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CARICOM Consular Corps Slams NYPD Over Arrest Of Camillo Gonsalves

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the U.N., Camillo Gonsalves. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 3, 2012: The CARICOM Consular Corps in New York is slamming the New York Police Department following the arrest of Ambassador of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Camillo Gonsalves, last Wednesday. The Corps met in an emergency meeting yesterday, April 2, and ...

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St. Vincent Seeks Redress Following Arrest Of UN Ambassador

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the U.N., Camillo Gonsalves. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 30, 2012: St. Vincent & Grenadines says it is seeking “redress” following the arrest of the son of the Prime Minister of St. Vincent & the Grenadines and ambassador to the U.N., Camillo Gonsalves. Gonsalves, was reportedly handcuffed by an overzealous New ...

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Sir Richard Branson to be honored during Caribbean Week NYC

Sir Richard Branson CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 30, 2012: Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group will be presented with the first Invest Caribbean Now Leadership Award for his services to entrepreneurship in the region on June 6th in New York City. The presentation will take place during New York’s Caribbean Week at the second Invest Caribbean ...

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French Ministry to Bring Haitian Delegates to France

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Following a series of meetings between Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul and Jean Dussourd, Prefet Referent on Haiti to the French Ministry of the Interior, Mr. Dussourd will be organizing visits to France by Haitian delegations as a way to increase collaboration and information exchange. “The proposal to bring Haitian delegates ...

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Haiti’s Minister of Interior and UNDP Sr. Program Director Confer on Disaster Planning

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Focusing on Haiti’s natural disaster planning and creation of strong community-based civil defense programs, Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul, accompanying President Michel Martelly, met with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Senior Director, Jessica Faieta to discuss progress and next steps. The meeting, which took place March 21 in Port-au-Prince, comes within ...

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Miss Guyana World For NYC Appearance

Miss Guyana World 2012, Arti Cameron. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 26, 2012: Miss Guyana World 2012, Arti Cameron, is set to make yet another public appearance in New York City – this time at the launch party of the JRG Bikini Under the Bridge Fashion Show. This red carpet event is the first in a series of ...

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In Historic First for Developing Countries, Haiti Launches “Seismic Risk Reduction” Plan

CAP HAITIEN, Haiti, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul and United Nation’s Development Program (UNDP) administrator, Helen Clark hosted a landmark validation ceremony in Cap-Haitien today, putting into action a precedent-setting “Seismic Risk Reduction Plan for Northern Haiti.” The plan, a flagship project for UNDP and its national partners, is a joint venture between ...

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Allen Iverson For The Dominican Republic

Allen Iverson. (Photo: AP/Ibrahim Usta) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. Mar. 23, 2012: American professional basketball player, Allen Iverson, is set to now play in the Dominican Republic. The former Philadelphia 76ers star will play for Pueblo Nuevo in the DR for a month, the Associated Press quoted Team president Milton Nunez as saying. Iverson, 36, is set to arrive ...

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Tobago Tourism Board and Hotel Association Sign with Regatta Travel Solutions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In a joint effort, the Tobago Hotel & Tourism Association and the Tobago Tourism Board have both signed agreements with Regatta Travel Solutions. Regatta’s booking engine solution coupled with online marketing strategy will attract online bookings to the tourism industry at a lower commission making each booking more profitable and allowing more revenue ...

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Haitian Decentralization Plan, Katye Pam Poze, Launched in Jacmel with First Cafe Community Dialogue

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s recently-launched community-based decentralization program, Katye Pam Poze (KPP), kicked off its community cafe series in Jacmel with nearly 100 local residents sharing their views on what their neighborhoods need most. According to Minister of the Interior Thierry Mayard-Paul, who is spearheading and coordinating President Michel Martelly’s new program, “every community’s needs are ...

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