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HBO Latin America Presents its New Channel, HBO Signature

MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America enriches its premium television offering with the launch of a new HBO channel, HBO Signature. This new channel, which can only be enjoyed by those who subscribe to HBO’s premium package, arrives to further enhance the originality and exclusivity of the brand’s original programming by offering the market’s most premium and ...

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Haiti Minister of the Interior & OAS Discuss Potential Areas of Cooperation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s Minister of the Interior Thierry Mayard-Paul accompanied by Prime Minister Garry Conille at a meeting with Ambassador Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General for the Organization of American States, discussed potential cooperation in the areas of civil registry, security and disaster relief. Topics addressed included a potential contribution from the OAS to strengthen ...

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Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic Among Blacks Says New Book

CaribPR Wire, Brooklyn, New York, January 19, 2012. Chronic vitamin D deficiency is a silent epidemic that is taking the lives of countless blacks worldwide. Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic: Strategies to Fight Diseases and Prolong Life for Black People (ISBN 978-0-912444-49-9), is the first book to comprehensively address the under-examined issue of critical vitamin D deficiency among blacks, ...

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Irwine G. Clare Elected To Serve on Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 17, 2012: The Diaspora U.S. North East Advisory Board has announced the election of Irwine G. Clare, Sr. to serve in the capacity of Advisory Board Member. He will replace Patrick Beckford who will remain as N.E. Board Chairman until the regional conference to be held later this year. Clare will assume office ...

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Fashion Icon Donna Karan, Explores Investment Opportunities in Haiti’s Heartland

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Donna Karan accompanied Haitian Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul, as he visited the cities of Jeremiah and Jacmel during his “listening campaign.” The visits, a continuation of the Minister’s tour of Haiti’s heartland, are aimed at advancing the government’s goals for building a sustainable economy through investments that support ...

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EduK Group Announces Executive Appointments Focused on Managing Growth of Puerto Rico Operations

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Chief Executive Officer Wallace Pond, Ph.D., today announced new roles for executives on the senior leadership team of the EduK Group, the largest provider of private, postsecondary career education in Puerto Rico. Guillermo Nigaglioni, who previously held the position of President and CEO of Instituto de Banca y Comercio (IBC), will retain ...

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Stay at Best Western®, Earn LifeMiles From the Avianca and TACA Frequent Flyer Program

LIMA, Peru, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Best Western International, Inc., THE WORLD’S BIGGEST HOTEL FAMILY®, announced today that members of its Best Western Rewards® frequency program can now earn 250 LifeMiles, the frequent flyer points from Avianca and TACA Airlines, for every qualified stay at any Best Western hotel around the world. In addition, between January 16, 2012 and ...

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Haiti, Two Years Later

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Jan. 13, 2012: Two years after the horrific earthquake in Haiti, some 500,000 people still live under terrible conditions in makeshift camps. That’s the word from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which was working in Haiti before the disaster and lost 12 staff members in the earthquake. The piles of rubble and gaping holes ...

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Guyana’s Parliamentary Opposition Select Speaker Much To Ire Of President

Raphael Trotman takes the oath as Speaker of the Guyana National Assembly. (Demerara Waves image) News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Jan. 13, 2012: Guyana has a new speaker of the parliament and its minority-elected President is not too happy. A Party for National Unity, with 26 seats, in the House, and the Alliance For Change, with seven seats, used their ...

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Sangart Initiates Phase 1b Study of MP4CO in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sangart, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing life-saving medicines specifically designed to enhance the perfusion and oxygenation of ischemic (oxygen deprived) tissues through targeted oxygen and other gas delivery, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1b study designed to evaluate the safety of MP4CO treatment in patients with sickle cell ...

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