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May Trial For Popular Guyanese Entrepreneur

Edul “Ed” Ahmad News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 2, 2012: The man who to some was once the darling of the Guyanese community in Richmond Hill, Queens, where he sponsored a cricket team, donated to many politicians and made owning a home affordable for many, is set to go on trial in a New York Court this May. ...

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MOI Accelerates Implementation of Siesmic Risk Plan in Northern Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul said Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program, will accelerate the implementation of the Seismic Risk Plan (SRP) in Northern Haiti, which seeks to improve the way that this region prepares for and reduces risks of earthquakes. Haiti’s northeastern region is one ...

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Haitian Leaders Maintain Strong Focus on Attracting Investments That Will Accelerate the Vision for Sustainable Economic Development Based on Decentralization and Job Creation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In a Club de Madrid Conference held today in Port-au-Prince, Jorge Quiroga, the former president of Bolivia, and Jose Maria Figueres, the former president of Costa Rica, conferred with the Presidential Advisory Council for Economic Growth and Investment (PACEGI) and Haitian business leaders regarding investment opportunities waiting within Haiti’s mining and eco-tourism sectors. ...

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Leap To Barbados For Hot Hotel Savings

Wire, New York, NY (February 29, 2012) – True savings only come once every four years. This Leap Year, on February 29th only, visitors can save on their hotel stay when they book travel to Barbados at over 25 participating hotels and attractions. This one time Leap to Barbados special gives travelers a chance to leap away to the sun-drenched ...

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Haitian Minister Mayard-Paul Witnesses Community Development Program in Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s Minister of the Interior and Chief of Staff, Thierry Mayard-Paul, representing Haiti’s President Michel Martelly, attended the inauguration of the Rural Clinic of Veron in Punta Cana, the only primary care facility serving the local community, where 60 percent of its patients are Haitians. Dominican businessman Frank Rainieri, president of ...

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A More Violent Caribbean – UNDP

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2012: The Caribbean region has become more violent and it is the main challenge facing Caribbean countries. That’s according to the Caribbean Human Development Report 2012 from the UNDP. Across all countries, 48 percent of respondents to the Citizen Security Survey 2010, were found to have worried at some time about becoming ...

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Blue Equity Chairman For Invest Caribbean Now 2012

Jonathan Blue CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2012: “There are many opportunities for well capitalized, foreign investors entering into the emerging economies of the Caribbean.” That’s the word from one of the top 50 powerful Louisvillians and chairman and managing director of Blue Equity, LLC., Jonathan S. Blue, one of the speakers of this year’s Invest Caribbean ...

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Stanford Saw Antigua As “Crown Jewel” Jury Hears

News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Feb. 17, 2012: The former Sir R. Allen Stanford, the man U.S. federal prosecutors accuse of a $7 billion investor scam through certificates of deposit in an offshore bank, saw his adopted country of Antigua and Barbuda as a “crown jewel.” The disclosure came from a lawyer and former U.S. Customs Agent Thursday, who testified ...

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Caribbean Report Rise In 2011 Tourist Arrivals

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Feb. 15, 2012: The Caribbean region saw a growth in last year in tourist arrivals to its shore, Statistical Specialist of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Sean Smith, revealed today. Smith said the region welcomed an estimated 23.8 million tourists in 2011, 3.3 per cent rise over 2010 when just over 23 million stay-over visitors came ...

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CARICOM Leaders and Haiti’s Minister of the Interior Agree that Collaboration is Key to a Stronger Caribbean

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In meeting with the President of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Mr. Desire Delano Bouterse and the Bureau of Heads of Government during CARICOM’s two-day mission to Haiti, Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul stressed that Haiti is charting a new course for sustainable economic development. “We are focusing our efforts on investment ...

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