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EXCLUSIVE – 2010 Write In Census Data Reflects Need For Caribbean Self-Identification Category – Carib ID

Caribbean nationals are put at over a million at the annual West Indian Labor Day Carnival in Brooklyn, NY alone By Andy Turner NAN News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 16, 2012: The paltry data released to Carib ID from the U.S. Census on those Caribbean nationals who got the group’s advocacy message to write in their nationality ...

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The Caribbean Can Cut Energy Costs With Renewables

Jennifer Baldwin, Research Fellow, Energy and Environment, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), Inter-American Development Group. CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 16, 2012: Caribbean businesses have great potential to cut high energy costs by investing in renewables. That’s according to Jennifer Baldwin, Research Fellow, Energy and Environment, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), Inter-American Development Group, and one of three panelists who will ...

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Super Wings NY Winner of the “2012 Best Wings in Brooklyn” Opens Second Location in the East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn, NY

Colette Burnett is joined by New York State Assembly Member Nick Perry, business leaders, and supporters in cutting the ribbon on her new Super WIngs NY East Flatbush Restaurant. (Photo credit: Lerone Ault) CaribPR Wire, Brooklyn, NY–(www.mysuperwingsny.com)–Colette Burnett, winner of the Food Network’s Throw Down with Bobby Flay, and recently crowned the 1st Place Winner “Best Wings in Brooklyn 2012,” ...

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Martelly Administration Launches Community-based Decentralization Program

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The government of President Michel Martelly, working through the Ministry of Interior and local communities, today launched Katye Pam Pose (KPP), an innovative, community-based decentralization program. Katye Pam Pose (KPP), which is the cornerstone of the Haitian government’s National Decentralization Agenda, is focused on improving delivery of government services, as well as fostering ...

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Anguilla Hotel & Tourism Association Signs with Regatta

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Anguilla’s Hotel & Tourism Association has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookAnguilla.com, a new website which will allow consumers to book hotels and villas in Anguilla. “We are thrilled about adding Anguilla to our portfolio of Caribbean destinations,” said Ashwin Kamlani, President of Regatta Travel Solutions. “Our existing clients ...

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West Indies Cricket Superstars To Kick-Off Global Fundraiser In Memory Of Late Teammate Runako Morton

CaribPR Wire, LONDON, England, Fri. Mar. 9, 2012: Following the sudden shocking death of West Indies international cricketer, Runako Morton, in a car accident last Sunday, March 4th, the Caribbean has been in a state of mourning for an enormously popular cricketer whose career spanned 17 years at the regional, national and international levels. In light of last weekend’s tragic ...

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Caribbean, Latin American Nations Can’t Slip U.S. Drug Producing, Money Laundering List

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 9, 2012: When it comes to making the U.S’ list of major money laundering, illicit drug producing and/or drug-transit countries, several Latin American and Caribbean nations simply cannot hide. This year, several have again slapped with the label by the U.S. State Department in its annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. Snagging the title ...

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Chamber of Commerce Of Saint Martin Partners With Invest Caribbean Now

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. March 9, 2012: The spotlight is set to shine on investment opportunities on the French Caribbean territory of Saint Martin in New York City this June at the 2012 Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum. La Chambre Consulaire Interprofessionnelle de Saint-Martin, (CCISM) has signed on as one of the partners of the second annual Caribbean ...

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Haiti’s Decentralization Strategy and Priority Sectors Receive a SWIFT Boost as U.S. Naval Vessel and Crew Complete Three Week Mission

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — International civilian and military teams aboard the U.S. naval vessel HSV SWIFT have completed their three-week mission of knowledge-sharing and capacity building in Northern Haiti, significantly strengthening the nation in key priority sectors and advancing the Martelly administration’s strategy for decentralization. Presiding over a ceremony marking the departure of the vessel and crew, ...

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Pan-American Life Insurance Group Reports Strong Financial Results in 2011

NEW ORLEANS, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life and health insurance in Latin America and the US Hispanic market, today announced financial results for the full year ending December 31, 2011. Revenues grew 9.8 percent to $470 million, while pre-tax operating earnings also gained 9.8 percent to close the year at ...

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