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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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Caribbean Nationals Urged To Make Sure They Count This Census

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: With the return day for all Census forms set for tomorrow, April 1, Carib ID, the movement started in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted across the U.S., is urging all Caribbeans to make sure they fill out and return their 2010 U.S. Census form while writing ...

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Carib ID On Media Blitz Push For Accurate Caribbean Census Count

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 19, 2010: Carib ID, the movement founded to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted, this week ramped up a media blitz of interviews and online promotions as the countdown begins to the April 1st return date for Census forms. CaribID founder Felicia Persaud has been on a media blitz all week, spreading the important ...

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Caribbean Nationals Reminded To Make Nationality Count This Census

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 22, 2010: Caribbean nationals and Caribbean Americans across the U.S. are being reminded to ensure they write in their nationality on their 2010 Census forms this census. The message was repeated many times over this past weekend as Carib ID founder, Felicia Persaud, took to the airwaves of Caribbean shows across the U.S. ...

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