining mangrove in Barbados — a red mangrove ...

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Emera to Acquire a 38% Interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that it will acquire a 38% interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: “LPH”) from Leucadia National Corporation (”Leucadia”). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million.  LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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Susan Reichle, Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Chief, Visits Haiti, Meets with Haitian Government and Disaster Relief Leaders

Joins Assistant Secretary of State Eric Schwartz as USAID Operations Transition from Emergency Response to Long-Term Reconstruction  WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Susan Reichle, USAID’s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government’s ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued ...

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FCCA Names Kevin Sheehan Chairman

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) is proud to announce today it has named Kevin Sheehan as Chairman of its Executive Committee. Sheehan, who is also Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line, replaces Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corp., who steps down from the FCCA Chairman’s post following 10 years of distinguished service. ...

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HBO Premieres Treme in the Caribbean

MIAMI, April 20 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the new series Treme in the Caribbean on April 25th. The story chronologically follows the political and economic effects that arose after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans in 2005.  “This new series illustrates how the residents of New Orleans lived after it was struck by ...

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Caribbean Nationals In The U.S. Urged Not To Be Foolish

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 9, 2010: Caribbean nationals across New York State and the U.S., who have yet to fill out and return their 2010 Census forms are being urged to not be foolish and squander the opportunity to truly stand up and count. There is still time for the form to the filled out and returned ...

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Record Number of ABE Top Paper Awards in Trinidad

LONDON, April 13/PRNewswire/ — The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is pleased to announce that there were a record-breaking 21 top paper award winners in Trinidad in the December 2009 ABE examinations. This is a tremendous achievement by ABE students and colleges alike and they deserve to be congratulated on their success. Two colleges in particular, SBCS and CTS, deserve ...

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Guyana-Born Cultural Ambassador Brings Traditional Celebration To Essequibo

 CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 2, 2010: Guyana-born award-winning cultural ambassador, natural lifestyle consultant and master drummer, Menes De Griot, is set to bring a traditional twist to Easter celebration in his country of birth this weekend.  Griot, son of the late Art Sebastion Broomes, will be celebrating Easter in true Kweh Kweh tradition on the Essequibo Coast ...

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